Tag: data

Has Bitcoin Finally Met Its Match?

Has Bitcoin Finally Met Its Match?

Bitcoin has reigned as the undisputed king of cryptocurrencies since it was created a little over ten years ago.

Vishing At The Ritz: There’s A New Type Of Cybercrime In Town

Vishing At The Ritz: There’s A New Type Of Cybercrime In Town

Cybercrime – There’s another clever fraud tactic to add to your library of security threats. Imagine a call or voice message that appears to come from a trusted source but is really a disguised attempt to compromise your identity, credentials or financial information. More of a social engineering scheme than a vulnerability, “vishing” is a highly effective and targeted form of phishing that uses voice as a means to lure victims into disclosing private information.

7 Areas of Your Business That Can Be Streamlined By Big Data

7 Areas of Your Business That Can Be Streamlined By Big Data

Big data as a concept is thrown around a lot. It’s often used as a buzzword to sound tech-savvy and on the ball — but how much do you really know about it? In truth, it’s been around for decades. Businesses have been analyzing their customers’ actions and behaviors and using it to inform their business decisions for a long time; it’s the marker of a strong businessperson. The difference today is that we now have the tools and technology to gather and analyze larger amounts of data faster. Enter big data.

A philosophical (possibly even a theological) discussion of IBM MQ’s maximum queue depth

A philosophical (possibly even a theological) discussion of IBM MQ’s maximum queue depth

I was having a discussion the other day about IBM MQ maximum queue depth. After thinking about this, I really got to thinking about why this exists. The basic concept for a queue is to hold messages the producers create until consumers can process them.

Why CyberSecurity And AI Are Top Governance Risks For Board Directors And CEOs?

Why CyberSecurity And AI Are Top Governance Risks For Board Directors And CEOs?

Ask most board directors and CEO’s to define cybersecurity and artificial intelligence in a board meeting and have them share their answers and you may well find that their depth of knowledge is too shallow in their duty of care responsibilities.

Why Monitoring is being supplemented by Observability

Why Monitoring is being supplemented by Observability

The classic methods of monitoring computing platforms created a vast array of odometers and graphs that displayed the changes over time of critical system parameters.

235 Million Instagram, TikTok And YouTube User Profiles Exposed In Massive Data Leak

235 Million Instagram, TikTok And YouTube User Profiles Exposed In Massive Data Leak

Data – The security research team at Comparitech today disclosed how an unsecured database left almost 235 million Instagram, TikTok and YouTube user profiles exposed online in what can only be described as a massive data leak.

Veni, Vidi, Vici!

Veni, Vidi, Vici!

Julius Caesar is quoted as saying “Veni, vidi, vici” (I came, I saw, I conquered), if Caesar had been a businessman in 2020, I think he may have said Collectas indicium Lunaris examinetur et sententiis (I collected data, I analyzed, I decided), and he may have added I used Nastel XRay to do it.

For Those of Us About to Data, We Salute You!

For Those of Us About to Data, We Salute You!

The irony about elections is that they should be about important directional decisions and not emotions, but they are the one time when analytics and emotions become so entirely entwined that we never really know. For some people they become about wedge issues, while for others they become a philosophical soap box to stand upon…
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Artificial Intelligence And Data Privacy – Turning A Risk Into A Benefit

Artificial Intelligence And Data Privacy – Turning A Risk Into A Benefit

One of the most important reasons business, especially consumer facing business, wants to have lots of data is to know as much about the market, us, as possible. Artificial intelligence (AI) has made that focus on customers more and more accurate. While business has been becoming more invasive, governments have begun to look at and…
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