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Encryption, Primary Keys and Infinity

By   /  April 30, 2018  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author David Schlesinger. A certain area of cyber security involves encryption. This necessarily includes a good passphrase, modular math and a lot of scrambling.  Good encryption produces a coded message that appears like a series of random numbers. You see, in a real series of random numbers. There is infinite entropy. […]

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Why Cyber Security and Data Science Have Similar Problems

By   /  December 1, 2017  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author David Schlesinger. To begin with, and I say this being of a certain age myself, most top managers are older people. Being older, many operated during a large part of their business career in a non-computer world. The concept of actually using computer data for business advantage only began recently, […]

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Why Data Professionals Should Be Careful of Internet Light Bulbs

By   /  August 30, 2017  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author David Schlesinger. Many of us have rejoiced by having a thermostat for our homes that can be adjusted from a cell phone at work, and we can also check the house temperature from afar. Naturally, being data professionals, we have secured these systems with secure passwords such as “password1”, or […]

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The Care and Feeding Of Your Virtual Private Networks

By   /  July 26, 2017  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, Data Architecture Blogs, Data Architecture News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author David Schlesinger. The Internet is a marvelous system of connected systems. It is a global phenomenon that we are still learning how to use.  Telephone networks could be said to be an ancestor of the Internet, as could the earlier telegraph systems. One factor common to all these electronic communication […]

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Why We Can Locate a Size 14 Blue Jacket in Our Warehouse, But Can’t Find Our Sensitive Data

By   /  June 30, 2017  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

A Paradigm is a set way of looking at something.  This makes some things we do more understandable, but often allows us to ignore other ways of doing it. When inventory automation was first introduced on mainframes in the 1960’s, most corporations still ran it only once a month. This was just as they had […]

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Let’s Talk Encryption

By   /  May 24, 2017  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author David Schlesinger. Wait! I promise – no math! Really! How encryption happens is not your job, and you may be excused from knowing the algorithms, remembering who discovered what, and why there is a secret key. Encryption systems scramble data into gibberish for protection, and then the gibberish can be […]

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Ransomware – The New Cyber Protection Racket

By   /  April 19, 2017  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Blogs  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author David Schlesinger. Now that a number of newsworthy institutions such as hospitals, schools, and government offices, have fallen victim to what is called “Ransomware”, the media have finally noticed it. Ransomware, for those not yet familiar, is a pernicious type of cyber-attack where downloaded malware (i.e. “malware” is malicious software […]

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Data People Must Build the Bridge to Your Cyber Security People

By   /  March 29, 2017  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Blogs  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author David Schlesinger. Deep down in the basement of your enterprise; in the hidden and dark places amid humming servers and racks of mysterious blinking equipment resides your cyber security staff.  Pony tails, Red Bull cans, and black T-shirts identify some of the most devious and clever people in your company. […]

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