• Why We Need End-to-End Quantum-Resistant Encryption

    In a world that increasingly revolves around data, security and encryption are key. Unfortunately, too often organisations do not take security seriously. Big tech giants like Facebook allow firms such as Cambridge Analytica to syphon away 50 million user profiles, while the average Internet of Things device is so easy to hack that a kid can do it, even if it is meant to be a highly-secure crypto wallet. In the years to come, data will only increase in importance and as such in value. With that will come increased attention by hackers to steal data or hack your products, services or servers. [...]

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    How Big Data Security Analytics Will Protect Your Company

    We live in an era of increased cyber threats. With dozens of companies and organisations being hacked on a daily basis and cyber-crime rising to new levels of hacking during the US elections, it is time for organisations to start protecting themselves. Big Data Security Analytics can help companies understand what is happening within their company and can help them take action when it is needed most. But what is Big Data Security Analytics and how can it help protect your company? Unfortunately, protecting your organisations from (would be) hackers is difficult. In fact, according to ESG[...]

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    5 Cyber Risks Affecting the Internet of Things and How to Manage These Risks

    The Internet of Things will offer organizations tremendous value and will provide consumers with fantastic benefits. However, the Internet of Things also comes with a wide variety of cyber risks that could harm organizations and consumers who work with the IoT. To protect your organization from these cyber risks, you should have the right data governance procedures in place to protect the data that is generated by IoT devices. However, which data governance measures you should take depends on the different cyber risks that could affect your IoT business. Moreover, there are quite a few [...]

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    Why Trust and Data Breaches Don't Get Along

    If you want to retain the trust of your customers, you better make sure that you don't have any data breaches. As this infographic, developed by Gemalto, shows, data breaches have a significant impact on consumer trust, loyalty and the perception of how seriously companies take the security of customers' personal and financial data. According to the survey "nearly two-thirds (64%) of consumers surveyed worldwide say they are unlikely to shop or do business again with a company that had experienced a breach where financial information was stolen n, and almost half (49%) had the same opinion [...]

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    How Data Lakes Open New Possibilities for Your Organisation

    In the past years, I have seen a flood of information on data lakes, and it looks like it is becoming as much of a buzzword as Big Data. I described data lakes as a growing trend in 2015 – stating that it was time for organisations to experiment with data lakes. But are we seeing much progress? Sure, organisations like Facebook, Google and Yahoo have advanced considerably, and their developers experience numerous benefits using data lakes. But what does it mean - a data lake - and what are the benefits of it? And are ‘offline’ organisations such as retailers and financial services [...]

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