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Bi-Annual Report on Cyber Security Threats from the X-Force

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Twice a year security professionals pause to read their own report on the trends and risks affecting IT Security.  Produced by the  IBM X-Force research team, this report investigates the state of cyber security, recent attacks along with improvements seen in vulnerability disclosures.  If you are a CIO, CEO, CISO or a line of business executive this must read report outlines the new attack opportunities that social media presents for enterprises along with the impact all those new Apple iPhones and Android mobile devices can have on your business.  This live interview will occur right after the report is released with Robert Freeman, X-Force research manager and Caleb Barlow.  What will Robert reveal?  Well - That despite several high-profile attacks conducted by suspected state-sponsored groups using advanced methods, X-Force believes off-the-shelf tools and techniques used against a broad target base were responsible for the bulk of 2012’s security incidents.  They found that high profile attacks using zero-day exploits or designer malware code associated with Advanced Persistent Threats dominated the headlines, but more data was compromised using simple attacks launched against less prominent organizations. 

The research from Robert's team also looked across industries.  Are you in Healthcare?  Energy and Utilities?  Financial Services?  Get educated on the treat to your business and some of the actions your team can take to address mobile security and even how to plan an emergency response in the event you are attacked.  

Join us and we'll share with you what you need to know to stay ahead of the threat!