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Pamela Cobb

Market Segment Manager, IBM X-Force and Security Intelligence

Pamela Cobb directs product marketing activities for the IBM X-Force and Threat Protection offerings developing messaging, collateral, website content. She came to IBM through the acquisition of Internet Security Systems, where she managed the Competitive Intelligence function. Elsewhere in IBM, Pam has worked in database marketing and market insights focusing on Midmarket and Hardware products She's earned the IBM Forward Thinker Award and IBM Global Best Database Marketing Practice Award, and has been published in the Journal of Competitive Intelligence.

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Unexpectedly Useful Skills for Careers in Cybersecurity

Seemingly unrelated skills — such as untangling yarn, herding cats and cataloging toys — can benefit people looking to start careers in cybersecurity.

What Do Avocados and Threat Intelligence Have in Common?

Like a delicious guacamole, security teams need a perfect mix of IP addresses, MD5 checksum hashes and other threat intelligence to protect their networks.

Just a Passing Fad? Fidget Spinners and the Malware Sandbox

A traditional malware sandbox running OS-level analysis is prone to missing sophisticated threats and advanced evasion techniques.

Stay Up to Date on Threat Intelligence With New X-Force Exchange Capabilities

The IBM X-Force Exchange features new capabilities and notifications to help security analysts collaborate and share threat intelligence more efficiently.

Preventative Medicine: Get a Health Check for Your SIEM

Like the human body, security information and event management (SIEM) solutions require regular checkups to maintain optimal functionality.

Spot (and Remedy) the Rotten Apple Before It Spoils the SIEM Barrel

It can be hard to determine false alarm security events with SIEM solutions. Through IBM's new partnership with AlgoSec, your team has a new tool to help.

Security in Dog Years, Malware Analysis in Minutes

IBM X-Force Malware Analysis enables security teams to examine potentially problematic files, prioritize events and respond to threats quickly.

Not-So-Terrible Twos: IBM X-Force Exchange Celebrates Its Second Birthday

Since its inception two years ago, the IBM X-Force Exchange has grown into a comprehensive hub for industrywide threat intelligence collaboration.

Showcasing Threat Intelligence at IBM InterConnect

At InterConnect 2017, experts will demonstrate how IBM is applying Watson for Cyber Security to take threat intelligence to the next level.

Overcoming the Security Side-Eye: Making Collaborative Threat Intelligence Work

To effectively share threat intelligence, security professionals must develop processes, resources and trust relationships with other industry players.