X-Force mid-year trend and risk report: Vulnerabilities at an all-time high
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Today, the IBM X-Force Research and Development team released its 2010 Mid-Year Trend and Risk Report. The report shows that vulnerability disclosures are increasing dramatically and have reached record levels. It focuses on areas rife with vulnerabilities, such as:
The report also covers some key security trends to watch for the future: cloud computing and virtualization. At the IBM Pulse conference in Las Vegas this year, these were huge topics in the breakout sessions. I recorded a podcast interview with a customer panel on Cloud and Security during the conference (see below). The panel touches on some of the very topics surfaced as future trends in the X-Force report and discusses IBM security solutions making a difference in this space today .
Podcast: Security and cloud panel at IBM Pulse 2010
Accompanying video: Security and cloud panel at IBM Pulse 2010
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