Enigma's platform will break down the barriers that exist between various local, state, federal and institutional search portals.
Data-ism assumes that that everything that can be measured should be measured and that data is a transparent and reliable lens that allows us to filter out emotionalism and ideology. Is it?
Our report last week talked about how Chinese hackers allegedly broke into the New York Times and made off with the passwords of every employee. The same report also cited how the use of Symantec anti-virus products apparently only identified the attackers' software as malicious in one instance, even though 45 different pieces of malware code were installed over a period of three months.
Last week's disclosure by The New York Times that Chinese hackers had infiltrated its computer systems offers a sharp lesson in cyber defense. Instead of kicking out the hackers when they were first discovered, the company kept an eye on them long enough to follow their trail.
The months-long Chinese cyberattack on the New York Times has already been widely reported, but the level of detail in the newspaper's own reporting on the incident should be useful to CIOs at other companies facing potential security threats.
International authorities have arrested 10 people accused of operating a network of infected computers in order to steal personal information from millions of victims. As reported by the New York Times , those arrested came from Bosnia, Herzegovina, Britain, Croatia, Macedonia, New Zealand, Peru and the United States.
Scientists have a tough enough job trying to make a superstitious and paranoid public face reality.
Hadoop won't go away, but it will manage a lot less stuff.
Some major newspapers relaxed their paywalls this week as Sandy bore down on the East Coast of the U.S.
"Quick, hide the BlackBerry, it's too uncool," warned an article in the New York Times Tuesday. The article's claim that the BlackBerry "has become a magnet for mockery and derision from those with iPhones and the latest Android phones," drew more than a little mockery and derision from veteran tech reporters around the web.