Big Data and Brexit: How Finance Analysis Reacts to Global Events

Big data analysis is generally designed to take advantage of large global trends. Through big data, financial analysts are able to look for patterns over very long periods of time. But how does big data and financial analysis react to large world view events such as Brexit? Technical Investing and World News Trading There are

Government Security Breaches: 4 Lessons Learned

Public agencies should ostensibly have the best security out there — after all, they’re protecting large volumes of confidential information. Nevertheless, there have been many high profile government security breaches lately, from the Secretary of State to the IRS. Here are a few of the major lessons that have been learned for both public and

The Need for Data Governance in Sensitive Industries

Whether you manage data for an industry such as healthcare, government or finance, you of course know that you need to take certain measures to steel your system against potential threats.  The need for data governance in these and other sensitive industries is critical since you and your IT team are the stewards of your

An Real Hard Look at FedRAMP

Security is often a concern for organizations adopting cloud technologies. Though cloud technology is not inherently less secure than on-premise technology, it does require new and unique protocols and standards. The federal government has addressed these needs through the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP), designed to create consistent protocols for authentication and classification on cloud

A Report Claims the FBI Paid Hackers To Crack iPhone Encryption

Early in 2016, the FBI requested that Apple unlock an iPhone that they believed was directly linked to terroristic activities. In the highly publicized case, Apple refused, citing security and privacy concerns. Nevertheless, the FBI ultimately was able to break into the iPhone and acquire the data without Apple’s help. New reports claim that the

Forecasting the Federal Cloud – Advantages, Security, and FedRAMP

Cloud technology has already been adopted as standard throughout many private industries, but it continues to encounter challenges within the public sector. Federal agencies, already rife with security issues and technology shortfalls, have found it necessary to approach cloud technology in a strategic and structured way, hoping to transition towards the technology with fewer security

U.S. House Moves for Search Warrant Requirement to Access Stored Data

Citizens may be able to recapture some of the privacy related to their documents following the new Email Privacy Act. The U.S. House of Representatives recently introduced a new bill which would give privacy protections to both email and cloud-stored data. Law enforcement agencies have been fighting to access this data for the purposes of