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Big Data, Big Risks, Big Opportunity
On May 15 take a deep dive into Big Data to learn how to maximize value and minimize risk to the biggest reservoir of information organizations have - unstructured and semi structured data
Big data analytics has already turned entire industries on their head. The most data–more than 80% (Source: IDC) –lives on file servers, NAS devices and email systems in the form of spreadsheets, presentations, audio files, video files, blueprints and designs. However, unstructured data repositories often don’t have much existing metadata to analyze. There is usually no record of activity, no strict connection to the creators and owners of the data, and no catalog or index of what all the data contains. In order to harness the power of “Big Data,” organizations need to analyze and look for patterns in how and when these massive amounts of data are used, who uses it, in what sequence, and its content in order to effectively run a data-driven organization.
“During this event, in addition to outlining why Big Data is such a big story, our technical experts will show how IT is leveraging new metadata framework technology to access the goldmine of information available about their existing data. We’ll also outline how Big Data is enabling organizations to make more informed decisions about data access and ultimately increase the security of sensitive data,” said David Gibson, director of strategy at Varonis.
Organizations are beginning to realize that they need to harness the power of metadata in order to better manage, protect, and get the most out their valuable and voluminous user generated content. Metadata framework technology provides a platform to answer fundamental questions such as:
• Who has and is accessing,
• Who should and shouldn’t have access,
• What’s in use and what isn't,
• What’s sensitive,
• Who owns it, and
• Who’s abusing it?
Learn how Big Data Analytics and automation can transform the way in which your organization collaborates and governs its data.
Nathan Gilks, Solution Architect for HP Enterprise Security Services
Dietrich Benjes, UK Region Manager, Varonis UK Limited
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ABOUT VARONIS SYSTEMS
Varonis is the leader in unstructured and semi-structured data governance for file systems, SharePoint and NAS devices, and Exchange servers. Voted one of the "Fast 50 Reader Favorites" on FastCompany.com, Varonis has more than 4,500 installations worldwide. Based on patented technology and a highly accurate analytics engine, Varonis' solutions give organizations total visibility and control over their data, ensuring that only the right users have access to the right data at all times. Varonis is headquartered in New York, with regional offices in Europe, Asia and Latin America. www.varonis.com