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Data Digest: Data Mining Use Cases, Stopping Ransomware Attacks, Avoiding Big Data Problems

Today learn why it’s important to define a problem clearly before data mining, how to protect yourself from ransomware, and what problems to watch out for in big data initiatives.

Understand Your Problem Before Beginning Data Mining

The first approach you think of may not be the best one for the problem you are trying to solve. This article explores two data mining use cases to illustrate why.

Read more at icrunchdata News

Stopping Ransomware Attacks

This article explains how ransomware attacks work and offers six steps to keep your enterprise safe from such an assault.

Read more at Information Age

Solving the Major Troubles of Big Data

Every big data project wants to gain valuable insight, but only 27 percent of executives described their big data initiatives as successful in a recent survey. This article talks about the five biggest problems plaguing big data projects and how to deal with each.

Read more at Business 2 Community

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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