Tag "data security"
I think I may have gone to too many conferences in 2014 in which the potential of big data was discussed. After a while all the stories blurred into two main themes: Companies have gone bankrupt at a time when demand for their core products increased. Data from mobile phones, cars and other machines house a gold mine... more
Or in other words: Did the agency model kill data quality? When you watch the TV series “Homeland”, you quickly realize the interdependence between field operatives and the command center. This is a classic agency model. One arm gathers, filters and synthesizes information and prepares a plan but the guys on the ground use this... more
I recently participated on an EDM Council panel on BCBS 239 earlier this month in London and New York. The panel consisted of Chief Risk Officers, Chief Data Officers, and information management experts from the financial industry. BCBS 239 set out 14 key principles requiring banks aggregate their risk data to allow banking regulators to avoid... more
To determine what is the appropriate sensitive data protection method to use, you should first answer the following questions regarding the requirements: Do you need to protect data at rest (in storage), during transmission, and/or when accessed? Do some privileged users still need the ability to view the original sensitive data or does sensitive data... more
I’m often asked to share my thoughts about protecting sensitive data. The questions that typically come up include: Which types of data should be protected? Which data should be classified as “sensitive?” Where is this sensitive data located? Which groups of users should have access to this data? Because these questions come up frequently, it... more
I recently heard a couple different analogies for data. The first is that data is the “new oil.” Data is a valuable resource that powers global business. Consequently, it is targeted for theft by hackers. The thinking is this: People are not after your servers, they’re after your data. The other comparison is that data... more