As big data analytics rapidly become mainstream, the technology shows promise in many unexpected places. Check out who's tapping into big data.
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Imagine a world with ubiquitous wireless devices and sensors, all interacting and communicating their status and activities. That machine-to-machine (M2M) future, which is already happening in industrial settings, is starting to break out into the consumer market thanks to developments like NFC and Bluetooth 4. Big data analytics will be essential for companies looking to create services on top of these cacophonous communication networks.
6 Tools to Protect Big DataMost IT teams have their conventional databases covered in terms of security and business continuity. But as we enter the era of big data, Hadoop, and NoSQL, protection schemes need to evolve. In fact, big data could drive the next big security strategy shift.
Big Data Brings Big Security ProblemsWhy should big data be more difficult to secure? In a word, variety. But the business won’t wait to use it to predict customer behavior, find correlations across disparate data sources, predict fraud or financial risk, and more.