Cybersecurity giants join forces to combat cyberthreats under OASIS umbrella

IBM, McAfee, and 16 other companies have launched an initiative designed to tackle fragmentation and interoperability problems in the cybersecurity space.

As cyberthreats have become frequent aspects of our lives — whether related to the risk of fraud and identity theft in the consumer realm or state-sponsored attacks launched against enterprise companies and critical service providers — the product range on offer has increased in quantity and variety.

Traditional signature-based antivirus software, endpoint protection, cloud-based scanners, open source systems, and solutions formed from early machine-learning (ML) technologies are only some descriptors used for existing products, but with such an increase, fragmentation has become inevitable.

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Source: ZDNet