Privacy Risks in Big Data: What are the Legal Aspects?

Concern over privacy was big before Big Data, but now it’s bigger. The Snowden affair and the loss of personally identifiable data at Target in 2013 have merely served to heat a pot that was already...
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DMX-h from Syncsort now Certified on Hortonworks Data Platform 2.1

Back in January, Syncsort announced our partnership with Hortonworks and the certification of DMX-h on HDP 2.0. I was also given the opportunity to write a guest Blog on the Hortonworks site about...
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Digital Forensics and the Evolving Integration with Big Data

Sometimes the dogged work of engineers and the unbridled imagination of Hollywood coincide. That collision is a messy business. It is also a momentary respite for the engineers’ gradualist drudgery. The...
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Common Flaws in Computer Fraud Class Actions: Lawsuits claiming unauthorized use of smartphone tracking technology are lacking key elements.

A number of class actions have recently been filed in federal district  courts,  predicated,  in part, on alleged violations of the federal computer crime statute, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act,...
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Expert Interview with Florian Douetteau

Florian Douetteau is the founder of Dataiku, a Paris-based data science firm. Q. The offerings at Dataiku are grouped into Visual Data Enrichment, Guided Machine Learning, Shared Insights and Data-Driven...
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Expert Interview with Kole Hicks

Kole Hicks is the Senior Director of Products at GoGrid (LinkedIn) Some GoGrid customers have hybrid cloud/premises needs. What ETL and related requirements do they have? Our customers’ ETL requirements...
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The Internet of Things: Big Data is About to Get Bigger

You can make very few things much smarter — like IBM’s Watson — or you can make a great many things a little bit smarter. Place your bets on widely distributed little smarts? Welcome...
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Five Fundamentals of Virtual Server Protection

The benefits of server virtualization are compelling and are driving the transition to large scale virtual server deployments. From cost savings recognized through server consolidation or business flexibility...
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Enhancing Application Protection and Recovery with a Modern Approach to Snapshot Management

Massive data growth and shrinking application recovery windows are creating a huge challenge for IT administrators. Legacy backup models can’t cope with multi-terabyte applications. However, by...
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CIO Guide to Virtual Server Data Protection

Server virtualization is changing the face of the modern data center. CIOs are looking for ways to virtualize more applications, and faster across the IT spectrum. Selecting the right data protection...
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