Ethics of Big Data

What are your organization’s policies for generating and using huge datasets full of personal information? Ethics of Big Data examines ethical questions raised by the …

Big Data grows as data security shrinks

A report published by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has revealed that despite the growing issue of “Big Data,” most organisations are actually keeping looser tabs …

Trend Micro unleashes big data analytics

Trend Micro announced an expansion of the Trend Micro Smart Protection Network, the cloud-based security infrastructure that powers most of the company’s products and …

Can big data analytics reduce cyber risk?

The Information Security Forum (ISF) has released a report that recommends proactive, preventative big data analytics for businesses that want to increase business agility, …

Big Data skilled professionals in demand

The shortage of Big Data skilled professionals is driving the need for collaborative self-service access to Hadoop across companies of all sizes, according to Karmasphere. …

Data privacy protection for Hadoop

Dataguise released DgHadoop, a data privacy protection and risk assessment solution for Hadoop. It provides compliance assessment and enforcement for centralized data privacy …

World’s largest biometric database

In the last two years, over 200 million Indian nationals have had their fingerprints and photographs taken and irises scanned, and given a unique 12-digit number that should …

What security wants most from Big Data

More than two thirds of IT people think Big Data should be a strategic priority, according to Varonis. More than half expect Big Data to be a strategic initiative over the …