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IBM Study: Responding to Cybersecurity Incidents Still a Major Challenge for Businesses

77 percent of firms surveyed lack proper incident response plans; while 69 percent report funding for cyber resiliency is insufficient

CAMBRIDGE, MA – 14 Mar 2018: IBM Security (NYSE: IBM) today announced the results of a global study exploring the factors and challenges of being a Cyber Resilient organization. The study was conducted by Ponemon Institute and sponsored by IBM Resilient and found that 77 percent of respondents admit they do not have a formal cyber security incident response plan (CSIRP) applied consistently across their organization. Nearly half of the 2800 respondents reported that their incident response plan is either informal/ad hoc or completely non-existent. (more…)

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IBM Launches Humanitarian Initiatives to Help Contain Ebola Outbreak in Africa

Taps data and citizen engagement against the spread of disease

FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE; LAGOS, NIGERIA : IBM has launched several initiatives to help curb the spread of Ebola in West Africa.

They include a citizen engagement and analytics system in Sierra Leone that enables communities affected by Ebola to communicate their issues and concerns directly to the government; a donation of IBM Connections technology in Nigeria to strengthen the Lagos State government’s preparedness for future disease outbreaks; and a global platform for sharing Ebola-related open data. (more…)

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