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Connect With Cyber Security Professionals 2 Apr 2014 in DC: Learn to bring Big Data to the security fight

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Security is a hot topic. Achieving more, efficiently, with enterprise data is a hot topic. So optimizing Apache Hadoop to contribute to enterprise security missions is an incredibly hot topic. The security and audit of Hadoop itself is also of critical importance.

These related themes are the topics of the next three Cloudera breakfast sessions in DC. Here is the text from the invite to the 2 April sessions:

Bring Big Data to the Fight

Big data is a potent weapon in the fight against fraud, waste, abuse and even cyber attack. From money laundering to insider threats, your mission needs more information from more sources to best uncover the constantly evolving patterns of abuse and intent. To capitalize on this data, you and your team need tools for rapid modeling, faster time-to-action, and efficient discovery.

Rethink Security Analysis

With Cloudera and an enterprise data hub (EDH), commercial and government organizations are extending security analysis capabilities in ways that give defenders more advantages in the fight against malicious activity. The EDH enhances your organization’s ability to analyze information by providing a single platform that efficiently and securely stores, processes, analyzes, and serves all your data while complementing your existing systems and skills.

Join us for a technical discussion as we kick off the first in our three part security series on the power of Hadoop for your security missions:

> Big Data, Big Results — How forward thinking IT teams use big data and Hadoop to fight fraud and uncover threats and compromises.
> More Data, More Tools, More Insight — Why an enterprise data hub is a powerful and effective platform which brings enterprise security information and event management solutions to life. Finally, all the data of all formats and sources can be analyzed at once.
> Interactive SQL, Interactive Search — How you can include Cloudera Impala and Cloudera Search in your security applications, and can do so with data provenance and audit capabilities giving you the confidence you need for actionable decisions.

Learn how you can improve security analysis with data visibility and faster insights with an EDH and Cloudera.

To register and to get more info see: http://ctolink.us/1eTYCT7

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Bob Gourley, former CTO of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), is Founder and CTO of Crucial Point LLC, a technology research and advisory firm providing fact based technology reviews in support of venture capital, private equity and emerging technology firms. He has extensive industry experience in intelligence and security and was awarded an intelligence community meritorious achievement award by AFCEA in 2008, and has also been recognized as an Infoworld Top 25 CTO and as one of the most fascinating communicators in Government IT by GovFresh.

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