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Data Digest: Imperfect Open Source, Security Worries of 2016, and Mining for Data Gold

Waknesses of open source, plus top five cybersecurity concerns this year and data mining for startups.

Open Source Is Not Perfect
(Source: Computer Weekly)

Open source software is incredibly useful. However, it is not without its own set of drawbacks. This article explores some of the weaknesses of open source its greatest fans do not like to acknowledge.


Security Worries of 2016
(Source: CIO)

A repeat of 2015 in the cybersecurity world is a worry of practically all enterprises. Nobody wants to become the next Ashley Madison. This article discusses the top five cybersecurity concerns facing enterprises in 2016 and what you can do about them.


Mining for Data Gold
(Source: Venture Beat)

Getting useful information out of your data is the whole point of collecting tons of data. Data mining is as important as data collection. This article offers tips on data mining geared towards startups, but any enterprise could benefit from them.

About the Author

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

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