The Cloud Security Alliance Publishes Its Best Practices for Big Data Security


Big Data is a boon for businesses worldwide, but the benefits come at a cost. The more data companies store, the more vulnerable they are to potential security breaches. And data breaches can be enormously expensive when they occur. IBM’s 2016 Cost of Data Breach report found that the average consolidated total cost of a data breach grew from $3.8 million to $4 million in the last year, which makes securing their data an important goal for any company that’s invested in it.

Targeting those companies, the Cloud Security Alliance (CSAreleased a new report on Friday offering 100 best practices for Big Data and cloud security.

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