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Security for Hadoop? Don't Look Now...

by Merv Adrian  |  January 21, 2014

"Not looking" at security and privacy seems to be the posture of people implementing Hadoop, based on recent data Gartner has collected. This is troubling, and paradoxical. In an era...

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How Much Would You Pay for Privacy

by Jennifer Polk  |  January 14, 2014

Last week, an article reported a class-action lawsuit against Facebook and allegations that the social network was selling data from private user messages to advertisers.  This is certainly not the...

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AAA is Not Enough Security in the Big Data Era

by Merv Adrian  |  January 13, 2014

Talk to security folks, especially network ones, and AAA will likely come up. It stands for authentication, authorization and accounting (sometimes audit). There are even protocols such as Radius (Remote...

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My Second DLP Paper Publishes

by Anton Chuvakin  |  April 18, 2013

My second paper (out of 2) on Data Loss Prevention (DLP) just went up – enjoy “Enterprise Content-Aware DLP Solution Comparison and Select Vendor Profiles.” Meant to be read together...

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My First DLP Paper Publishes

by Anton Chuvakin  |  March 15, 2013

My first paper (out of 2) on Data Loss Prevention (DLP) just went up – enjoy “Enterprise Content-Aware DLP Architecture and Operational Practices.” The paper focuses on DLP architecture and...

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DLP: Education and/or Automation?

by Anton Chuvakin  |  January 4, 2013

Is DLP an education tool or an automation tool? Huh? Why does it have to be an “or” question? Can it be both? Why so many questions? In any case,...

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More On Internal Data Loss Incidents

by Anton Chuvakin  |  December 31, 2012

"If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?” – If a piece of sensitive data is exposed to...

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On “Internally Lost Data” and DLP Discovery

by Anton Chuvakin  |  December 27, 2012

If a piece of sensitive data is visible to everybody with access to organization’s network (such as posted to an internal file share), is that a data breach? Most people...

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On Risks of DLP

by Anton Chuvakin  |  December 17, 2012

Imagine that some security controls can actually introduce additional risk to an organization (a useful discussion of this). DLP is, in fact, one of those controls. While engaged in my...

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DLP and Data Classification

by Anton Chuvakin  |  December 12, 2012

Sure, I’ll get you a beer, but you need to answer a quick question first: “what is The Meaning of Life?” (no, it is not 42 ). Are you getting...

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