Knowledge Management Leveraging the External Brain

Knowledge Management Leveraging the External Brain

We almost all now have one or more smart devices in our home from appliances to phones. These devices enable us to execute our personal lives with much more efficiency than ever before in our history while also making us smarter about how we perform tasks. My fridge reminds me when it is time to…

Knowledge Management Leveraging the External Brain

Knowledge Management Leveraging the External Brain

We almost all now have one or more smart devices in our home from appliances to phones. These devices enable us to execute our personal lives with much more efficiency than ever before in our history while also making us smarter about how we perform tasks. My fridge reminds me when it is time to…

R20: SQL-on-Hadoop Engines Explained | ITworld

R20: SQL-on-Hadoop Engines Explained | ITworld

As you know, Hadoop is an ideal platform for storing and managing big data. Unfortunately, Hadoop APIs are complex and require a lot of technical expertise. What’s needed is a programming interface that retains Hadoop’s performance and scalability, is easy to maintain, known to non-technical users, and can be used by a variety of existing…

10 things you didn’t know about internet of things – raconteur.net

10 things you didn’t know about internet of things – raconteur.net

From in-vivo sensors to the rise of China, Charles Orton-Jones spots ten trends and applications making the internet of things (IoT) arguably the world’s most exciting technology 10 things you didn’t know about internet of things Technology Internet of Things 17th July 2014 BluetoothChinaConnectivitySmartphones Related topics: 1. MESH TECHNOLOGY Devices in close proximity relay messages…

Keep on running!

Keep on running!

Nike have announced that their Nike+ running app will be available on the newly released Samsung Gear S. The obvious advantage with using the Gear S is that you can leave your smartphone at home and still map runs, track progress and stay motivated while on the move. The app allows users to view running…

Keep on running!

Keep on running!

Nike have announced that their Nike+ running app will be available on the newly released Samsung Gear S. The obvious advantage with using the Gear S is that you can leave your smartphone at home and still map runs, track progress and stay motivated while on the move. The app allows users to view running…

Why Security Practitioners Need To Apply The 80-20 Rules To Data Security

Why Security Practitioners Need To Apply The 80-20 Rules To Data Security

The 80-20 Rule For Security Practitioners  Everyday we learn about yet another egregious data security breach, exposure of customer data or misuse of data. It begs the question why in this 21st century, as a security industry we cannot seem to secure our most valuable data assets when technology has surpassed our expectations in other regards.…

LAVABIT, EDWARD SNOWDEN, AND THE LEGAL BATTLE FOR PRIVACY

LAVABIT, EDWARD SNOWDEN, AND THE LEGAL BATTLE FOR PRIVACY

The Legal Battle For Privacy In early June 2013, Edward Snowden made headlines around the world when he leaked information about the National Security Agency (NSA) collecting the phone records of tens of millions of Americans. It was a dramatic story. Snowden flew to Hong Kong and then Russia to avoid deportation to the US,…

5 THINGS TO CONSIDER ABOUT YOUR NEXT ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING SOLUTION

5 THINGS TO CONSIDER ABOUT YOUR NEXT ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING SOLUTION

Enterprise File Sharing Solution Businesses have varying file sharing needs. Large, multi-regional businesses need to synchronize folders across a large number of sites, whereas small businesses may only need to support a handful of users in a single site. Construction or advertising firms require sharing and collaboration with very large (several Gigabytes) files. Financial services…

THE FUTURE OF BIG DATA AND DNS ANALYTICS

THE FUTURE OF BIG DATA AND DNS ANALYTICS

Big Data and DNS Analytics Big Data is revolutionizing the way admins manage their DNS traffic. New management platforms are combining historical data with advanced analytics to inform admins about possible performance degradation in their networks. Not only that, but they also have the ability to suggest ways to optimize network configurations for faster routing.…

Don’t Be Intimidated By Data Governance

Don’t Be Intimidated By Data Governance

Data Governance Data governance, the understanding of the raw data of an organization is an area IT departments have historically viewed as a lose-lose proposition. Not doing anything means organizations run the risk of data loss, data breaches and data anarchy – no control, no oversight – the Wild West with IT is just hoping…

Despite Record Breaches, Secure Third Party Access Still Not An IT Priority

Despite Record Breaches, Secure Third Party Access Still Not An IT Priority

Secure Third Party Access Still Not An IT Priority Research has revealed that third parties cause 63 percent of all data breaches. From HVAC contractors, to IT consultants, to supply chain analysts and beyond, the threats posed by third parties are real and growing. Deloitte, in its Global Survey 2016 of third party risk, reported…

Are Cloud Solutions Secure Enough Out-of-the-box?

Are Cloud Solutions Secure Enough Out-of-the-box?

Out-of-the-box Cloud Solutions Although people may argue that data is not safe in the Cloud because using cloud infrastructure requires trusting another party to look after mission critical data, cloud services actually are more secure than legacy systems. In fact, a recent study on the state of cloud security in the enterprise market revealed that…