Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Master's programs in analytics see enrollment surge Big Data Need

Master's programs in analytics see enrollment surge 
More colleges are adding graduate-level data-science programs as Big Data takes center stage. Northwestern University's Master of Science in Analytics program received applications for 20 times more students than it could enroll. The 75 students set to graduate with a Master of Science in Analytics from North Carolina State University in 2014 have their pick from nearly 250 job offerings.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Cybersecurity training lacking at most firms, poll says

Cybersecurity training lacking at most firms, poll says 
Eighty-six percent of organizations say they will make cybersecurity a priority this year, but few are taking proactive steps to do so, according to a survey. The poll of more than 1,400 IT decision-makers sponsored by Dell says that many companies have expressed concern about vulnerabilities tied to BYOD and the cloud, but barely half have implemented cybersecurity training programs, and many ignore the potential danger from unknown threats. 

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