As we produce and consume an increasing amount of digital data, even the casual user is becoming aware that the way we store and access this data will continue to shift and expand in the near future.
Today's information security teams increasingly rely on security systems with big data capabilities.
The multitude of devices, users, and generated traffic all combine to create a proliferation of data that is being created with incredible volume, velocity, and variety.
Worldwide IT spending is forecast to reach $3.8 trillion in 2014, a 3.6 percent increase from 2013, but itís the opportunities of a digital world that have IT leaders excited, according to Gartner.
Dr. Herbert (Hugh) Thompson is Program Chair for RSA Conferences and a world-renowned expert on IT security.