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Data Digest: Collecting the Right Data, Using Biometric Data, Overhauling IoT Security

Why you should be strategic about what data you collect, protect customers’ biometric data, and use more than passwords to protect IoT devices.

Too Much Data Doesn't Lead to Better Decisions

Often the proposed response to problems in the enterprise is merely to gather more data. Instead, think strategically about what data you need and how it fits together.

Read more at Harvard Business Review

Using Biometric Data

New IoT devices and other technologies are increasing the availability of biometric and emotional data. If you are going to start collecting and using this data, success might hinge on protecting your customers.

Read more at Information Age

Complete Security Overhaul Required in IoT

Passwords do not cut it anymore. A complete change in security methodology for IoT is required to prevent future botnet attacks.

Read more at Dark Reading

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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