In a speech revealing new limits on the way intelligence agencies collect telephone metadata, President Obama also announced a comprehensive review of how government and business are confronting the challenges inherent in big data.
Security teams struggling to detect signs of threats hidden in mountains of data are attracted to big data analytics. But experts advise security professionals to take an incremental approach, starting out with smaller projects.
Organizations still have concerns about sharing too much data and threat intelligence to help thwart attacks. But EMC's Kathleen Moriarty says organizations' fears about intellectual property compromises are overblown.
Understanding big data is not the problem, say Michael Fowkes and Aaron Caldiero of Zions Bank. Figuring out how to use the information contained within big data in a meaningful way - that's the trick.
Solutionary is out with its 2013 Global Threat Intelligence Report. What are the top four threats to organizations, and how can they be mitigated? Security strategist Don Gray offers insights and tips.
Most organizations have more data than they know what to do with, much less understand how they can use that data in a meaningful way, say NopSec's Lisa Xu and Steven Leonard. Having the ability to aggregate that data is key.