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

Data Breach Today

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.

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Big Data Analytics' Role in Security

Data Breach Today

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.

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

The Last Watchdog

and other jurisdictions have abjectly failed over the past 20 years leveraging Big Data to innovate personalized healthcare services. Healthcare providers haven’t yet figured out how to digitalize medical records in a way that robustly preserves patient privacy and keeps patient information out of data thieves’ hands.

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Cloud Security: 'Big Data' Leak Prevention Essentials

Data Breach Today

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.

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Top Considerations for Building an Open Cloud Data Lake

Data fuels the modern enterprise — today more than ever, businesses compete on their ability to turn big data into essential business insights. Increasingly, enterprises are leveraging cloud data lakes as the platform used to store data for analytics, combined with various compute engines for processing that data.

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Role of Big Data in Human Resource Management

AIIM

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. With the ever-growing technology advancement, Human Resource professionals have started embracing the future: data analysis.

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Big Data Analytics: Taking a Predictive Security Stance

Data Breach Today

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.

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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. To do so, modern enterprises leverage cloud data lakes as the platform used to store data for analytical purposes, combined with various compute engines for processing that data.

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Embedding BI: Architectural Considerations and Technical Requirements

While data platforms, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and programming platforms have evolved to leverage big data and streaming data, the front-end user experience has not kept up. Traditional Business Intelligence (BI) aren’t built for modern data platforms and don’t work on modern architectures.