back to article EU agency warns of cyber risks from using big data tools

Businesses that use software and systems to collect, analyse and use data are increasingly vulnerable to cyber risks, according to a new report. The European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) urged companies to embrace "the security-by-default principle" to better safeguard data and systems against privacy and …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Link to the source, please.

    Would it hurt too much to post a link to the report that the article refers to?

    No doubt I'll be able to find it, but it's good practice to include such references.

  2. RISC OS

    Stop using the word


  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    The headline

    Says it all. Could be a wake-up call for bigdata/SaaS addicts.

    1. allthecoolshortnamesweretaken

      Re: The headline

      Could be. Should be!

      Won't be (thanks to the good old MBA pukes) because bad things only ever happen to other companies. Until a considerable amount of fecal matter comes in close proximity to a ventilation system.

    2. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: The headline

      Could be a wake-up call for bigdata/SaaS addicts.

      Oh, there will be a much bigger one coming soon. I just looked at the privacy law as the US is trying to enact and it's a lot of air - every effort has been given to avoid giving it any substance that could harm US interests. The problem with that is that from a legal perspective, working with a US provider still puts you outside compliance with EU laws and as soon as the great unwashed and lawyers wake up to the fact that that could yield yummy damages (even in the EU) all hell will break lose.

      You better stock up on popcorn.

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