Posts Tagged 'big data'

When a company goes out of business, its assets—including stores, trademarks, furniture and signs—are sold off. The term for this is called liquidation—the business equivalent of an estate sale. Regardless of terminology, everything is sold. And in the case of RadioShack, a once shimmering empire of electronic memorabilia, ‘everything’ includes your data. Yes, if you […]

The resignation of a major retail CEO in the wake of the 2013 holiday data breaches is one of the most high-profile repercussions of a cybersecurity incident to date. While reasons unrelated to the data breaches have been cited for the departure, the fact remains that a cyber incident helped topple a long-time leader of […]

There’s no doubt that “big data” is the technology trend du jour for government agencies and businesses alike. And for good reason. Organizations of all types can reap great benefits from leveraging information from their technology systems to make better decisions, improve processes and – now – increase IT security. With the ever-increasing sophistication and […]

DTS is one of the larger systems companies in Germany, with around 140 team members in six locations.  Mid-sized and enterprise companies, as well as public institutions, rely on DTS to meet high data security demands and remain compliant with domestic and international regulations. The challenge for the security professionals at DTS was one of […]

Event correlation is the real return on a SIEM investment. In a properly secured network, at least a dozen types of security devices generate events with potentially critical information on ongoing attacks, holes in the network, or operational concerns. SIEM correlation’s job is to turn all this data into a prioritized to-do list for security […]