Tag Archives: government

Cybersecurity in our Connected Future

Categories: IoT / Connected Products Security, Risk, and Compliance

According to expert analysis, there will be more than 20 billion internet-connected devices by 2020. This profusion of connected devices, of course, is not limited to the private sector: from weapons systems and soldier uniforms to smart military bases and connected vehicles, the government has been an early adopter of the Internet of Things as…

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The Democratization of Data Through Schema on Read

Categories: General Security

The easy interchange of data is crucial for national defense and security, and for protecting infrastructure and lives, both civilian and warfighters. On a regular basis, branches of the military must exchange information among components, Federal agencies, coalition partners, foreign governments and international organizations as a critical element of efforts to defend the nation and…

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Cloudera/MeriTalk Study Reveals Data Analytics Key to Negotiating Federal Cybersecurity

Categories: Security, Risk, and Compliance

Cybersecurity is top of mind for security professionals across both the public and private sector, with the federal government alone in 2015 experiencing more than 60,000 cybersecurity breaches. Cyber breaches expose potentially sensitive information and can adversely impact both personal lives as well as materially impact businesses, all while costing organizations millions of dollars. It’s…

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Amplifying Data Sharing as a Force Multiplier for Government Agencies

Categories: Security, Risk, and Compliance

As I mentioned in my last post, Cloudera has made significant progress in recent years around ensuring data safety and security no matter the location for government agencies. One opportunity for securing data less commonly addressed than crypto or guns/gates/guards is the problem of data movement. Every time data is moved, copied, or replicated a…

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