Risk Management is the process of measuring, or assessing risk and developing strategies to manage it. Strategies include transferring the risk to another party, avoiding the risk, reducing the negative effect of the risk, and accepting some or all of the consequences of a particular risk. Traditional risk management focuses on risks stemming from physical or legal causes.
Researched and compiled independently by Chartis, the RiskTech100® evaluates and ranks the world’s most influential risk technology providers based on a range of criteria. IBM retains its top position in the 2014 RiskTech® 100 rankings with top scores for functionality, market presence and innovation. The Chartis report is acknowledged globally as one of the most comprehensive and prestigious studies of risk technology vendors. The report also tracks key trends and developments in the risk technology marketplace. Read the report to learn how IBM can support your risk and compliance efforts to drive business performance and better outcomes.
Are you guarding the cyber security gaps with patch management? Download Kaspersky Lab’s latest whitepaper, Your Data under Siege: Guard the Gaps with Patch Management, to learn about: how cybercriminals are utilizing weaknesses in trusted applications to distribute malware.
Use this book to understand why integrating and unifying your closing, consolidating, and reporting process is critical. Learn about re-engineering your point solution approach to these activities by investing in integrated solutions. Achieve automation and enhance your ability to manage internal controls, reduce risks, and efficiently create consolidated financial statements and regulatory reports (including XBRL).
Independent research by Wintergreen Research, Inc. shows "Dramatic savings brought by IBM Rational automated test solutions". Read this paper to see how you can see a positive ROI through the ability to minimize cost and time to identify errors and diminish subsequent impacts of defects using test automation and service virtualization.
Business intelligence derived from sophisticated analytics has given large companies an edge for years. It helps them be more competitive, make information---based decisions faster and better, improves operational efficiencies, and boosts the bottom line. Midsize businesses are increasingly eager to reap similar benefits. Business intelligence derived from sophisticated analytics has given large companies an edge for years. It helps them be more competitive, make information---based decisions faster and better, improves operational efficiencies, and boosts the bottom line. Midsize businesses are increasingly eager to reap similar benefits.
Vulnerabilities in web applications are a major vector for cyber-crime. In large organizations, vulnerable web applications comprised 54% of all hacking breaches and led to 39% of compromised records, according to the 2012 Data Breach Investigation Report by Verizon Business.
This paper describes how large enterprises can effectively discover, catalog and scan web applications to control this major risk vector as part of their organization’s overall vulnerability management program.
Like many financial institutions today, the full-service Swedish bank featured in this case study has responded to changing customer needs, evolving from its original founding more than 100 years ago. As a result, the bank has realized remarkable success. Of course, along with that success have come significant challenges. New business growth, plus the rise in Internet and mobile banking, intensified the bank’s need for continuous availability of its IT infrastructure. IBM Resiliency Consulting Services helped the bank strengthen and streamline its environment. In the case study, you can read how teaming with IBM helped the bank meet recovery point and recovery time objectives; mitigate risk; and provide the flexibility to meet business demands without added IT expense.
Will your disaster recovery plan work when the time comes? It's a hard determination for any organization to make. But in IBM's experience, the answer is often "no." Disaster recovery plans often fail because organization have based their recovery strategies on outdated assumptions. Read this white paper to learn seven common misconceptions about disaster recovery. You'll also discover how new technologies can help modernize disaster recovery efforts.
In an around-the clock business world, you need nearly instantaneous failover and failback of your critical applications. Otherwise, you risk business losses and brand damage in the event of disruption or disaster. But how can you improve your existing disaster recovery operations? Read this brochure to learn how the power of cloud technologies can help you increase recovery speed, reliability and scalability
Today, your company's digital presence is your reputation and your brand. But websites and other IT assets are vulnerable to security breaches, downtime and data loss—all of which can negatively affect your reputation and competitive position. Read this paper, commissioned by IBM with leading analyst Forrester to learn how IT security decision makers across the globe are doing more with less by outsourcing key security tasks.
As use of the Internet has grown, the Web has also become more popular with scammers, identity thieves, and other cybercriminals. Given the number of people who experience or have heard about phishing and other Web-based scams, many Internet users don't feel comfortable sharing their personal details online. Fortunately, there is secure sockets layer (SSL) technology, a standard solution for protecting sensitive information online. But there's more to SSL than just basic safety. Read this guide to learn about what SSL does, how it works, and how it can help build credibility online.
Integration may not be new, but its role has drastically changed. Once used simply for support, it is now an enabler – serving as an indispensable foundation critical to achieving agility, efficiency, and growth.
Done well, it can drive better business decisions, more cost-effective operations, and be the catalyst for competitive advantage. Architected without a clearly defined strategy, however, integration will fail to deliver on its promise.
What are some of the pitfalls you can avoid when augmenting an existing infrastructure to maximize performance, results, and success? Read on.