How can you secure big data in the information age?

How can you secure big data in the information age?

Organisations are collecting more information than ever — much of it now coming from an exploding range and number of devices connected via the Internet of Things There’s no time to waste when it comes to rethinking security for big data environments. The number and breadth of data breaches continues to grow unabated, with a 40% increase in data breaches …

63% of enterprises using cloud

63% of enterprises using cloud, big data, IoT and container environments without securing sensitive data

Thales, a leader in critical information systems, cybersecurity and data security, announces the results of its 2017 Thales Data Threat Report, Advanced Technology Edition, issued in conjunction with analyst firm 451 Research. According to the report, 93% of respondents will use sensitive data in an advanced technology (defined as cloud, SaaS, big data, IoT and container) environments this year. A …

Melbourne Uses Smart City Tech To Stay World's Most Liveable Place

Melbourne Uses Smart City Tech To Stay World’s Most Liveable Place

Melbourne is the world’s most liveable city. Smart technology and IoT are how it plans to stay that way as population grows Melbourne is Australia’s second largest city after Sydney. The rivalry between the two takes many forms but while Sydney can lay claim to being the financial and media capital, Melbourne is seen as the country’s capital of sport …

Analytics “at” the edge

Analytics “at” the edge, on the device, in real time

It takes time for information to travel from the edge of the Internet of Things ( IoT ) to the cloud and back. That’s what happens every time a node takes a measurement, sends it to the cloud to do some sort of analytical calculation, then sends it back to the edge for an action to occur. Unfortunately, there are …

Data Mining with Artificial Intelligence is Making Businesses Smarter

Data Mining with Artificial Intelligence is Making Businesses Smarter

Social media has caused an explosion in the amount of data generated by people and businesses in the last five years. Yet, data without analysis is worthless. That has led to the rise of artificial intelligence and machine learning coupled with the input of humans to make sense of streams of data, according to experts on Argo Digital’s panel Sunday …

The Future of Industrial Internet of Things is Software-Defined

The Future of Industrial Internet of Things is Software-Defined

The hype surrounding the Internet of Things (IoT) may be obscuring a more radical change in the way computers and communication technologies affect our lives—the emergence of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Much of the discussion of the IoT has been about the services that become possible once you connect tens of billions of consumer devices to central servers …

Ready or not

Ready or not, the digital economy is coming

The digital economy is coming, says IDC, and traditional organizations will need to adapt in order to stay relevant—and fast! This new economy, which is facilitated by technologies such as the cloud, artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, and augmented and virtual reality, is rapidly changing the way business is done both here in the U.S. and abroad. According to …

Fleet management meets big data

Fleet management meets big data

The significance of IoT in fleet management cannot be overstated: as major Middle East markets like the UAE and Saudi Arabia look to improve their transportation infrastructure, digitalisation will drive the uptake of telematics in the region. Already, private sector contractors have begun to see the benefits of telematics dashboards that integrate features such as location tracking, operator mapping, user …

Three Key Steps For Manufacturers To Realize Their Big Data Age Dreams

Three Key Steps For Manufacturers To Realize Their Big Data Age Dreams

Now that the age of big data is really here, manufacturing companies have truly game-changing opportunities to increase operating efficiency and productivity — and even explore new “digital” business models taking advantage of the Internet of Things. However, a big obstacle stands in their way: manufacturers’ extraordinarily data-rich and complex global supply chains are generating digital data at an unprecedented …

8 ways to stay ahead of changes to the CIO's role

8 ways to stay ahead of changes to the CIO’s role

The role of the CIO must constantly metamorphose with new technologies and new demands. You may still deploy software and hardware, but that’s no longer the bulk of your position. Instead, systems management and optimization are just the basics. Today’s CIOs increasingly take their place in strategy initiatives alongside the rest of the c-suite. They’re responsible for managing the end-customer …