The Convergence of Data Analytics and Security

Thumbnail photo of big data, web traffic and an analytics solution or applicationA renewed sense of urgency to secure information, networks and electronic devices in order to thwart advanced hacking techniques loomed over the 2013 RSA conference floor in San Francisco. The harsh realization that traditional security measures simply don’t cut it anymore was confirmed by various keynotes and casual hallway conversations between peers. The biggest takeaway, besides the toy katanas and light sabers that were handed out, was that 2013 may be the year that big data, security and analytics converge on a massive scale.