Entries by Allison Butler

How to Respond to the Big Data Boom

In 1993, a computer with cutting edge capabilities sported a 100MB hard drive and a processor that “blazed” at 33 MHz. 20 years later most phones are more powerful and speaking of storage in terms of petabytes barely raises an eyebrow.  According to IBM, 90% of the amount of data that exists has been created […]

The Modern Security Dilemma

When one of the world’s largest computer security firms can’t keep itself safe, it might be time to reevaluate what is considered sufficient in terms of network security. Back in January, the New York Times revealed that a group of hackers had been attacking them for 4 months. In early February, Symantec (who happens to […]