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Key steps to big data security in higher education

21st Aug `13, 12:13 PM in Education

Higher education is a sector that lends itself to big data analytics. Organisations can draw on multiple sources…

BDMS
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Higher education is a sector that lends itself to big data analytics. Organisations can draw on multiple sources of education-related information – such as courses and research – and may use Web 2.0 and social media channels as part of this.

At the same time, higher education organisations are host to vast amounts of student and staff personal data, as well being operators of on-campus businesses handling financial transactions, so big data security is a major concern also.

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