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Why NoSQL Equals NoSecurity

If it seems that security is an afterthought in the big data ecosystem, you’re right. And that’s unfortunate, because attackers go where the data is. Our security surveys consistently show that even conventional structured databases aren’t protected as well as they should be. And now we’re piling up unstructured data.

Security is an issue in the NoSQL space, but don’t claim to offer solutions just to get some registrations and sell the services of a security consulting firm.

Update: the Hacker News thread1


  1. Security experts abound on comment sites like Hacker News or Reddit. 

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