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Data Regs and Facebook Fines: Dragging Us Toward Better Security

Aug 19, 2019 |

“Be like Facebook.” That was the rallying cry in the early days of the big data boom, when companies were striving to monetize as much data as possible, and Facebook was the poster child of a new breed of company. 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…

Capital One Hack Highlights Poor Data Security Practices

Jul 30, 2019 |

A former AWS employee has been accused of accessing Capital One’s misconfigured S3 storage buckets and copying the data of about 100 million Americans and 6 million Canadians to GitHub in the country’s latest massive data breach. Read more…

Big Data Is Still Hard. Here’s Why

Jul 15, 2019 |

We’re over a decade into the big data era that emerged from the tectonic collision of mobile, Web 2.0, and cloud forces. Bolstered by progress in machine learning, we stand at the cusp of a new AI era that promises even greater automation of rudimentary tasks. Read more…

Data Privacy and Smart Streaming Discovery: Getting Past the Furor

Jul 5, 2019 |

There’s a lot of furor worldwide about all of the data privacy regulations that are either in place, about to go into place, or are being debated as to whether they should go into place.  Read more…

China and Iran Hacks Demonstrate Need for Better AI-Based Defense

Jun 25, 2019 |

Two events that were uncovered recently — the cyberattack waged by Iran against the United States and the hack of 10 global telecommunications firms suspected by China — underscores the growing need to improve security in companies and government institutions. Read more…

How Dark Data, DevOps, and IT Complexity Are Hurting Security

May 23, 2019 |

Despite the lip service paid to being “data-driven,” the average organization fails to collect or process more than half of the data it generates, according to a new report from Splunk. Read more…

4 Apache Cassandra Pitfalls You Must Avoid

Mar 19, 2019 |

The distributed nature of Apache Cassandra – boasting an architecture that avoids any single point of failure – enables the open source database to deliver the high scalability, near 100% availability, and powerful read-and-write performance required for many data-heavy use cases. Read more…

Elastic Eyes Security and APM for Expansion Effort

Mar 4, 2019 |

IT administrators have long relied on the Elastic Stack to gain insight into the behavior of their servers and networks. Now the company behind the popular suite of tools is headed up the stack to take on big data challenges related to application performance management (APM) and security. Read more…

Surviving the Coming Data Governance Wave

Feb 28, 2019 |

A data governance wave is building in the United States. If you put your ear to the ground, you can hear it rumbling. It’s inevitable that new regulations eventually will emerge that dictate how companies must ensure the integrity, security, and privacy of the personal data they gather, store, and process. Read more…

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