IBM Security

Start with Optiv’s Security Program Foundation Assessment today to determine and understand your current level of subjective security needs and also discover how Optiv and IBM can add even more value to your existing security environment.


Together for Stronger Security


Reducing risk and improving security for your most vulnerable accounts

As security threats have grown more sophisticated, invasive and collaborative, traditional practices and point-product security solutions no longer offer enough. Optiv and IBM work together to improve the way clients manage security across the network by orchestrating and integrating security to better protect against evolving attacks. With security intelligence and deep experience at the core, Optiv’s services and IBM’s technology combined helps you optimize security, stop advanced threats, protect critical assets, and deliver digital transformation.




Optiv’s security professionals are dedicated to helping you gain the most value from your technology investments and alignment to the rest of your program. With 15+ IBM certified experts, Optiv clients are guaranteed optimal technology implementation, integration and optimization.



Not sure what’s needed? Optiv’s complimentary Security Program Foundation Assessment (SPFA) takes an inventory of existing solutions to determine gaps in security coverage and provides recommended course of action.



Optiv’s Managed Security Services extend the capabilities of your resources through a team of 200+ analysts, security engineers and world-class security practitioners to support your organization on-demand 24x7x365.

"We are privileged to be working closely with Optiv and to be delighting and protecting our clients together. IBM Security’s partnership with Optiv is key to our mutual success.”


- Carola Cazenave, VP, WW Security Routes to Markets & Strategy at IBM Security




  • Ranked Number 21 in the Hot 150 List of Cybersecurity Companies, 2019.
  • Earned Frost & Sullivan 2019 Leadership Award.
  • Recognized by Forrester Research as a Strong Performer in The Forrester WaveTM: Global Cybersecurity Consulting Providers, Q2 2019.
  • Ranked 27th in the CRN 2019 Solution Provider 500 of the top solution providers in North America.
  • 2018 CRN Recognition for Excellence in MSS.



  • In 2018, IBM ranked as a Leader by key Analysts (Gartner, Forrester) in 12 out of 12 Security Segments
  • IBM Security Maintains Leadership Position in the 2017 Gartner SIEM MQ
  • IBM Wins ‘Best Managed Security Service’ at 2017 SC Europe Awards
  • IBM Wins Best Enterprise Security Product and Security Innovation of the Year in 2017 for IBM Resilient
  • Named one of the ‘50 Most Innovative Companies’ by Bosting Consulting Group in 2016

Optiv Services


Optiv’s best-in-class security consulting and delivery teams can ensure faster and more secure implementations as well as orchestration and professional management of technologies and programs to ensure maximum return on your investments. Between Optiv’s technology and managed service capabilities, you can rest assured that you are building a more secure network that is aligned to your business and security objectives.




Identification and Selection

Optiv’s proven approach enables you to determine the most appropriate technology for your dynamic business and technical requirements.


Proof of Concept

We provide a limited implementation into your testing environment to validate product features and functionality, and to gain hands-on experience prior to your implementation.



Optiv designs your technology implementation for optimal configuration to support your business needs.



Quick Start

We help you deploy IBM technologies into your existing environment using a standard Quick Start configuration.



Optiv provides full integration services that include custom integrations, documentation and knowledge transfer.



Our services help you seamlessly move from your existing platform to your new IBM technology, and include documentation and knowledge transfer.



Our unique industry view provides insight into the technologies that best fit your situation, and our continuum of services complements your chosen technologies throughout their entire lifecycle.




Optiv’s technology-specific optimization services help you ensure the effectiveness of your equipment. We provide technology recommendations as well as operational process, personnel, training and configuration recommendations.



Optiv technology experts integrate your new or existing information security products to create responsiveness and agility that the solutions cannot provide on their own.



We help you upgrade or replace your existing hardware or software with the latest version to improve functionality and stability.


Health Check

Optiv offers a high-level review of your current technology solutions complete with recommendations for improvement.


Co-Managed SIEM

Co-Managed SIEM provides expert capabilities to effectively monitor your security logs and events and align to your security program for proper analysis and investigation of indicators of compromise.


Staff Augmentation

For organizations seeking to augment their in-house teams with skilled external IT security talent.


Start with Optiv’s Security Program Foundation Assessment today to determine and understand your current level of subjective security needs and also discover how Optiv and IBM can add even more value to your existing security environment.