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  • November 15, 2016
    by John Armstrong, Chief Marketing Officer | LinkedIn

    Did Big Data Blow the Election Forecast?

    “Big data” has been a buzzword for the last decade in Silicon Valley. Investors and tech companies, from little-known startups to corporate giants, have poured billions of dollars into software and computer systems that promise to pore through mountains of information and glean useful …

  • September 20, 2016
    by John Armstrong, Chief Marketing Officer | LinkedIn

    Zettaset Partner IBM Doubles Down on Cloud

    Cloud computing is an IT delivery model which can help improve asset use and responsiveness while reducing complexity and lowering maintenance costs. Cloud is nothing new for IBM, a company that claimed five years ago to have 80% of the Fortune 500 using IBM …

  • August 9, 2016
    by John Armstrong, Chief Marketing Officer | LinkedIn

    Healthcare Records: Jackpot for Hackers

    The recent cyberattack on Arizona-based Banner Healthcare was another in a continuing series of hacks aimed at the healthcare sector. The breach, which was discovered on July 7, is estimated to have compromised as many as 3.7 million patient records. 2015 was named the …

  • July 13, 2016
    by Ian Redzic, Product Manager of Data Security, Pivotal

    Zettaset Simplifies Big Data Warehouse Security for Pivotal Greenplum

    Ian Redzic of Pivotal Greenplum discusses how the company leverages the superior performance and scale of the Zettaset Big Data Encryption solution to secure Pivotal Greenplum’s massively parallel big data warehouse environment.
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  • June 21, 2016
    by John Armstrong, Chief Marketing Officer | LinkedIn

    Summer Reading for the Data Security-Minded

    It’s all happening now…the first (official) day of summer, the end-of-quarter, another data breach. Oh, wait! Summer comes but once a year, but data breaches know no season. Like millions of other online users, you’ve probably received warnings to change your …

  • May 17, 2016
    by John Armstrong, Chief Marketing Officer | LinkedIn

    A New Approach to Format-Preserving Encryption: What’s the Big Deal?

    Last month Zettaset announced that it had patented a new approach to format-preserving encryption. If you are familiar with encryption products, you know that the concept of format-preserving encryption (FPE) has been around for a while…several technology vendors offer FPE solutions.
    Format-preserving encryption …

  • April 12, 2016
    by John Armstrong, Chief Marketing Officer | LinkedIn

    The Panama Papers: Not the Kind of Publicity They Wanted

    We’ve read about (and in many cases experienced) the data breaches at IRS, Target, Anthem Blue Cross, etc., etc. The list goes on and on. Most of those affected by the ongoing parade of consumer database hacks were just ordinary people like you …

  • March 29, 2016
    by John Armstrong, Chief Marketing Officer | LinkedIn

    Big Week for Big Data

    This week we’re in San Jose, California at Strata + Hadoop World…the epicenter for all things Big Data. Zettaset is very pleased to be working closely at the event with our new partner Robin Systems, whose container-based, application-aware, compute and storage platform liberates …

  • February 29, 2016
    by John Armstrong, Chief Marketing Officer | LinkedIn

    The IRS Hack: An Unpleasant Trend Continues

    It started back in May 2015 when hackers breached 114,000 accounts of taxpayers who had used the Internal Revenue Service’s “Get Transcript” application. At the time, it was labeled as a sophisticated effort involving multiple third-parties who succeeded in clearing a multi-step authentication process. …

  • January 19, 2016
    by John Armstrong, Chief Marketing Officer | LinkedIn

    Looking Back at 2015: A Compilation of Data Hacks and Breaches

    While researching the history of data privacy and data breaches for 2015, I stumbled across the website of the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse (PRC), a California nonprofit corporation whose mission is to “engage, educate and empower individuals to protect their privacy”. PRC identifies trends …

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