KuppingerCole Report
Leadership Brief
By Anmol Singh

Data Security and Governance (DSG) for Big Data and BI Environments

Increased relevance of Big Data and BI environments in supporting business decisions requires a broad set of data points to be collected throughout the lifetime of an application and users’ interaction with it. Security and risk management leaders must ensure that the risks emerging from the abundance and extensive use of this data are identified and that the right security and governance controls are employed to address these risks.

1 The Challenge

The massive data collection by organizations for the purpose of creating data lakes and Big Data environment for better BI engagements raises some urg ...

The primary drivers for Data Security & Governance (DSG) for Big Data and BI platforms remain:

  1. Secured data processing across the distributed data ...
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2 Analysis

There are several prevalent and fast emerging security threats against Big Data and BI platforms. The generic attack vectors include network and serve ...

Targeted attacks also include frequent policy violations such as unauthorized access to PII and other sensitive data. Organizations have taken a very ...

As evident, a right mix of database security, data encryption and DLP tools can be the most effective combination of technologies to safeguard your Bi ...

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3 Recommendation

Besides practising common security standards around the network, infrastructure and server security such as network segmentation and server hardening ...

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