Category Archives: Open Source Software

The Challenge of Fetching Data for Apache Spot (incubating)

Categories: Open Source Software Partners

What do Sony, Target and the Democratic Party have in common? Besides being well-respected brands, they’ve all been subject to some very public and embarrassing hacks over the past 24 months. Because cybercrime is no longer driven by angst-ridden teenagers but rather professional criminal organizations and state-sponsored hacker groups, the halcyon days of looking for…

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Is Apache Hadoop Ready for Security?

Categories: Cybersecurity Open Source Software

In 2008, the number of internet-connected devices surpassed the number of people on the planet and Facebook overtook MySpace as the most popular social network. At the time, few people grasped the impact that these rapidly expanding digital networks would have on both national and cyber security. This was also the year I first used…

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Join Apache Spot (Incubating): The Community Dedicated to Ending Cyber Threats

Categories: Cybersecurity Open Source Software

At this point we’ve all witnessed the seemingly endless parade of headlines regarding yet another cyber attack. The latest news came September 22, 2016 from Yahoo! and includes the staggering revelation that “at least 500 million accounts were stolen” in, wait for it, “late 2014”. Those 500M+ accounts can be added to the already hefty…

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