Tag Archives: Big Data

Network Security: When the Threat is Coming from Inside Your Network

Network Security

Ashley Madison, Sony, Ebay, Edward Snowden. Names associated with data breaches still fresh in our societal consciousness. Hackers make use of technology and social engineering techniques to infiltrate computer networks and steal data for profit on the black market. When the threat is from without, specific measures can be taken, and most often are, to […]

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Making decisions with Big Data!

When it comes to making important business decisions, often the most successful ones tend to be those made utilizing solid knowledge, sound experience and reliable data. Much of this valuable information is now gathered and stored in computers, and the use of this has given rise to Business Intelligence (BI). One new form of BI […]

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Social data and your company

In an increasingly interconnected world, it’s becoming harder and harder for business owners and managers to decide between choices. That’s why many have started to implement Business Intelligence (BI) solutions, in the hopes that it will help them make better, more informed decisions. An increasingly popular component of BI is social data. The question is […]

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Make data analysis easier with 5 tools

Data can be defined as a set of values that belong to a set of items. If you were to look at a series of numbers stored in a spreadsheet, without any labels, you would have a hard time guessing what it is. Only through analysis will it become useful to us. Because there is […]

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Bigger data may not be better

At the end of each year publications, regardless of their audience, publish lists of top trends from the previous year. When it comes to tech, many noted that a new concept – big data – was gaining ground and becoming an increasingly popular trend. While big data is likely the next big thing in tech, […]

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What Exactly is Big Data?

According to IBM, nearly 90% of the data available at this time has been created within the past two years. When you stop and think about it, it boggles the mind. What makes this more intriguing is that the amount of data will continue to exponentially grow and threatens to overwhelm us. This sheer amount […]

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