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Security Partnership Combines ML with Net Flow Data

Jan 9, 2020 |

A framework known as network flow is emerging as a cyber-security tool based on the enterprise requirement for broader “network awareness” derived from network flow data.

A recent effort with roots in university research from the 1980s called the Open Argus Project is applying machine learning techniques to network flow data to spot threats in enterprise network traffic, including growing amounts of encrypted traffic. Read more…

GDPR and the Transparency Revolution

Aug 1, 2019 |

It’s been over a year since GDPR went into effect, and in that time, the regulation has driven a great deal of meaningful conversations around consumer privacy and enterprise data management policies. Read more…

Get a Grip on Your Data Before GDPR Goes Live

Oct 13, 2016 |

We’ve been living the Wild West stage of big data the last few years, where data is flying all over the place and basically anything goes. Thanks to a new European law called the General Data Protection Regulation that goes into effect 18 months from now, companies all over the world will need tight to have security controls on sensitive customer data, or face big fines. Read more…

Tech Startups Wary of Big Data Legal Hassles

May 31, 2016 |

At least part of the technological and political blowback from the recent legal battle between the FBI and Apple over government access to encrypted data is a shift among some Silicon Valley startups away from retaining large amounts of customer and other data. Read more…

Security Concerns Grow As Big Data Moves to Cloud

Feb 24, 2016 |

Despite exponential increases in data storage in the cloud along with databases and the emerging Internet of Things (IoT), IT security executives remain worried about security breaches as well as vulnerabilities introduced via shared infrastructure. Read more…

Crypto Tools Target Hadoop Security Gaps

Jul 31, 2015 |

Growing concerns about the lack of built-in security for open source databases such as Hadoop has created a need for tighter data security as these databases are scaled up to perform big data analytics. Read more…

MongoDB Connects With BI, Visual Tools

Jun 3, 2015 |

MongoDB announced a batch of new business intelligence and data visualizations features along with a new way of linking its database to standard versions of the analytics tools.

The new capabilities along with a new database connector for business intelligence and visualization will become generally available later this year, the company said during a company event in New York this week. Read more…

Security Concerns Extend to ‘Big Data Life Cycle’

May 20, 2015 |

The “datafication” of modern life is now measured in the quintillions of bytes of data generated by humans each day. The struggle to store, manage and retrieve the waterfall of data has also highlighted a growing list of privacy and security issues. Read more…

Big Data Breach: Security Concerns Still Shadow Hadoop

Nov 6, 2014 |

Halloween has come and gone, but big scares lurk in the forecast for security officers, who should be frightened to the bone about the prospect of their Hadoop clusters getting hacked. Read more…

Hadoop Security: Still a Lot of Work to Do

Jun 24, 2014 |

Hadoop is quickly gaining momentum as the foundation for a new class of massively parallel applications that works against petabytes of data. But as customers grow their test clusters beyond a handful of nodes, and with the bad taste of the Target breach still hanging around, the lack of security controls threatens to derail large production Hadoop deployments. Read more…

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