Cybersecurity

IBM Security Bolsters Response Capabilities

Caleb Barlow on IBM's Latest Acquisitions, Key Objectives

As a vice president of IBM Security, Caleb Barlow has been a leader in the company's strategic acquisitions. What does he look for in a potential venture, and how is IBM Security taking shape to respond to the latest threats?

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In a video interview at RSA Conference 2016, Barlow discusses:

  • Why IBM seeks to acquire Resilient Systems;
  • The new response capabilities of X-Force;
  • What IBM looks for in a prospecive acquisition.

As vice president at IBM Security, Barlow is responsible for the positioning and strategy of the company's portfolio of products and services. Barlow has led teams in product development, product management, marketing and cloud service delivery. He was IBM's integration executive for the acquisition of Net Integration Technologies, he led IBM's acquisition of Trusteer, and he was the integration executive behind the recent acquisition of Fiberlink MaaS360.


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Tom Field

Tom Field

Vice President - Editorial, ISMG

Field is an award-winning journalist with over 30 years experience in newspapers, magazines, books, events and electronic media. A veteran community journalist with extensive business/technology and international reporting experience, Field joined ISMG in 2007 and currently oversees the editorial operations for all of ISMG's global media properties. An accomplished public speaker, Field has developed and moderated scores of podcasts, webcasts, roundtables and conferences, and he has appeared at RSA Conference and on various C-SPAN, The History Channel and Travel Channel television programs.




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