“The Morning Briefing” is SmartPlanet’s daily roundup of must-reads from the web. This morning we’re reading about Big Data security.
1.) Does Big Data mean big risks for businesses? As big data becomes a potential game-changer for businesses, the security risks become even greater. Now that businesses have collected and stored all of this data, what are they going to do with it? How are they going to protect it?
2.) Europe needs cyberinsurance market to improve IT security, report says. The European Union is lacking a well-developed cyberinsurance market that could push companies to better protect their information systems and data, according to a report published by the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA).
3.) Data snatchers! The booming market for your online identity. A huge, mostly hidden industry is raking in billions collecting, analyzing, sharing information you put on the Web. Should you be worried?
4.) Compliance: It’s all about the data now. Compliance executives must feel like so many things are happening in the world of data these days, you can barely keep up.
5.) Splunk, Big Data and the future of security [white paper]. Today’s information security teams increasingly rely on security systems with big data capabilities. In order to seek out and detect today’s complex advanced persistent threats you need to monitor network, host and application behavior across your organization’s IT data.
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