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Do Security Professionals Really Need Big Data?

In this contributed article, tech writer Linda Gimmeson discusses two basic approaches to securing big data: staying small and strategic, or leveraging big data for a broader approach. Either approach can be successful, but it is up to the organization and security professionals to strategically decide how much big data they actually need.

Thales: 63% of Enterprises Using Cloud, Big Data, IoT and Container Environments without Securing Sensitive Data

Thales, a leader in critical information systems, cybersecurity and data security, announced the results of its 2017 Thales Data Threat Report, Advanced Technology Edition, issued in conjunction with analyst firm 451 Research. According to the report, 93 percent of respondents will use sensitive data in an advanced technology (defined as cloud, SaaS, big data, IoT and container) environments this year.

Taking the Five Second Rule Beyond the Dinner Table to Prevent Cyber Attacks

In this contributed, Eric Tran-le, Global Chief Marketing Officer at Logtrust Inc., discusses how big data analytics is being used to fight fraud across a number of different industries facing the same data problems.

Dataguise Strengthens Sensitive Data Governance in the Cloud with Support for Google Cloud Storage

Dataguise, a leader in sensitive data governance, announced that DgSecure Detect now supports sensitive data detection on Google Cloud Storage (GCS). Integration with GCS extends the range of platforms supported by DgSecure Detect, which helps data-driven enterprises move to the cloud with confidence by providing precise sensitive data detection across the enterprise, both on premises and in the cloud.

Big Data, Big Challenges – Keeping Your Information Safe

In this contributed article, Sheza Gary, a technical director at Algoworks, highlights the importance of properly security enterprise data assets by offering three main points of difference between protecting big data and traditional amounts of data.

Sumo Logic Delivers Multi-Tenant SaaS Security Analytics Solution with Integrated Threat Intelligence

Sumo Logic, a leading cloud-native, machine data analytics service, announced the availability of the industry’s first multi-tenant SaaS security analytics solution with integrated threat intelligence. This, coupled with new security apps for monitoring and compliance and a milestone certification for PCI DSS 3.2, demonstrates Sumo Logic’s strong momentum and commitment to providing leading-edge security analytics capabilities and compliance standards to customers.

Logtrust Debut’s Real-time Integrated Threat Analytics Solution Program

Logtrust™, the Real-time Big Data-in-Motion as-a-Service firm for Fast Data, Big Data analytics, announced its Real-time Integrated Threat Analytics Solution Program. The program enables companies to build solutions that analyze the historical behavior of systems and attackers in order to detect, understand and eliminate potential threats in real-time–even those that are coming from multiple sources, across multiple devices.

Research Firm Advises Analytics Stakeholders and Security Professionals to Build Plans for Securing Hadoop-based Assets

Dataguise, a technology leader in secure business execution, announced inclusion in a report by Gartner titled, “Rethink and Extend Data Security Policies to Include Hadoop.” The report provides best practices for addressing data security concerns related to Apache Hadoop deployments and highlights several leading vendors in the category to support these endeavors.

Dataguise Powers DgSecure Monitor with Apache Eagle for Immediate Data Breach Alerting Exclusive to Sensitive Data

Dataguise, a technology leader in secure business execution, announced the integration of Apache Eagle as part of its DgSecure Monitor solution.

Splunk Empowers IT, Security and Business Teams with Better Data Decisions from Machine Learning

Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), provider of the leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, announced new versions of Splunk® Enterprise, Splunk IT Service Intelligence (ITSI), Splunk Enterprise Security (ES) and Splunk User Behavior Analytics (UBA).