Scott Koegler is Executive Editor for Big Data & Analytics Tech Brief
- Monday, 31 May 2021
- Monday, 24 May 2021
Big data continues to be a major talking point for many organizations. It is now a leading concept that continues to capture the imaginations of brand marketers and business executives looking to capitalize on it to change the landscape to their advantage. Indeed, the ability of a business to capture vast sets of data, collect vast data ranges in real-time, and process data into valuable insights can change the tide and make a business an absolute force. However, running big data is not only complicated but expensive as well.Read more...
- Tuesday, 18 May 2021
In recent years, ransomware has become mainstream and is now one of the topics cybersecurity professionals often talk about. Over the past few years, we have watched many organizations such as businesses, hospitals, government agencies, and city municipalities fall victim to ransomware attacks. Most of them are forced to part with thousands of dollars in cryptocurrencies for their files to be released. New as they may sound, ransomware attacks have been here for long, only that they have become rampant in recent years with the rise in cryptocurrencies. These attacks are characterized by systemic encryption of critical files. Once encrypted, the hacker demands a ransom to be paid by the victim before a decryption key is given.Read more...