27 February, 2013
How Big Data Will Transform IT Security
By 2020, analysts predict, as many as 200 billion objects will be connected to the Internet, taking in and broadcasting data at an amazing clip. Extracting meaning from that extraordinary amount of data could lower crime, cut inventory, reduce road accidents, save energy, eliminate waste…the list goes on and on.
But, as new tools and techniques come to the fore in order to gain value from all this data, we must recognize that our adversaries are engaged in this same race against time. As a result, the odds against security professionals are rising in proportion to the amazing opportunity we have before us.