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Cloud Misconfigurations Spur DB ‘Repatriation’

May 20, 2020 |

Cloud database misconfigurations are among the fastest growing sources of data breaches over the last five years, according to an annual survey of data breaches.

Those security concerns are among the reasons more enterprise databases are being moved off public clouds, market analysts note. Read more…

Multi-Cloud Complexity Heightens Security Threats

Nov 21, 2019 |

The need to move data closer to users while gaining access to machine learning and other emerging technologies has prompted a broad shift by enterprises to multiple public clouds. But a new study finds that few early multi-cloud adopters are completely satisfied with the results when it comes to security. Read more…

Latest Bot Targets Hadoop Clusters

Oct 29, 2018 |

Hadoop clusters are under siege by a recently discovered malware threat designed to take over cloud-based servers as a platform for launching distributed denial-of-service attacks.

The malware dubbed DemonBot was reported in a blog post last week by datacenter cybersecurity vendor Radware. Read more…

AI, Machine Learning Among Top Cloud Workloads

Oct 26, 2017 |

More evidence is emerging of the inexorable shift of analytics and related workloads to the cloud, with adopters feeling more confident about hybrid infrastructure in their search for ways to become more agile, a new cloud study finds. Read more…

Hiring Seen Rising Along With Automation

Aug 3, 2016 |

Despite growing worries among some U.S. workers about the deployment of automation and machine learning, a new survey finds that U.S. technology companies also plan to boost workforce hiring over the next three years. Read more…

Gartner: Role of Analytics in Security is Growing

Jun 15, 2016 |

As corporate and, more recently, university IT networks are bombarded with malicious code and other forms of cyber attacks, network managers are being forced to rely more heavily on a range of emerging security technologies to monitor suspicious activity on networks and cloud infrastructure. Read more…

Azure Cloud Adds Hadoop Security

Sep 29, 2015 |

As Microsoft broadens its Azure cloud with new analytics capabilities and hardware to accelerate performance, another analytics partner has announced plans to add its big data security features to Hadoop deployments running on Microsoft Azure. Read more…

The Week in Big Data Research

Feb 2, 2013 |This week’s research brief brings news of cutting-edge work at global centers as teams try to keep refining Hadoop’s security, reliability and functionality—both on premise and in cloud environments. We also take a look at some interesting uses of MapReduce with projects that address image processing requirements—not to mention data integrity. Read more…

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