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.
Securing the massive amounts of data swamping organizations, a trend known as big data, can be addressed, in part, by organizations simply getting rid of data no longer needed, Grant Thornton's Danny Miller says.
Challenged by sophisticated threats and the complexity and cost of security, global leaders wonder: "Is my organization going to be the next breach headline?" IBM's Latha Maripuri discusses global trends.