IBM Watson for Cyber Security powers Smarttech's security operation center

IBM Security´s (NYSE: IBM) IBM Watson for Cyber Security is being leveraged by Smarttech, a security services provider based in Ireland, in its Security Operations Center (SOC), the company said.

The new tool is enabling the company´s analysts to investigate and respond to three times as many security incidents with greater speed and accuracy. Smarttech was one of 40 companies around the world to participate in the IBM Watson for Cyber Security Beta Program, and is now a customer.

Powered by IBM QRadar Advisor with Watson, Smarttech´s SOC now takes advantage of the cognitive capabilities of Watson along with industry IBM Security QRadar Security Analytics Platform to uncover hidden threats and automate insights.

IBM has trained Watson on the language of cyber security, with the system ingesting over one million security documents, and can now help security analysts with insights from hundreds of thousands of natural language research sources that have never before been accessible to modern security tools.

Smarttech is a 24/7 cyber security organization that provides innovative solutions to global companies. The Smarttech SOC (Security Operations Centre) is ISO9001/ISO27001 NSAI certified and it delivers a wide range of cybersecurity solutions, including cognitive security services using IBM Watson for Cybersecurity.

IBM Security offers one of the most advanced and integrated portfolios of enterprise security products and services. The portfolio, supported by IBM X-Force research, provides security intelligence to help organizations holistically protect their people, infrastructures, data and applications, offering solutions for identity and access management, database security, application development, risk management, endpoint management, network security and more.