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SECURITY IN THE AGE OF BIG DATA
The volume of sensitive personal and medical data generated by healthcare facilities and organizations is growing exponentially and is forecasted to continue to do sofor decades to come. This staggering reality poses both an opportunity and a challenge for information managers, many of whom are just beginning to understand the potential of these massive data flows. As such,they are expanding their research and adopting tools to organize and guarantee the security of that information in the most effective and appropriate way. The “what” of data security is simply defined. It refers to the protective measures taken to secure sensitive data and prevent its unauthorized access to computers, databases and websites. Data security also safeguards data against corruption. The “how” is much more complicated.The days of securing over-stuffed manila folders in locked file cabinets havesurrendered to the age of Big Data, where the volume of data being stored in a Cloud environment has ballooned.At the same time, the environment has provided cyber criminals with almost unlimited opportunities to access data for illegal gain. READ MORE