Many organizations are resisting the move to big data systems, arguing that the rapid acceptance of this technology is far ahead of adequate security concerns. Through interviews with experts in and around the data industry, this O’Reilly report examines solutions for making big data safe and keeping it private.
Is it possible to achieve a fair balance between the need for data security and the drive toward rapid business innovation? Can user privacy coexist with an ever-widening array of choices for consumers? These aren’t theoretical debates. The genie is out of the bottle, and the need for solid measures is urgent—whether it’s better methods for protecting the «crown jewels,» a limit on personal data retention, or even a national data security policy. Journalist Mike Barlow helps you track the debate.