Given the number of successful attacks we've seen in the past year, it's apparent that the security community is in need of a new approach. We can no longer afford to sit back and wait for attacks to hit our perimeter and hope that we can stop them -- that simply does not work.
Making data fertile, accessible, and actionable is making it useful and seamless, to be seen in real-time. That's no easy task. Pulling unstructured data, is a steep challenge for new and legacy enterprises.
Big Data is one of the hottest buzzwords in Information Technology based on its one-year hockey-stick trend curve in Google Trends. In fact, its interest level is about 40% of "Cloud Computing," another overused buzzword with a five-year-plus trend history.