Big data initiatives are heating up. From financial services and government to health care, retail, and manufacturing, organizations across nearly every vertical market are investing in new big data technologies to improve the quality and speed of decision making and to enable better planning, forecasting, marketing, and customer service.
Yet security in big data implementations typically falls way below the radar even though security ranks No. 10 on the list of big data challenges, according to 30 percent of respondents to the CIO magazine study.
This white paper outlines what IT and security professionals need to know about the significant security risks of big data, including:
- Critical security vulnerabilities, risks, and challenges
- Key business and technical issues such as controls, privacy, and compliance
- Effective and reliable protection strategies