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

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

Approaches to Embrace Big Data

Perficient Data & Analytics

Not every organization starts its big data journey from the same place. However, in order to drive efficiencies, support expected future growth and to continue its evolution to a data-driven company, most organizations are reviewing their current suite of software solutions, platforms and documenting processes and areas of improvement along with devising and executing a strategy to deploy modern business intelligence capabilities. Baby Steps from EDW to Big Data.

Data-Centric Security and Big Data

Thales Data Security

As Cybersecurity continues to be heavily focused on solving the problem of attacks against software vulnerabilities and system access, one potential silver bullet in the data breach equation remains out of the limelight. The Big Data Conundrum. Data security

AI and Big Data: The Yin and Yang of Technical Innovation

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Arvind knows data, especially big data. Innovation today seems to be driven by data. AI relies on data. Just implementing any kind of artificial intelligence means you need two data sets: A training data set. A testing data set.

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

Three Strategies for Big Data Security

Thales Data Security

The 2018 Thales Data Threat Report (DTR) has great information on Big Data use and security. We surveyed more than 1,200 senior security executives from around the world, and virtually all (99%) report they plan to use Big Data this year. Big Data is unstructured.

5 predictions for when big data will become everyone's job

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Big data Data science Data ScientistEven the best predictive analytics platforms will still need a human mind to tackle high-level analysis. Look for major changes in almost all human roles to come.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Creating a Big Data Platform Roadmap

Perficient Data & Analytics

One of the most frequently asked questions by our customers is the roadmap to deploying a Big Data Platform and becoming a truly data-driven enterprise. Just as you can’t build a house without a foundation, you can’t start down a big data path without first establishing groundwork for success. There are several key steps to prepare the organization to realize the benefits of a big data solution with both structured and unstructured data.

5 top trends driving big data analytics

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Big data Analytics Predictive analytics Machine learningOrganizations need to quickly adapt to the evolving and ever-changing information management environment or they face the risk of being left behind the competition.

Using AI to organize small moments in big data

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Big data Data management Data discoveryOrganizations are producing larger amounts of information than ever before and there needs to be efficient ways to categorize and interpret it all. That’s where artificical intelligence comes in.

Big Data at NASA

IBM Big Data Hub

Data already is the new currency and is at the heart of everything digital. I like to repeat the adage, “Data becomes Information, becomes Knowledge, becomes Wisdom”. And “It’s all about the data”. So why do we send up probes, sensors or satellites — for the data

China's big data advantage isn't enough

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Data is the lifeblood of the digital world. Big data Data discovery Data managementBut learning how to use it requires human talent, insight and creativity. In that race, China's tech giants still have a ways to go.

Serverless Architecture for Big Data

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In the world of Big Data , Data engineers always strive to find a way or method to analyze, process, and compute the Volume, Velocity, and Variety of data, and to provide Data scientists with a resilient backbone to conduct their analysis. Before the introduction of the cloud platforms, all the big data processing and managing of the cluster was done on-premises. led to Big Data Managed Cluster to be deployed in the cloud.

How organizations can move beyond big data to huge gains

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Big data Data management Data discoveryLeading firms are leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning to reimagine how they engage with customers, and the results are dramatic, says futurist Mike Walsh.

Value becomes the 5th “V” in big data factors

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Organizations will be more focused on finding real returns in their ever-increasing investments in data, and be less intent on adopting the latest Hadoop or data management tools. Big data Analytics Data management

What’s big for big data for 2018

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Big data Cloud computing Cloud hosting Data managementThis year will unleash a major disruption for the analytics and information management space. It will upend decades worth of accepted practices and introduce new winners and losers.

Key Differences between a Traditional Data Warehouse and Big Data

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Traditional data warehouse solutions were originally developed out of necessity. The data captured from these traditional data sources is stored in relational databases comprised of tables with rows and columns and is known as structured data. So how do you make the data gathered more useful? This process begins with data consolidation tools like Informatica or Oracle Data Integrator. What is Big Data? Multi-Structured Data.

More big data initiatives moving to the cloud, study finds

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Organizations need to continue to build an agile data environment that can accommodate traditional BI platforms in concert with a modern information environment. Big data Data management Data discovery

Cargill offers big data, digital tools to help shrimp farmers

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Big data Machine learning Artificial intelligencePredictive software that relies on machine learning and sensors will help farmers analyze everything from the size of shrimp and feeding patterns to water quality and weather.

Getting better value from big data projects with DataOps

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DataOps is a new methodology that enables data to be consumable in a more efficient and agile way, while still respecting governance and security policies. Big data Data management Data visualization Data acquisition Data discoveryCrystal Valentine explains how it works.

How Microsoft Dynamics 365 Fits Into the Big Data Story

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Business intelligence, artificial intelligence, intelligent cloud, intelligent edge, big data…the buzzwords are all around. Many are beginning to leverage their data in new and innovative ways. They are leveraging their data to make critical business decisions, identify revenue growth opportunities and improve customer experiences. Intelligent data was a central theme during Microsoft Inspire 2018 last month. ” The problem: fragmented data sources.

Big Data Bootcamp by the Beach: An introduction

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One day, I got a LinkedIn message asking if I would like to teach a Big Data Bootcamp at an event for the Universidad Abierta Para Adultos in Santiago de Caballeros, República Dominicana. We talked for a while about what his hopes and goals were for the Big Data Bootcamp and I touched on my considerable shortcomings. I want them to think beyond Hadoop when they think of Big Data. There are other resources out there; the internet is a big place.

Use big data to optimize their supply chain? Most businesses demure

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Big data AnalyticsDespite the technology’s potential, the majority are sticking with spreadsheets and their legacy systems.

Leopard Spots and Zebra Stripes: Big Data and Identity Management

Thales Data Security

In this age of big data, the concept is fitting, because this kind of information is increasingly being used to identify individuals and even machines. Big Data Analytics. Everyone claims to be using “Big Data,” but what is it really? Data security

Big data works only for those who hype it

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Big data Data management Data and information management Data typesKnowledge, of course, is still power. Companies may be able to collect enough useful information about us to use it for noticeable sales increases, someday.

New York startup unleashes big data on art investing

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Big data Data management Data typesArthena analyzes hundreds of thousands of information points on artwork — artist, style, medium, size and so forth — looking for pieces it says will generate handsome returns for investors.

Big data might translate into higher online prices

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Big data Fintech Data managementThe more information a merchant gets about a customer -- where they live, what they buy, what websites they visit, etc. -- the better they can predict how much they’d be willing to pay for a certain product.

In the age of big data, the more things change the more they stay the same

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Big data Data management Data discoveryThose of us with long experience in IT have seen much of the trends and buzzwords around before and already have a conceptual framework to understand it.

Viking hedge fund moves into big data following other Tiger Cubs

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Big data Analytics Predictive analyticsCo-founder Andreas Halvorsen has turned to quants to boost returns and his venture fund has invested in artificial intelligence and quantitative companies.

How to Capitalize on Big Data with Oracle Analytics Cloud [Webinar]

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Innovators use big data solutions as a competitive advantage to increase revenue, reduce cost, and improve cash flow. Turn big data into actionable insights with Oracle Analytics Cloud. Join us as we identify the big data opportunities in front of you and how to take advantage of them. We’ll explore: Big data and its architecture. Why a big data strategy is imperative to remaining relevant.

How advanced OCR found new life in big data systems

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Today, optical character recognition, in combination with natural language processing, allows businesses to perform complex data extraction tasks. Hardware and software Artificial intelligence Data strategy

Top 10 IBM Big Data & Analytics Hub podcasts of 2017

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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.

How State Governments Can Protect and Win with Big Data, AI and Privacy

Bill Schmarzo - Dell EMC

I was recently asked to conduct a 2-hour workshop for the State of California Senior Legislators on the topic of “Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and Privacy.” Access to sensitive information, data protection, privacy – these are all hot button issues with the citizenry. The State must be aware of the society and cultural risks associated with the idea of a “Big Brother” shadowing its people. Figure 3: Big Data and AI Reducing Crop Loss to Diseases.

'Tech CEOs are like cult leaders' – the artists taking on Facebook and big data

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Langlands and Bell are celebrating their 40th year together – by taking an uncompromising look at Silicon Valley’s utopian promises By a remarkable coincidence, on Wednesday, right as Mark Zuckerberg finally addressed the unfolding Facebook data-breach scandal, British artists Ben Langlands and Nikki Bell opened their new exhibition about the unchecked power Facebook and the other big tech companies wield.

Algorithms show potential in measuring diagnostic errors using big data

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Method uses statistical analyses to identify critical patterns, replacing labor-intensive reviews of medical records by hospital staff, to potentially predict negative consequences. Medical errors Healthcare delivery Healthcare analytics Clinical decision support Diagnosis and treatment

Optiv Acquires Decision Lab to Expand Big Data Services

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Deal enhances Optiv's big data, automation, and orchestration efforts