Big Data Needs a Data-Centric Security Focus


Archived Published: 26 March 2014 ID: G00261528

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Summary

CISOs should not treat big data security in isolation, but require policies that encompass all data silos to avoid security chaos. New data-centric audit and protection solutions and management approaches are required.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
  • Impacts and Recommendations
    • Big data initiatives require data to move between structured and unstructured data silos, exposing incoherent data security policies that CISOs must address to avoid security chaos
    • Market failure to offer data-centric audit and protection tools that cross the data silos is forcing CISOs to find pragmatic strategies to implement a data security governance policy
    • CISOs must address big data initiatives that will expose uncoordinated data security policies, operations and management responsibilities of security, and database and identity management teams
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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