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Big Data Brings Big Security Problems

Why 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.

Big Data Brings Big Security Problems

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5/23/2014 | 7:12:09 PM
NoSQL has no discrimination at the door
The ability to absorb a wide variety of data types in each NoSQL system makes them more of an open door to malware and security risks. The strongly-typed relatoinal system, in contrast, is harder to fool. I doubt if we've experienced all the possible ramifications of this and increased risk in some respects will be part of the new era.
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