Is Big Data Modeling Fighting Epidemics of Infectious Diseases?

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The risks of infectious diseases were a major concern in the early 2000‘s, especially after the outbreak of SARS. These concerns have mellowed in recent years, but are still a risk that epidemiologists around the world must prepare for. New improvements in big data modeling have helped taper some of these concerns. How is big […]

New Generation of Big Data Security Risks Raises Questions About VPNs

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For many organizations, big data is a treasure trove of valuable insights. For other stakeholders, it is a privacy nightmare. A growing number of customers fear their secrets, no matter how benign, could be leaked to the world. This became a particular concern after the Yahoo! security breaches that took place in 2013. Yahoo! recently […]

Big Data Proliferation and the Growth of Robotic Process Automation Certification

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The field of robotics predates big data by at least 40 years. Big data may not have given birth to the existence of big data, but it is changing the future in surprisingly innovative ways. Ayanna Howard, CTO, Zyrobotics, made a strong case recently that big data and cloud computing are the future of the […]

The State of the Labor Market

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Since the early days of the big data boom, there’s been a serious supply shortage of credentialed professionals to fill the many newly-created big data jobs around the globe. As with any new field of study, there simply weren’t enough educational programs dedicated to the subject to produce a sufficient volume of skilled job candidates. […]

5 Ways to Protect Your Enterprise from Malvertising

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Cybercriminals are a constant thorn in the side of every IT professional. That said, it’s hard not to admire the inventiveness and determination that goes into many hacking campaigns. The emergence of malvertising as a mainstream “industry” is a prime example. In 2017, a single group of hackers managed to spread malware-infected adverts to 62% […]

The Impact Of Big Data Analytics On Corporate Training

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An article published by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics claims that big data will play a decisive role in the labour markets by 2040. In reality, though, that has already started happening on a large scale. Big data tools are already mainstream in a lot of administrative tasks including recruitment, productivity management, corporate strategy and […]

How Blockchain and GDPR Could Work Together

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In an era where data privacy is an increasing concern, blockchain technology is moving toward a more transparent and more verifiable security model. Blockchain is a decentralised database where any data stored is read and write and not editable. As such, any data is immutable, verifiable and traceable. That puts blockchain in direct opposition to […]