Finding the path to security in the big-data landscape: IBM Security Guardium helps achieve regulatory compliance, advanced risk analytics and data security for big-data and NoSQL environments.
The promise of big data holds great allure. By using analytics to extract hidden insights from the volume, velocity and variety of information that characterizes big data, organizations can create value and build competitive advantage. Using big-data analytics, they can find new opportunities, drive product innovation and grow revenue. They can achieve faster, more accurate decision making, more agile operations, and more personalized relationships with customers. This white paper examines how some of the ways organizations use big data make their infrastructures vulnerable to attack. It presents recommended best practices organizations can adopt to help make their infrastructures and operations more secure. And it discusses how adding advanced security software solutions from IBM to their big-data environment can fill gaps that big-data platforms by themselves do not address.