IBM on Tuesday announced it is buying privately held Q1 Labs, a Waltham, Mass.-based vendor of security event and log management software. The company will be integrated into the newly formed IBMSecurity Systems division, expected to be led by Q1 Labs CEO Brendan Hannigan. Q1 Labs provides analytics and correlation technology that, it says, can help prevent breaches, such as an employee accessing unauthorized information. Financial terms of the deal, the second SIEM-related acquisition announced Tuesday, were not disclosed.
The latest study by IBMSecurity found that C-Suite executives not directly involved in infosec operations feel it is not necessarily something on which they need to focus, instead believing it is a problem strictly for CISOs.
If left unaddressed, a recently patched Android vulnerability affecting Nexus 6 and Nexus 6P phablets can allow attackers to invade device owners' privacy and steal their information, according to an analysis report by IBMsecurity researchers.
Cybersecurity often – and rightly – has been viewed as a point of friction and a cost center, but more recently organizations are using it to accelerate growth. When considered early on – in everything from design and development through planning and execution – security can help companies lower risk and get applications and services…