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5/31/2017
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Cisco and IBM Team Up on Security

The two tech titans enter into an agreement to collaborate on technology, services, and threat intelligence.

IBM Security and Cisco announced today that they will integrate some of their technology, services, and threat intelligence, in what the two companies say is an effort to team up against the increasing threat of cybercrime.

The IBM X-Force and Cisco Talos research teams will collaborate on vetting threats as well under the agreement. The two research teams recently got their feet wet with such an arrangement by sharing threat intelligence on the WannaCry ransomware attack. IBM also plans to integrate information from its X-Force Exchange and Cisco's Threat Grid for customers the two firms have in common.

Also under the agreement, Cisco will build new applications for Big Blue's QRadar security analytics platform and will develop two new Cisco apps for IBM's Security App Exchange. The two apps aim to help security teams respond to advanced threats.

On the services front, IBM Global Services will support Cisco's products in Big Blue's Managed Security Service Provider offerings. IBM's security service offerings are used by more than 3,700 customers worldwide.

Read more about the IBM-Cisco security agreement here.

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5/31/2017 | 10:24:09 AM
Integrate information
This element is crucial for the success of this endeavor. Colloboration is beneficial but most so when a platform can be derived from the compilation of data.
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