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Data Deletion in a World with Endless Storage

Dec 14, 2018 |

Storing data has become so easy and inexpensive that for many organizations there’s effectively no limit to the amount of data they’ll keep. Adding more space in the data center or, increasingly, taking advantage of dirt-cheap storage in the cloud means that data is growing faster than many companies can deal with it. Read more…

2018: A Big Data Year in Review

Dec 13, 2018 |

As 2018 comes to a close, it’s worth taking some time to look back on the major events that occurred this year in the big data, data science, and AI space. Read more…

Data Breaches and Abuses Abound, But Regulatory Appetite Appears Lacking

Dec 11, 2018 |

The holiday season brought no respite from the recent spate of data breaches that have compromised the private data of millions of Americans, with Marriott International bearing the brunt of the bad news. Read more…

Six Months In, GDPR’s Impact Uncertain In the U.S.

Dec 5, 2018 |

We’ve barely scratched the surface on the impacts of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the far-reaching European Union law that went into effect six months ago. As European law enforcement organizations prepare their first cases against Google, it appears that some organizations in the United States are taking a wait-and-see approach to GDPR compliance. Read more…

Telemedicine Breach Highlights Database Vulnerabilities

Aug 8, 2018 |

Each day, it seems, brings another major data breach, many involving human errors such as ensuring that security and privacy settings are properly configured before data is exposed to “the wild,” that is, the internet. Read more…

Now Hiring: Data Protection Officer

Aug 1, 2018 |

With GDPR now in effect, companies will need to ensure ongoing compliance, which may include appointing a data protection officer (DPO). In the United States and Europe alone, that translates to an estimated 28,000 new DPOs needed, according to the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). Read more…

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…

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