Tag: IBM

IBM Report Reveals Top Data Breach Trends as Costs Hit All-Time High

IBM Security released its 2022 Cost of a Data Breach Report, revealing costlier and higher-impact data breaches than ever before, with the global average cost of a data breach reaching an all-time high of $4.35 million for studied organizations. With breach costs increasing nearly 13% over the last two years of the annual report, the findings suggest these […]

IBM Report Examines Cyberattack Trends of 2021

Ransomware and vulnerability exploitations together were able to “imprison” businesses across the globe in 2021, with manufacturing emerging as the most targeted industry while supply chain woes grew, according to a new report from IBM Security. While the annual X-Force Threat Intelligence Index found phishing was the most common cause of cyberattacks in general in the past […]

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Biden, Tech Giants, and Educators Partner to Bolster Nation’s Cybersecurity

On Aug. 25, President Joe Biden met with private-sector tech giants, such as Google and Apple, and education leaders to discuss the whole-of-nation effort and workforce training needed to address cybersecurity threats. Some of the technology companies pledged billions of dollars to support cybersecurity initiatives.

IBM Study: Every Data Breach Costs Companies Over $4.2M on Average

IBM Security announced the results of a global study which found that data breaches now cost surveyed companies $4.24 million per incident on average—the highest cost in the 17-year history of the report. Based on in-depth analysis of real-world data breaches experienced by over 500 organizations, IBM said the study suggests that security incidents became more costly […]

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Not Ready to Make the Leap to Blockchain? You’re Not Alone

Over the past year, technology evangelists have pushed hard to expand the adoption of blockchain (distributed ledger technology) for broad-ranging enterprise solutions. What began as a tool to track and verify cryptocurrency transactions has become the darling new technology that will help solve the world’s privacy, security, and financial transaction problems. Despite these efforts, and […]

IoT Security: Five Facts

Infographic: Internet of things Security: Five Facts

Every day, more and more devices are being developed and added to the Internet of Things (IoT). Hannah Merry from IBM suggests that we share a collective responsibility to help make and keep the IoT secure. In the following infographic, she presents five facts that can help you navigate the ever-expanding world of connected devices.

Chip Breakthrough Carries Digital Data as Sound Waves

In what is labeled a breakthrough, researchers from Australia are the first to successfully store light-based information as sound waves on a microchip. The new chip slows down the speed photons travel when processing the data being carried by them, making them ideal for use in computing.