Big data offers big benefits but privacy concerns must be addressed

With great power comes great responsibility!
As ever more data is being generated, collected, harvested and processed,
issues around data privacy and protection will only grow.

Big data is big business. It enables firms to gather huge reams of information to help provide better insights and so make better decisions. But with great power comes great responsibility.
Hackers’ eyes will light up at the potential for accessing such vast troves of data, while in the UK fines await from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for anyone who falls foul of the Data Protection Act (DPA) by allowing unauthorised access to personal information processed via big data systems.
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