Tag: security

Does Open Source Boost Security? Hortonworks Says Yes

Jun 19, 2018 |

Organizations are best served security-wise if they favor and adopt open source technology — especially enterprise open source — over proprietary alternatives, according to Hortonworks. However, not everybody agrees that open source software intrinsically is more secure. Read more…

Sumo Logic Broadens Reach Into Modern Machine Data

Jun 12, 2018 |

Sumo Logic today announced a range of new features in its cloud-based analytics platform that should improve its customers’ capability to glean operational and security insights from machine data emanating from modern applications. Read more…

Why Security Pros Need To Think Like Data Gurus

Jun 12, 2018 |

In the information security space, innovation is the name of the game. When your adversary ups her game, you must take steps to improve yours too. But according to security experts, today’s cyber threats have grown so sophisticated that security professionals must develop data science and data engineering skills if they’re going to protect our digital byways. Read more…

Okera Emerges from Stealth with Big Data Fabric

May 23, 2018 |

While data platforms like Hadoop and object stores like S3 have become popular places for organizations to stash massive amounts of data, the platforms haven’t solved companies’ data management challenges. Read more…

Danger and Difficulty Temper Data’s Huge Potential

May 17, 2018 |

It has been called the new oil, the new currency, the new religion. It is data, of course, and it’s having a monumental impact on how we build business systems in the 21st century. Read more…

‘Unlinkable Data Challenge’ Opens with $50k Grand Prize

May 2, 2018 |

Think you have a clever way to unlock big public data for analysis without compromising citizens’ privacy? Then the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) would like to hear from you for its “Unlinkable Data Challenge,” Read more…

Mr. Robot Thrills Elastic Crowd with Real-World Hacks

Mar 1, 2018 |

Have you ever watched a hacking scene in a TV show or a movie and cringed at the flashing lights, the whirring sirens, and other ridiculous depictions of technology? The folks behind the hit hacker drama Mr. Read more…

Five Tips for Winning at Data Governance

Feb 1, 2018 |

By now, you’ve hopefully realized that having a great data analytics strategy also requires having a good data governance strategy. After all, if your data is ungovernable, then the analytics you’re running atop it will be untrustworthy at the end of the day. Read more…

Keeping Your Models on the Straight and Narrow

Oct 24, 2017 |

Organizations of all stripes have adopted predictive models to help drive decision-making. But an increased reliance on machine learning can quickly turn into an expensive liability if bias, privacy, and other concerns aren’t adequately addressed. Read more…

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…

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