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Ulf Mattsson

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Beyond encryption for Big Data. Encryption is no longer secure. What is the the new way to protect data?

Big Data is very powerful. Analysis of massive amounts of data provides companies the power to identify trends and improve business. Big data is scalable and has superior performance. However companies are now faced with the obstacle of compliance and security regulations that had not been considered before. In addition, the data environment used today must adapt to the ever-changing data security landscape in the future. Now is the time to bridge the gap between security regulations, privacy and compliance, yet still be able to provide powerful analysis and data insight to achieve the power behind a big data environment.

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    Oct 23 2013: Encapsulating data with a built in self-erasing / self-garbling mechanism after first use or a pre-determined amount of time is a possible way out. The overheads would be high, but then it could be applied selectively to data-sets that are more sensitive.

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