Proofpoint: Defending the Ever-changing Now

Proofpoint, Inc. helps the largest and most successful companies in the world protect and govern their most sensitive data. Proofpoint is an innovative security-as-a-service vendor that delivers data protection solutionsthat help medium- and large-sized organizations protect their data from attack and enable them to effectively meet the complex and evolving regulatory compliance and data governance […]

A look at some great Big Data papers

Federal Computer Week has a collection of Big Data reports available online and in PDF format. These papers provide context and insight into today’s Big Data capabilities and challenges. Our very own editor, Bob Gourley, was used as an extensive source for these papers. They are titled the following; Why you should care about Big […]

Mobile Browsers are Failing Security Tests, Cloud Computing is Shaping Security Trends and more

Here are the top cyber news and stories of the day. Blame Screen Size: Mobile Browsers Flunk Security Tests – Georgia Tech researchers have found that 90% of mobile browsers have failed safety checks. They failed to display security “indicators.” (Such as identifying a secure site or the use of SSL). Via InformationWeek, more here. Gartner: […]

Big Data Defined for 2013: A definition that can help in your interaction with the IT community

We have previously written about the importance of discipline in terms of art like Big Data. There are plenty of indications that more discipline and rigor is required on how we use the term. To date, our key message has been that it is the enterprise CTO who is responsible for defining how the term […]

Deja VVVu: Others Claiming Gartner’s Construct for Big Data

This article originally appeared on the Gartner Blog Network in January 2012 and is reprinted here with permission from Gartner and its author Doug Laney.  In the late 1990s, while a META Group analyst (Note: META is now part of Gartner), it was becoming evident that our clients increasingly were encumbered by their data assets.  […]

Android Malware stole up to 450k of personal data, Virut Botnet goes down and more

Here are the top cyber news and stories of the day. Gartner: Cloud security growth to overtake on-premise by 2015 – Gartner believes that over the next three years, the cyber security market will change significantly. The analysts believe that 10% of enterprise security capabilities will be delivered via cloud computing by 2015. “Cost reduction, flexibility […]