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Buckle Up: It’s Time for 2024 Security Predictions

It doesn’t take a prophet to know that computer security will be in the news in 2024, and probably not in a good way. What we don’t know are the particulars of how cybercriminals will be trying to penetrate defenses Read more…

DARPA Issues Cyber Challenge to Find and Fix Security Vulns with AI

Today at Black Hat USA conference, the  Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF) announced the AI Cyber Challenge (AIxCC), a two-year competition to build artificia Read more…

From WormGPT to DarkBERT, GenAI Boosting Cybercriminal Capabilities

Companies are flocking to GenAI technologies to help automate business functions, such as reading and writing emails, generating Java and SQL code, and executing marketing campaigns. At the same time, cybercriminals are Read more…

Data Under Attack During COVID-19

Sandia National Laboratories and IQVIA are among the biotech organizations that are working to safeguard sensitive biological data from cybercriminals that are using the COVID-19 pandemic as cover to expand their attacks Read more…

Masking Technical Complexity in the Security Data Lake

Today's growing cybersecurity threat demands a sophisticated response, one that increasingly involves the utilization of big data technologies like parallel file systems and machine learning. However, some security exper Read more…

Big Data Security: Progress Is Made, But Is It Enough?

It's taken a few years and more than a few major data breaches, but it would appear the tide is finally beginning to turn when it comes to awareness of the importance of protecting data stored in analytical and transacti Read more…

Cybersecurity Grabs the Big Data Spotlight

For all the good that big data can bring your company, it also introduces certain risks. Thanks to a growing awareness about the importance of cybersecurity as a result of recent high-profile breaches, businesses will ha Read more…

Criminals Are Using Big Data Tech, And So Should You

If your company's big data collection fell into the wrong hands, it could be devastating. That's not news. But what you might not be aware of is the fact that cybercriminals are increasingly using advanced analytic tools Read more…

Pulling the Threads of Big Security Data

New software from Exabeam promises to help security researchers spot malicious users by "pulling the threads" of big security data and thereby uncovering patterns that otherwise would be difficult to discern. The new Read more…

Machine Learning’s Big Role in the Future of Cybersecurity

Information security has always been a cat and mouse game. The good guys build a new wall, and the bad guys figure out a way over it, under it, or around it. But lately, the bad guys seem to be circumventing our walls wi Read more…

Why Cybersecurity Needs Big Data Tech, Especially Hadoop

When cyber criminals really started ramping up their activities several years ago, security experts realized they needed bigger and better tools if they had any hope of slowing them down. In the wake of 2014, or "The Yea Read more…

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