Are Humans Still Your Best Asset?

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In January, Masergy predicted that 2019 will be “The Year of Artificial Intelligence.” There’s no question that the term is popping up everywhere as enterprises yearn to turn big data into a competitive edge. The same goes for cybersecurity. Everyone wants to leverage machine learning, behavior analytics, and AI so IT teams can “up the […]

Is Blockchain The Answer To Blockchain Security Problems?

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Blockchain, blockchain security, cybersecurity, data security, data security problems, developers, Security, Security Problems, SmartData Collective Exclusive, Web Security

Given blockchain’s impressive new prominence in the marketplace, it’s of little surprise that so many people are finally discussing the myriad of ways in which it can positively disrupt the market. Most conversations surrounding blockchain technology have often centered around its security applications, particularly since the decentralized nature of it threatens to upend traditional understandings […]

Your Guide To Understanding Various Types Of Data Masking

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“Google Search Reveals Community College Student’s Social Security Number.” While this may seem like a headline you would find on sites like The Onion, this is something that actually happened. This situation occurred when staff members at a community college started to test a new type of online application that utilized files full of sensitive […]

The Most Pressing Threats To Cloud Computing And How To Thwart Them

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Cloud Computing, cloud security, cybersecurity, IT, Security, security threats, SmartData Collective Exclusive, the cloud

If your business isn’t using the cloud, it’s safe to say you are behind the times. The cloud is a critical tool for coordinating and collaborating, and it has long been much easier and safer for businesses to use the cloud to store data, complete processes and more. It’s no wonder that an estimated 83 […]

3 Essential Big Data Security Protocols To Be Aware Of

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The way that we do business today is way different than the way we were doing business 20 years ago before the modern age hit us like a sack of bricks. Now, we live in a modernized world where big data is easier to collect and use to further a brand’s reach and disrupt industries […]

Machine Learning Makes VPNs Excellent Options For Cybersecurity

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Machine learning is having a substantial impact on the future of security. One of the biggest examples is with modern VPNs. Taylor Francis Online recently published a report titled “Comparison of machine-learning algorithms for classification of VPN network traffic flow using time-related features.” This report shows that VPNs use a number of machine learning technology, […]

How Secure Are The Most Popular Mobile Payment Methods?

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As technology gets increasingly more advanced, things become smaller and easier to access than ever before — including our shopping and spending habits. The switch from using physical cash first moved to payments through checks before onward to credit cards. Now we process payments entirely online with a series of numbers without ever taking a […]

Is Your Data At Risk? Here’s How To Protect Your Information Online

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  If you’ve opened up your inbox only to spot yet another email from a company saying they’ve been affected by a data breach, you know how at-risk your information is in today’s digital world. Cybersecurity is quickly growing as one of the top technology concerns of businesses these days, as private information is being […]

Wiping An iPhone With And Without An Apple ID In The Age of Big Data

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Big data has come with a big cost. It has compromised our privacy in a lot of ways. John Weathington of Tech Republic wrote about this topic a couple years ago in his article Big Data Privacy is a Bigger Issue than We Think. Weathington raised some very valid concerns about the problems big data […]