What Data Thieves Are After
Data breaches within the healthcare industry have been growing at an alarming rate since 2013. That was the first year the healthcare industry topped the list of data breaches by industry; 44% of all data breaches in 2013 targeted the healthcare industry. Since then, the data security crisis has grown more dire as cybercriminals expand their reach. Healthcare is at the center of the concern.
While it’s well known that cyber attackers attempt to steal valuable data that can be re-sold, such as credit card and social security numbers, a new form of attack is causing even greater concern to business and government: malicious modification of data, and subsequent loss of data integrity.Read More
Exclusive research by Nik Rouda, Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG)
More and more companies are exploring new opportunities offered by big data and advanced analytics, across a broad range of industries and functional lines of business. However, as big data projects migrate from pilot to production deployment and extend beyond the exclusive realm of IT and into the business unit, new factors come into play.
Hadoop and similar NOSQL data stores enable any organization, large or small, to collect, manage, and analyze immense data sets. Unfortunately, these nascent technologies were not designed with comprehensive security in mind. Only a new approach that addresses the unique architecture of distributed computing can meet the Hadoop security environments of the enterprise data center.Read More