5 reasons cyber and threat intelligence analysts are attending IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016


Threat intelligence and cyber analysts have their work cut out for them these days. Threats are constantly evolving and adapting to security countermeasures faster than many organizations and agencies can prepare for them.

The good news is intelligence solutions exist that can support analysts in their daunting challenge and help them outthink today’s agile and aggressive threat actors. At IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016, 24–27 October 2016, in Las Vegas, Nevada, threat intelligence and cyber analysts have the opportunity to learn about these innovative solutions, network with peers and industry experts, and gain new insights to help them outthink threats. Here are five reasons for professionals in this industry to attend.

1 Discover how analytics and cognitive solutions help turn the tables on threats

Many opportunities are available at IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016 to experience cognitive and analytics solutions IBM can offer the cyber and threat intelligence community. These solutions can be invaluable to help you turn disparate data into actionable insights that can be used to disrupt and neutralize threats. As you walk through the show floor, be sure to stop by the Safer Planet booth to learn more about specific IBM solutions designed to help analysts outthink threats.

2  Experience firsthand innovative analysis and how it can supplement current strategies and investments

Like previous years at this conference, a designated demonstration area is available for attendees to learn more about specific capabilities and solutions that IBM customers can use to enhance their current strategies. These solution demos give you firsthand knowledge of how intelligence solutions integrate advanced analytics, cognitive capabilities and visual analysis to help analysts rapidly uncover hidden connections and patterns in data.

Be sure to check out the IBM i2 Enterprise Insight Analysis demo area. Private and public sector agencies use this solution. It is designed to integrate with existing infrastructure and third-party solutions to help organizations that fight cyber and physical crimes deploy a fit-for-purpose solution supporting their mission to identify and disrupt threats.

3  Hear about new threatscape trends and developments from industry leaders

In a constantly evolving threatscape, disrupting attacks and staying on top of new trends and threats is critical for those organizations challenged with this mission. Sharing information about trends and threats can be vital for identifying unknown scenarios and protecting organizations from those threats that may have otherwise slipped past security measures.

4  Meet with intelligence subject matter experts and learn best practices

The conference also affords you the opportunity to hear directly from experts and individuals in the field who are using all forms of data, including dark web data and open source data, to outthink threats. Learn about the challenges they’ve faced and how they’ve overcome them to make inroads in outthinking threats and vulnerabilities.

5  Network with peers, share ideas and practices, and see how the public and private sectors work together to outthink threats

The fight against cyber and physical crimes affects public and private sector organizations alike. By working together and sharing ideas and best practices, these organizations can support each other in outthinking threats and creating a safer planet. Let’s outthink cyber threats together at IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016.

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