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Verizon’s new ‘2014 Data Breach Investigations Report’ has found that over 90% of all cyberattacks over the last ten years fell into one of only nine patterns, varying by industry.  Currently in its seventh year, the report covers tens of thousands of incidents and for the first time now also includes

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Security For Your Big Data
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Dataguise, a big data security service, has announced the Big Data Protection Partner Program (BDP3).  The program’s goal is to provide users’ big data projects with a heightened level of protection to stop the most sensitive end user information from falling into the wrong hands. A statement from co-founder and

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Big Data To Make You Healthier
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Yesterday IBM announced that it was making new investments in its US Federal Healthcare Practice to provide for the ever increasing tech needs of the health institutions.  Big data solutions will be used, among others, to improve the level of care, lower costs, as well as combine and then analyse

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Teradata Teams With Siemens
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Teradata, the data platform and services company, announced on Wednesday that their big data solutions will support the electronics conglomerate, Siemens AG. It is believed that Siemens will use Teradata’s technology to combine and analyze data from sensors, the manufacturing process, and machine data, as well as various other source

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Lapd Using Big Data To Fight Crime
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Predicting future crime has left the realm of the futuristic science fiction and is now part of the very day reality, at least for the officers of the LAPD.  These officers are now using the power of big data to determine hotspots for crime and as a result lowering crime

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Data Science Retreat Teaching About Big Data In Berlin
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Data science training programs have been rapidly increasing across the United States recently, and they seem to be spreading to Europe as well. An inaugural class of 10 students will begin a three month training program called the Data Science Retreat in Berlin, expanding on the knowledge available from online

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Ibm Shows Off New Big Data Hardware
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To provide for the new needs of clients looking to handle the massive amounts of data attached to social media and analytics, IBM is rolling out new POWER8 servers.  According to the company, these are 50x faster than the x-86 based servers, the low-end variant of their product, sold just

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Applying Big Data Analytics To Sports
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Data is more than just power. It is supreme. At least, this is the message being put forward to executives today. Taking heed of this advice, organisations across all industry verticals are upgrading their data management systems, investing in new resources, and using their rich databases to streamline the practices

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Singapore Bets On Big Data And More
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Technology is becoming an ever increasing part of how our governments work, and as cities evolve towards smart cities, technology will only gain importance.  From improving everything from productivity to traffic flow across the city, big data along with several other tools is well on its way to helping Singapore

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Twitter Grants Data Access To Health Projects
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As of last week, Twitter has selected six of over 1300 proposals to access their enormous archives for big data insights.  Of these six projects, three focus on health. HealthMaps, a project initiated by Boston’s Children’s Hospital, is looking to use the data to survey food borne gastrointestinal illnesses.  HealthMaps

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