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Data Digest: Big Data Biases, New Face of Data Storage, and Anti-Virus Vulnerability

The FTC's newest report warns of biases creating in to affect analysis, plus changes in data storage and vulnerabilities in anti-virus software.

The New Face of Data Storage
(Source: Information Age)

As the amount of data increases, so does the space needed to store it all. Enterprises attempting to keep up with the deluge of data need to know how the field of data storage is changing, and this article has the scoop on the near-term future of storage.


Hidden Biases Hurt Big Data Analysis According to Feds
(Source: Datanami)

Big data’s hype as “up-and-coming” must be completely gone now that the FTC has released a report praising it. This article summarizes the report, which concludes that enterprises using big data should watch for biases creeping in and affecting analysis.


New Study Shows Anti-Virus is Not “Anti-Hacker”
(Source: Computer World)

After seeing the numerous hackings in 2015, many enterprises have resolved to be more secure in 2016. To help their efforts, this article reviews a recent study on anti-virus software that shows that hackers might be able to compromise that software to infiltrate an enterprise.

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Quint Turner is an editorial intern at TDWI and an undergraduate English student at Skidmore College. Follow his blog at

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