IBM has been a long-time OEM partner of Thales eSecurity. Thales eSecurity solutions a play a vital role in IBM’s Security Strategy with Data Security, Application Security and Threat Intelligence. IBM has chosen Thales eSecurity to protect its customer’s data from destructive forces and from the unwanted actions of unauthorized users. The IBM Guardium portfolio is based on the Vormetric Data Security Platform and includes File and Database Encryption, Tokenization, Teradata Encryption and Application Encryption. IBM solutions also integrate the Thales eSecurity family of HSMs and the keyAuthority key management solution. Thales eSecurity enables IBM customers to ensure their sensitive data strongly protected against a broad array of threats.