According to the 2011 IBM X-Force Trend and Risk Report, adversaries ramped up social engineering attacks, and X-Force witnessed mobile exploits having increased by 19 percent in 2011.
Martin Borrett is the Director of the IBM Institute of Advanced Security in Europe.
IBM released the results of its X-Force 2011 Trend and Risk Report which shows surprising improvements in several areas of Internet security such as a reduction in application security vulnerabilities, exploit code and spam.
IBM unveiled new capabilities planned for its security intelligence platform designed to combine deep analytics with real-time data feeds from hundreds of different sources to give organizations the ability to help proactively protect themselves from increasingly sophisticated and complex security threats and attacks using a single platform.
An employee's unauthorized access to client information can leave a firm vulnerable to security breaches and audits.
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