What’s The Big Deal About Big Data?

The ability by organizations to collect mountains of data offers a dream scenario for hackers, but if managed properly, large volumes of information also can present IT with unique and valuable insight into an organization's security posture. The more data we generate and share, the greater the risk of that data being used against us. By leveraging these same trends and viewing them from a big data picture, organizations can extract tremendous value with a greater chance of detecting and responding to otherwise undetected security incidents.

Read the full article at SC Magazine (US).