Thursday, November 17, 2011

IBM Security Portfolio

Ever wanted a quick, no nonsense explanation of what IBM security products are and where they came from? Well, here it is:

  • ISS – network and host security (X-Force acquisition)
  • TIM – identity management (access360 acquisition)
  • TAMesso – desktop single sign on (Encentuate acquisition)
  • TFIM – federation of access (homegrown)
  • TDI – data transformation (Metamerge acquisition)
  • TAMeb – web app access control (Dascom acquisition)
  • TSIEM – security event management (Q1 Lab acquisition)
  • TCIM – compliance dashboard (Consul Risk Management acquisition)
  • DataPower – XML gateway
  • i2 – crime prevention
  • BigFix – patch management
  • Guardium – database security
  • Openpages – governance risk and compliance
  • Algorithmics – financial risk management

Alex Ivkin is a senior IT Security Architect with a focus in Identity and Access Management at Prolifics. Mr. Ivkin has worked with executive stakeholders in large and small organizations to help drive security initiatives. He has helped companies succeed in attaining regulatory compliance, improving business operations and securing enterprise infrastructure. Mr. Ivkin has achieved the highest levels of certification with several major Identity Management vendors and holds the CISSP designation. He is also a speaker at various conferences and an active member of several user communities.