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Today’s rapidly evolving threat landscape demands smarter and more responsive managed security services. IBM Managed Security Services offer the industry-leading tools, technology and expertise to secure your information assets 24/7/365, often at a fraction of the cost of in-house security resources.

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What we offer

Managed security services

IBM Managed security services provides 24/7/365 monitoring and management of security technologies you house in your environment. IBM provides a single management console and view of your entire security infrastructure, allowing you to mix and match by device type, vendor and service level to meet your individual business needs while drastically reducing your security costs, simplifying security management and accelerating your speed to protection.


Managed and monitored firewall service

Real-time management 24/7/365 of your firewalls, delivering customised protection


Managed identity services (AU)

Helps enable user collaboration with full lifecycle access provisioning support


Managed intrusion prevention and detection service (AU)

Comprehensive protection for your networks and servers. Help blocking unauthorised access


Managed protection services

Managed Protection Services for your networks, servers and desktops


Managed security services for unified threat management (AU)

The IBM Unified Threat Management (UTM) Service-part of the IBM Managed Security Services umbrella-provides a comprehensive security solution designed to work ahead of the threat

Cloud security services

IBM Cloud security services offerings harness the power of the IBM Virtual-Security Operations centre platform to deliver high-value services that require little or no security device investment or maintenance, making the total cost of ownership much lower than what you would incur performing these security services in-house.


Hosted Application security management (AU)

Support improved web application security with a cloud-based solution


Security event and log management service

Improve your security posture by streamlining event and log management


Vulnerability management service (AU)

Streamline security vulnerability management and manage compliance


Hosted email and web security (AU)

Protect your network from web-borne and email-based threats


Hosted mobile device security management (AU)

Help protect against malware and other threats while enabling mobile access


Managed services for security information and event management (AU)

Enable enhanced SIEM system efficiency through customised services

Integrated security is better security

When you partner with IBM for all your managed security needs, you are accessing the full depth and breadth of IBM's expertise. We offer the full suite of managed security services, from the back office to the front office. And the true power of our partnership lies in the integration and coordination of security services across your enterprise. For example, included in every IBM Managed Security Service is access to the IBM Security Operations Center Portal, a single window into your entire security world.

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Complimentary Security Health Scan (US)

Ready for a quick scan?

This complimentary vulnerability assessment is a great first step if you’re not ready for a complete penetration test. Scan 10 different IP addresses once a week for three weeks, and check results on our secure, web-based portal.

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  • Scott Ainslee

    Scott Ainslee

    Principal Consultant - Security Risk Management
    Solution Representative: Business Development Executive
    Global Technology Services
    IBM Australia Ltd