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IBM has acquired Resilient Systems, putting its Incident Response Platform (IRP) at the core of a services offering involving some 3,000 IBM consultants.


  • As the IT security industry’s ability to prevent cyberattacks has dwindled, there has been a concomitant increase in the importance of incident response.

Features and Benefits

  • Assesses the importance of incident response in the current market environment.
  • Explains how IBM plans to become a major player in incident response.

Key questions answered

  • What is incident response and why does it matter more today than in previous times?
  • What is the difference between Mandiant's approach to incident response and Resilient's?

Table of contents


  • Catalyst
  • Ovum view
  • Key messages


  • Consider using Resilient IPR for your incident response

Incident response has gone mainstream

  • Incident response is a key capability in the current security market
  • With Resilient, an industry major is getting serious about incident response

Resilient is a platform for incident response

  • Resilient has productized incident response
  • Resilient IPR has orchestration, remediation, and notification

The incident response market is still developing

  • Resilient’s competition is still embryonic


  • Further reading
  • Author

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