Big Data: The future of info security?

Big Data analytics in information security is critical as it replaces the practice of reacting to incidents with the need to predict, understand and respond to complex events, says Steve Durbin of Information Security Forum. He details the benefits and challenges of using Big Data analytics for information security.

According to IBM, 90 percent of the data in the world today has been created in the last two years. From social media, mobile devices and digital sensors to e-mails, images and videos, these vast sources of data create a potential goldmine of valuable information about people and their activities.

SOURCE: informationweek.in

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