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  • Former IBM Group Manager Brendan Hannigan Named Polaris Venture Partner - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Former IBM Group Manager Brendan Hannigan Named Polaris Venture Partner

    Brendan Hannigan, former general manager of the security division at IBM, has joined Polaris Partners as a venture partner to support the investment company’s efforts to finance and establish security, cloud and software-as-a-service businesses. He also plans to invest in technology startups and seek new business opportunities in his new position, Polaris said Thursday. “For more than 15 years, we've known Brendan as a great […] More

  • 1K Businesses Adopt IBM Cloud-Based Threat Intell Exchange Network; Brendan Hannigan Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    1K Businesses Adopt IBM Cloud-Based Threat Intell Exchange Network; Brendan Hannigan Comments

    At least 1,000 enterprises in many sectors have started to access IBM's threat intelligence database through a cloud-based network to facilitate information sharing and industry collaboration in an effort to address cyber attacks. The company said Thursday the IBM X-Force Exchange platform, launched in April, is designed to provide users access to a 700-terabyte repository that contains […] More

  • IBM Offers Threat Intell Database Via X-Force Exchange; Brendan Hannigan Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM Offers Threat Intell Database Via X-Force Exchange; Brendan Hannigan Comments

    IBM has made its threat intelligence database available to customers and industry via the cloud-based IBM X-Force Exchange platform to drive information sharing and collaboration to mitigate potential cyber attacks. The company said Thursday the platform will provide access to more than 700 terabytes of information on malware, vulnerabilities, IP address and website reputation, spam and phishing attacks, and real-time threat indicators. […] More

  • IBM Study Indicates Cyber Concerns of CISOs; Brendan Hannigan Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM Study Indicates Cyber Concerns of CISOs; Brendan Hannigan Comments

    A new IBM study indicates a growing concern among security leaders over what they perceive as rising external threats. The survey of chief information security officers and other leaders says 60 percent of respondents believe their organizations lack the necessary resources to engage in a cyber war, IBM said Tuesday. Organizations see big data, cloud and mobile as critical components in […] More

  • IBM Deploys 'Smart Analytics' Tech for Enterprise Cloud Security - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM Deploys ‘Smart Analytics’ Tech for Enterprise Cloud Security

    IBM has put together a new suite of tools designed to keep cloud data protected through the use of smart analytics technology. The Dynamic Cloud Security portfolio is a collection of the company’s software and services curated by its engineers in the past year to provide offerings for visibility, management of security operations, control of data and to authenticate access to applications in the hybrid cloud, IBM said […] More

  • IBM Launches Data Security Forensics Offering; Brendan Hannigan Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM Launches Data Security Forensics Offering; Brendan Hannigan Comments

    IBM has launched a security diagnostics technology offering for enterprises to protect data and networks from external and internal threats. The company intends for security teams within organizations to deploy the Security QRadar Incident Forensics software to reconstruct the activities of cyber criminals for investigation, IBM said Tuesday. Brendan Hannigan, general manager of IBM Security Systems, […] More

  • IBM Completes Purchase of Security Software Firm Trusteer, Plans Lab in Israel - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM Completes Purchase of Security Software Firm Trusteer, Plans Lab in Israel

    IBM has finalized the purchase of security software provider Trusteer Ltd. for an undisclosed amount following a definitive agreement signed on Aug. 15. Trusteer develops and provides software and cloud-based security-as-a-service products designed to help organizations prevent fraudulent activities and other potential threats against virtual networks, IBM said Tuesday. “The acquisition of Trusteer builds on more […] More

  • IBM Launches New Security Intelligence Software; Brendan Hannigan Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM Launches New Security Intelligence Software; Brendan Hannigan Comments

    IBM has developed a new security intelligence software offering that is intended to help organizations detect threats to their infrastructure. The IBM QRadar Vulnerability Manager works to gather threat information and provide security personnel with a single view of network vulnerability, IBM said Thursday. The software is designed to help combat potential attacks, build up […] More

  • IBM Completes Purchase of Q1 Labs, Beefs Up New Security Division - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM Completes Purchase of Q1 Labs, Beefs Up New Security Division

    IBM has finalized its acquisition of Q1 Labs for an undisclosed amount, less than a month after the company announced its intent to buy on Oct. 4. Q1 Labs will join IBM’s newly formed security systems division, which integrates IBM’s Tivoli, rational and information management security software, appliances, lab offerings and services.  Q1 Labs CEO Brendan Hannigan will assume […] More

  • IBM Acquires Q1 Labs for Security Intelligence Software - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM Acquires Q1 Labs for Security Intelligence Software

    IBM announced today an agreement to acquire security intelligence software provider Q1 Labs for an undisclosed price. The deal will enable IBM to help clients more intelligently secure their enterprises by applying analytics to correlate information from key security domains and create security dashboards for their organizations. “Realigning IBM’s security expertise in a new division with […] More

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