Big Data Security Definition

Big Data Security

Big data security is the process of securing vast quantities of data through advanced methods and expanded security capabilities.

Big data offers huge opportunities, but the massive volume of data also creates a large number of attack vectors, from information theft, to ransomware, to other malicious activities. Third-party applications are also a security risk for big data operations.

To address these issues, big data security uses methods such as encryption, modular storage pools, user access management, intrusion detection and prevention, and centralized key management. This protects data and analytics from attacks, thefts, and other forms of malicious activity.

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