Tag: cybercriminals

Masking Technical Complexity in the Security Data Lake

May 2, 2017 |

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 experts warn that growing number and complexity of big data security tools could be hindering the cause. Read more…

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

Mar 3, 2017 |

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 transactional systems alike. Read more…

Cybersecurity Grabs the Big Data Spotlight

Jan 11, 2017 |

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 have a harder time ignoring these risks in 2017, technology executives say. Read more…

Criminals Are Using Big Data Tech, And So Should You

Oct 12, 2016 |

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 and techniques to more efficiently mine and monetize stolen data. Read more…

Pulling the Threads of Big Security Data

Feb 22, 2016 |

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. Read more…

Machine Learning’s Big Role in the Future of Cybersecurity

Nov 16, 2015 |

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. Read more…

Why Cybersecurity Needs Big Data Tech, Especially Hadoop

Apr 9, 2015 |

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. Read more…