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In this special Ask the Expert video, SearchSecurity.com's resident security management expert, Ernie Hayden, answers a reader's question: What does the term “big data” really mean, and why does it matter to enterprise security?
Using the example of smart grid metering, which collects data about household electrical consumption every 15 minutes, Hayden explains why companies must adopt new ways of managing big data information security, and understand the consequences if the information is lost or breached.