OIG: VA Workers Hid ‘Big Data’ Project Privacy, Security Risks

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Report on Canceled VA Project Offers Governance Lessons for Others The Department of Veterans Affairs’ watchdog agency alleges that two VA employees “concealed” and “mispresented” the cybersecurity and privacy risks of an ambitious "big data" project that would have analyzed 22 million veterans’ health records dating back two decades.

Waging a War on Cybercrime With Big Data and AI

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He discusses how to use massive lists of historical data to train AI to spot and stop malicious activity


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Why healthcare needs big data and analytics

IBM Big Data Hub

The COVID-19 global pandemic has heightened the focus on collecting, analyzing, and leveraging big data to drive positive and lifesaving outcomes. Yet the volume, velocity, and variety of data generated by COVID-19 is too vast and complex to be analyzed by traditional means

Big Data Analytics' Role in Security

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Splunk's Haiyan Song Shares Insights on Addressing Emerging Threats Big data analytics can help security professionals stay ahead of emerging challenges in a rapidly changing threat landscape, says Splunk's Haiyan Song

Top Considerations for Building an Open Cloud Data Lake

In this paper, we explore the top considerations for building a cloud data lake including architectural principles, when to use cloud data lake engines and how to empower non-technical users.

MY TAKE: What if Big Data and AI could be intensively focused on health and wellbeing?

The Last Watchdog

The blue-sky mission is to bring modern data mining and machine learning technologies to bear delivering personalized services that ameliorate not just physical ailments, but also mental and even emotional ones. and other jurisdictions have abjectly failed over the past 20 years leveraging Big Data to innovate personalized healthcare services. The healthcare industry’s Big Data disconnect seems entrenched. Fixing data governance.

No Surprise: China Blamed for 'Big Data' Hack of Equifax

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For a foreign power that continues to attempt to amass personal information on its adversaries, targeting a business that gets rich by buying and selling Americans' personal data remains an obvious play

Cloud Security: 'Big Data' Leak Prevention Essentials

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Big data analytics and search tools give organizations the ability to analyze information faster than ever before. But too many organizations deactivate security controls built into Elasticsearch, Amazon S3 buckets and MongoDB when they deploy, leaving their data exposed, says Elastic's James Spiteri

8 Highlights: Scottish 'Big Data' Cybersecurity Conference

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The "International Conference on Big Data in Cyber Security" in Edinburgh focused on everything from securing the internet of things the rise of CEO fraud to the origins of "cyber" and how to conduct digital forensic investigations on cloud servers Cloud Forensics, Fraud, Extortion and Cyber Sociology Dominate Edinburgh Event What are hot cybersecurity topics in Scotland?

What is Big Data Analytics?

OpenText Information Management

The amount of data in the world continues to grow at an incredible rate. IDC suggests that, by 2025, there will be 163ZB (zettabytes) of data – up from 4.4ZB in 2013. This massive increase in data is both a challenge and an opportunity for businesses. Contained within that data is the insight needed to … The post What is Big Data Analytics? appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

12 Considerations When Evaluating Data Lake Engine Vendors for Analytics and BI

Businesses today compete on their ability to turn big data into essential business insights. Modern enterprises leverage cloud data lakes as the platform used to store data. 57% of the enterprises currently using a data lake cite improved business agility as a benefit.

14 top big data salaries for 2019

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Software architects, data warehouse architects and data scientists lead the pack when it comes to top salaries working with big data projects. Compensation Big data Data Scientist Data science

Big Data Analytics: Taking a Predictive Security Stance

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Carbon Black's Matt Bennet Shares Insights on Making Big Data Meaningful Big data holds the key to moving from a preventive security stance to a more predictive stance, says Matthew Bennett of Carbon Black

Making the Most of Big Data

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Stu Bradley of SAS on Taking the Right Steps What are the key elements of leveraging big data for analytics? Stu Bradley of SAS provides an overview of the essential steps

Facial Recognition: Big Trouble With Big Data Biometrics

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History Has Proven That Data Often Gets Lost, Stolen, Misused Numerous technology firms now offer facial biometrics recognition search tools for big data sets. But information security expert Alan Woodward warns that these big data sets must be "considered and regulated very heavily" or else we'll be "living in 1984 without knowing it

Top 10 IBM Big Data & Analytics Hub podcasts of 2017

IBM Big Data Hub

That's why we've compiled the Top 10 podcasts of the year from the IBM Big Data & Analytics Hub Insights Podcast feed right here It can be difficult to keep up with all the best podcast episodes during the year.

Demand for big data-as-a-service growing at 25% annually

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With big data-as-a-service, tools such as analytics software and storage are delivered via the cloud by a service provider. Data strategy Big data Data management

Role of Big Data in Human Resource Management


Those who have been practicing Human resource management for years knows the importance of relying on data analytics for creating an enhanced work culture or else they might lag behind that of other departments. Many of you tend to hold the purse strings that HR deals with people, they do not require dealing with large-scale data efforts and have gone to the back of the queue as a result. And here is went big data comes into play. Want more on Big Data?

How small and mid-sized businesses can perform big data analytics

IBM Big Data Hub

Big data doesn’t need to be a daunting challenge for small or midsized business (SMBs). Accessing, storing and exploring big data can be done by businesses of any size. An influx of data from sensors, streaming audio and video log files, web, and social media are increasing the volume, velocity, and variety of data.

5 top trends that will impact big data and analytics

Information Management Resources

Data analysis is no longer enough. Organizations need synthesis and analysis to connect distributed data to the analytic supply chain - with catalogues as the connective tissue. Analytics Big data DataOps

Big Data: Legal and Compliance Considerations for Investment Managers

Data Matters

Greene and Colleen Theresa Brown are co-authors of a new chapter of the PLI treatise Investment Adviser Regulation: A Step-by-Step Guide to Compliance and the Law focusing on legal and compliance considerations for use of Big Data. The post Big Data: Legal and Compliance Considerations for Investment Managers appeared first on Data Matters Privacy Blog. Artificial Intelligence Big Data Financial Privacy FinTech Investment Managers SEC

Reality and misconceptions about big data analytics, data lakes and the future of AI

IBM Big Data Hub

With the amount of choices surrounding big data analytics, data lakes and AI, it can sometimes be difficult to tell fact from fiction.

15 top companies providing ?big data fabric?

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This emerging tech trend automates the process of ingestion, curation and integration of big data sources to enable advanced analytics. Big data Hardware and software Data managementHere are 15 top players, according to Forrester Research.

How insurers can really embrace big data

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Big data AnalyticsThe insurance industry is rife with self-inflicted limitations that have created unnecessary business process steps and workarounds.

Managing financial services model risk in an age of big data and AI

IBM Big Data Hub

Any financial services firm using AI must revisit its approach to model risk management. The reason is that AI models are evolving faster than the rules-based models that were standard previously. If AI models perform inadequately, major operational losses can grow quickly.

Feel the Heat: Strava 'Big Data' Maps Sensitive Locations

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Internet of Things Privacy Fallout, Now in Heat Map Form Fitness app and website developer Strava has landed in hot water after publishing a global heat map that shows users' workout routes in aggregate. By doing so, the firm has inadvertently revealed military installation layouts and other sensitive information

Machine learning and big data are unlocking Europe’s archives via Horizon Magazine

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The post Machine learning and big data are unlocking Europe’s archives via Horizon Magazine appeared first on IG GURU. Check out the article here. AI Archives Business IG News Archive Europe Machine Learning

UCLA Health deploys Microsoft Azure to leverage big data

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Cloud computing Big data EHR Patient data Genome sequencing Medical research Precision medicine Artificial intelligence Machine learning Predictive analyticsHealthcare system is adopting software giant’s cloud computing services to gain insights from vast clinical and genomic information.

8 factors shaping the future of big data, machine learning and AI

Information Matters

AI and machine learning combined with ever-increasing amounts of data are changing our commercial and social landscapes. The post 8 factors shaping the future of big data, machine learning and AI appeared first on Information Matters.

[Podcast] A Small Problem with Big Data


We have a small problem with Big Data.the majority of us just don't completely understand it. Sure, we've all heard the term "Big Data" - but I'm willing to bet if I asked a room full of people what it was, I'd get puzzled looks and shrugged shoulders from about half the room.and I'm sure I'd lose most of the other half of the room if I followed up that question by asking how to leverage big data for real business value.

What's big in big data: Predictions for 2018

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Increasingly information assets, especially big data. Big data Data integration

7 top trends driving big data analytics

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While it is clear that the big data market will continue to grow over the next few years, how organizations will use the data is still unclear. Big data Data management Open source Machine learning Data security Internet of thingsStill, these are the top trends that will shape the sector going forward.

Top 10 IBM Big Data & Analytics Hub blog posts of 2017

IBM Big Data Hub

Readers of the IBM Big Data & Analytics Hub were hungry for knowledge this year. They voraciously read blog posts about incorporating machine learning, choosing the best possible data model, determining how to make the most of data science skills, working with open source frameworks and more.

Tips for creating a successful big data lake

Information Management Resources

In the new book 'The Enterprise Big Data Lake,' author Alex Gorelik shares best practices for obtaining executive sponsorship and aligning the effort with business goals. Big data Data lakes Data storage

14 top paying big data jobs

Information Management Resources

Software architects, data warehouse architects and data scientists lead the pack for top salaries among the professionals working on big data projects. Big data Compensation Data Scientist Software professionals Data science

Dispelling 3 most common myths about AI and big data

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Artificial intelligence Machine learning Data managementThe intelligence in AI comes from the humans who train it! All initiatives need smart human assistance to function successfully.

4 ways small businesses can effectively use big data

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Big data Analytics Predictive analytics Social mediaThere are lots of simple methods an organization can use to effectively gather, analyze and make sense of information it already has to enhance business insights — without breaking the bank.

Following big data, organizations turn their attention to smart data

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Big data Analytics Internet of thingsThe new focus will be on the information that business users and business-focused analysts can utilize in their everyday decision-making.

'Big data' and 'analytics' - Two of the top buzzwords everyone secretly hates

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Analytics Big data Data managementBuzzwords are frequently abused as an attempted credibility builder. A way of showing others that you're in the know.

Experience the power of big data with Apache Spark and Cloud Pak for Data

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In the latest release of IBM Cloud Pak for Data, v2.5 Cloud Pak for Data v2.5 has three key themes: Red Hat integration, new key built-in capabilities like Watson tools and runtimes, and a heavy focus on open source.( link] ). Open source is widely adopted in enterprises especially as products and vendors mature and expand their reach.