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Scary BYOD Data Protection Trends: 10 Common Problems

When employees use personal, mobile devices for work, they aren't usually thinking about security issues. Bring-your-own-device (BYOD) habits are all about finding the fastest and most effective way to get work done, whether that means using a tablet at home, a smartphone in a meeting or a laptop at a

10 U.S. Cities Making the Most Big Data Hires

Making an impact with advanced analytics and all aspects of big data requires the right talent. But what U.S. cities are making the biggest effort to find big data expertise and skills? Enterprise data and IT career community Dice reviewed the more than 83,000 tech-related job postings as of the start

20 historic tech sounds you may have forgotten

From the hum of an old car's engine to the galunk! of a fictional plumber's fireball, sounds have an amazing ability to transport us back in time. Outside of our minds, however, sounds have a far less reliable lifespan -- especially within the realm of technology. As electronics evolve, so do

Data Governance: 10 Steps to Establishing Effective Policies

Data governance continues to confuse and frustrate IT managers while running up significant costs with little return. Individuals and teams exploring and implementing data governance systems are often under pressure to deliver measurable progress. It is not uncommon to hear that data management professionals such as data modelers and database administrators

Top 10 Hacking Countries

When it comes to computer-attack traffic, China deserves the bulk of the blame, but not all of it. Ten countries including China accounted for three-quarters of the world's cyber-assault traffic during the last quarter of 2012, according to Akamai Technologies, which helps companies speed the delivery of online content. While detecting the

Big Data in the Enterprise: 7 Shocking Truths

There's no arguing that big data has become the talk of the tech world in 2013. Cisco has come up with the report The Potential and Challenge of Big Data, which has metrics around how widespread it is. The report that reveals some staggering statistics related to the proliferation of

Data Breach No Longer an IT Issue, It’s A Business Issue

Establishing governance and definitions of data involves a few integral pillars. But what are the best ways to structure those data stewardship roles for your business? Check out five, must-do jobs of today’s data stewards, according to the report “Building Data Stewardship is a New Customer Intelligence Imperative” by Forrester Research

15 worst data breaches

Though most organizations are aware of the fact that a data security could cost them dearly, security breaches happen regularly. But what constitutes a huge breach versus a small one? To get some perspective, let’s take a look at 15 of the biggest incidents in recent memory. More>>

The Top Five Reasons Big Data Means Big Business in 2013

Today, an ecosystem of predictive analytics firms is building solution sets around Hadoop, the de facto standard for managing massive, unstructured data sets. This is allowing Big Data to come out of the statistical closet to start answering real-world business problems as well as providing insights into everything. In 2013, there