French IT services company Atos has announced its intention to purchase Bull, an enterprise data firm, to enhance its cybersecurity and big data offerings. The deal is worth $844 million, or 620 million euros.
Card breaches at retailers such as Target and Neiman Marcus will likely be catalysts for improved cyberthreat intelligence and information sharing across the banking and retail sectors, says Mike Braatz of ACI.
Most organizations, including banks, have more data than they know what to do with, says Allison Miller, a cyberthreat and data analytics expert. So why aren't they more effectively using big data analytics for fraud prevention and detection?
Two critical steps that banking institutions need to take in 2014 to help prevent fraud are implementing big data analytics and adopting far more sophisticated customer and employee authentication, says Gartner analyst Avivah Litan.
The RSA Conference 2014 will be held Feb. 24-28 in San Francisco, and Information Security Media Group will be the only Diamond Media Sponsor. Learn what's on the agenda at this world-class security event.
Today's threat landscape is rapidly expanding to include cyber-attacks attributed to nation states. How must organizations respond? Mike McConnell, former U.S. National Intelligence Director, shares insight.
Amidst draft legislation and the fallout of large-scale breaches, now is both the best and worst of times for privacy, says Trevor Hughes of the IAPP. What are the best career opportunities for privacy pros?
In a speech revealing new limits on the way intelligence agencies collect telephone metadata, President Obama also announced a comprehensive review of how government and business are confronting the challenges inherent in big data.
Big data is a hot item on every banking institution's security agenda, says Gartner analyst Avivah Litan. Here she explains why mid-sized institutions are in the best position to implement new technology.