Managing data and the accompanying regulatory requirements is "a potential reputation time bomb" for businesses, writes Rishi Maharaj, executive director of the Equigov Institute. Maharaj examines the landscape around the Caribbean, noting the risks involved with handling data but pointing out that no company can do without data.
The average cost of hiring a managed security service provider was $5.3 million last year, up from $4.4 million in 2019, finds the "Economics of Security Operations Centers" report from the Ponemon Institute. The arguments about economic benefits are raging, with more than half of respondents reporting that they consider security operations centers to be less valuable.
The emergence of data lakes in the cloud has produced another wrinkle, the "data lakehouse," which features attributes of both data lakes and warehouses, writes Rachel Roumeliotis in her data and artificial intelligence predictions for 2021. Another prediction: Natural language processing will make strides.
The Denon Home Sound Bar 550 features Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, and HEOS built-in.
Data stolen from the recent SolarWinds hack is now being sold online by a website called SolarLeaks, and that data includes the source code from Cisco, Microsoft and FireEye. SolarLeaks is offering to prove the validity of the source code through a file-hosting service.
A guide released by the National Security Agency encourages enterprise networks to use internally hosted DNS servers instead of turning to third-party DNS resolvers. The agency says this measure guarantees "proper use of essential enterprise security controls, facilitates access to local network resources and protects internal network information."
Tresl Analytics has introduced a Shopify data analytics app to provide small retailers with insights on par with those large stores can produce. Segments Analytics has resulted in 40% more monthly sales, Tresl reports.