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Jeff Scheepers
Product Marketing, Information Integration and Governance, IBM

In his current role at IBM, Jeff Scheepers is responsible for driving the product marketing activities for InfoSphere Guardium and Optim product lines, with a focus on data security and privacy. Prior to joining IBM, Jeff held a variety of positions in software product marketing and management, supporting data management, information governance and big data solutions. Jeff lives and works out of Toronto, Canada and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Wilfrid Laurier University.

Protecting the new elephant in the room: Security, big data and Hadoop

February 7, 2014 | by Jeff Scheepers, Product Marketing, Information Integration and Governance, IBM
It happened again today. In a release just recently, Bell Canada revealed that the usernames and passwords of at least 22,400 small business customers had been compromised through a third-party supplier.    Based on the number of business accounts exposed, Bell could probably be considered a small...

"Big data, little privacy?" leads to sizable discussion

January 27, 2014 | by Jeff Scheepers, Product Marketing, Information Integration and Governance, IBM
With a series of recent data breaches as the backdrop, IBM engaged big data and privacy experts as guests in a Twitter chat on Wednesday, January 22, entitled “Big Data, Little Privacy?” The chat, intended to be a spirited discussion regarding data privacy in the era of big data, did not disappoint...

Maintaining Privacy in the Era of Big Data

November 4, 2013 | by Jeff Scheepers, Product Marketing, Information Integration and Governance, IBM
This week at IBM’s Information On Demand conference, IBM announced a solution for one of the largest concerns in big data today:  Data security and privacy.   InfoSphere Data Privacy for Hadoop is the first solution in the market to offer a full set of capabilities designed to protect sensitive...

Defending Big Data Insight

Use integration and governance to establish trust

August 2, 2013 | by Jeff Scheepers, Product Marketing, Information Integration and Governance, IBM
Use integration and governance to establish trust