You've probably heard of big data, but what exactly is it, and how can it be used to give your organization a competitive advantage? In this course you'll learn about the key characteristics of big data, the benefits it can provide, and the types of data it incorporates. You'll also be introduced to the different ways it can be applied, depending on your market sector. This course also covers some fundamental security challenges of big data and some best practices for managing big data through an effective information lifecycle.
Overview of Big Data
recognize the key characteristics of big data
identify the benefits of big data to organizations
distinguish between the two types of data source in big data
recognize applications of big data by market sector
identify best practices for securing big data
recognize the phases of the data life cycle
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.