IBM announces new strategy – cloud computing
A global survey conducted by IBM of more than 500 IT managers revealed that 77% of businesses think that adopting cloud computing requires privacy trade-offs, 50% worry that clouds lead to data breaches, and 23% fear that cloud computing will weaken corporate security.
As well as the above mentioned strategy roadmaps and security assessments IBM also introduces new hosted services for security event and log management and vulnerability management.
According to IBM, underlying security mechanisms can verify the integrity and correct configuration of infrastructure components, such as hypervisors, to help prevent low-level attacks such as spoofing or deceiving computer systems or other computer users by hiding or imitating one’s internet identity.
Some of those capabilities have been added to the IBM Smart Business Test and Development cloud, as well as to IBM Systems Director VMControl.
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