№1, 2016


Makrufa S. Hajirahimova

The notion of Big Data, which is a new era in information processing, is widely discussed in the business environment, mass media and scientific literature. Big Data technology can make revolutionary changes in the field of governance, health, science, business, e-commerce, industry and others. On the one hand, it opens up new opportunities for the society, but on the other hand, it causes new security problems. The article gives a brief description of the Big Data technology and investigates the use of Big Data analytics and some security issues. In addition, it considers the new ethical problems created by Big Data in terms of personal data protection and offers some recommendations. (pp. 41-46)

Keywords: big data, big data analytics, security, anonymisation, privacy, identification, de-identification, encryption.
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