In the wake of President Obama’s recent State of the Union Address, much of the buzz in enterprise technology circles has been around cybersecurity, and the impact of the President’s Executive Order on the IT industry. The President released an Executive Order on Cybersecurity on February 12th immediately following his address. Among the contents of the Order include the following statement, “It is the policy of the United States to enhance the security and resilience of the Nation’s critical infrastructure and to maintain a cyber environment that encourages efficiency, innovation, and economic prosperity while promoting safety, security, business confidentiality, privacy, and civil liberties.” Continue reading “Does Obama’s Cybersecurity Executive Order Have Broader Big Data Implications?”
Like it or not, Big Data is coming. In order to be ready, it’s important to also consider the security implications of a Big Data strategy. Read my recent IT Briefcase column on Big Data and Security for all the details.