Criminals today are much more agile than ever and have moved from picking pockets to picking our private data and wreaking havoc on governments, hospitals and schools. Are we as citizens to blame with our oversharing of data and demand for connected devices? Law enforcement needs to employ
Game show contestant, medical science researcher and now a legal assistant, IBM Watson continues to expand its cognitive talents into a wide range of professions. Discover why even Watson’s gaffs offer tremendous potential for enhancing tough legal decisions.
Thanks to big data and analytics, the public sector has made great strides in a short time. See for yourself how much progress has been accomplished, and find out how you can take advantage of these advances.
Finding any spot on the planet that isn’t subject to devastation from a weather event is highly unlikely. Preparing for natural disasters can help minimize casualties and enhance response time in emergencies. Get Jen’s take on the role analytics can play in disaster preparedness and response.
The advent of weather analytics has come none too soon. From inventory planning to public safety, organizations around the world are looking to weather data to help inform their decisions. But can they stay afloat in a sea of big data?
Governments around the world are awash with data, much of it in systems used to record the services provided to citizens. However, governments often struggle to unlock the greater value offered by that data, which could help them deliver services coherently and consistently. Find out how analytics
Explore the IBM i2 Summit for a Safer Planet in pictures taken from general and breakout sessions. Experts in various security-related fields—including law enforcement, emergency management, defense/national security, cyberthreat intelligence and counter-fraud—gathered to discuss new, more
The battle of privacy versus data and analytics continues to rage in the public sector. The axiom “all human beings have three lives: public, private and secret” may need to be modified, as today's data and analytics likely mean just one life for private citizens —a public one.
Data reservoirs are useful tools that can help organizations create new products and services, increase customer service and efficiency, and reduce waste and fraud. But what is a data reservoir and how do you create it?
In a world of data insecurity, let no data breach pass without learning the lessons it has to offer. The data breach of Office of Personnel Management records teaches us three lessons, each vital for data security in organizations of all kinds.
Ever-observant Jen Q. marks National Cybersecurity month by questioning why more isn’t being done to thwart cyber attacks by cyber criminals and why the hackers seem to have free reign with private networks. Analytics and intelligence may lead to the answers she’s looking for.
The safety of personally identifiable information (PII) is becoming more precarious as criminals find ways to profit from scams. However, insurance agencies are fighting back by using big data more effectively to uncover nefarious schemes.
The biggest differentiator right now between companies that are well-prepared and ill-prepared to deal with data breaches is how proactive they are. Danny Rogers, Co-founder and CEO of Terbium Labs comments on cyber preparation in this edition of Cyber Beat.
Cyber attacks are becoming more common not only in the news, but in our personal lives as well. But are there ways to identify the perpetrators or deter these attacks before they occur? Fortunately, the emergence of powerful new analytics-based technologies can help cyber defenders expose those who