IBM Security’s X-Force Red, the firm’s dedicated security task force, free the X-Force Red Blockchain Testing service so as to tackle remaining inefficiencies in enterprise blockchain deployments.
Inside the labs of #IBMResearch, we invent things that matter to the world. Learn how we're advancing some of the most promising and disruptive technologies like AI, blockchain and quantum computing: https://t.co/ulILYF87Jc pic.twitter.com/VjPUYLuOpO
— IBM (@IBM) March 6, 2019
“IBM X-Force Red is seeing that 70 p.c of solutions that incorporate blockchain think about ancient technologies for backend processes like authentication, processing and Application Programming Interfaces (API),” the release explains, noted:
“The X-Force Red Blockchain Testing service will evaluate the whole implementation including chain code, public key infrastructure, and hyper ledgers. X-Force Red will also test backend processes, applications and physical hardware used to control access and manage blockchain networks.”
Despite recent criticism from among the blockchain trade, enterprise blockchain has enjoyed important growth in recent years, with IBM noting the trade can be price nearly $10 billion by 2021.
— IBM (@IBM) March 4, 2019
For the technology to achieve status, however, security should be watertight.
Charles Henderson, IBM X-Force Red’s global head, added:
“While blockchain is a breakthrough for protecting the integrity of data, that does not mean the solutions that leverage it are immune from attackers, which is why security testing is essential during development and after deployment.”
The product gives can tackle areas like identity and access to enterprise blockchain networks, moreover as teething problems such as smart contract flaws.
The company’s own IBM Blockchain suite of tools has additionally seen wide uptake, additionally to partnerships, that on continued within the type of a multi-bank implementation in Japan.
— IBM Research (@IBMResearch) March 4, 2019
Gail Johnson was a programmer at IBM during the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo space programs ?.
— IBM (@IBM) February 28, 2019
George Carter was hired as the first black executive of IBM in 1968.
He was also our first Director of Equal Opportunity and helped build progressive workplace policies to foster a culture of diversity and inclusion. #BlackHistoryMonth | #InclusiveIBM pic.twitter.com/l07Zw2o6SQ
— IBM (@IBM) February 26, 2019