As the National Institutes of Health ramps up research projects involving human genomes, electronic health records and other sensitive data, it's exploring the best ways to protect that data, says research director Eric Green, M.D., PhD.
An evolving concept known as "intelligent security" involves using a combination of technologies to detect threats, helping security professionals become more proactive. Learn how pioneers are using the new approach.
CISOs' top three priorities for 2013 are emerging threats, technology trends and filling security gaps, says RSA CISO Eddie Schwartz. But what new strategies should leaders employ to tackle these challenges?
The Department of Homeland Security is testing whether data from social media sites can help identify public health issues, such as infectious disease outbreaks and bioterrorism. Learn about the strategy.
Human genome sequencing can support groundbreaking research leading to improved treatments. But before genetic testing can become common, privacy issues need to be tackled, says Lisa M. Lee, who heads a presidential advisory panel.
To address the security and privacy challenges magnified by the velocity, volume and variety of big data, the Cloud Security Alliance has formed a big data working group. What are the group's objectives?
The massive growth of data within today's enterprise overwhelms traditional security controls. How can organizations inventory, manage and secure Big Data at every stage of its lifecycle? How can they turn the security challenge into a security advantage? Join this panel of experts for a discussion of Big Data and...
Organizations using semantics and big data tools are creating a new position called data scientist to help uncover fraud and identify undetected vulnerabilities. Here are profiles of three leaders who have embraced this role.
A data scientist is a new breed of database professional who applies scientific analysis to large data sets to identify patterns and vulnerabilities. Here are five expert tips on how to qualify for the new role.
Big data isn't about size, says Gartner's Neil MacDonald. It's much bigger: Big data is about volume, velocity, variety and complexity, and requires new approaches on how information is used to secure digital assets.