Tag Archives: security

DJ Patil – Tips to Build a Career in Data

DJ Patil, former US Chief Data Scientist and data science legend, has a nice video with helpful tips for people looking to get into data science.

  • Strive for Curiosity
  • Follow Ethics and Security
  • Be part of a Team
  • Solve a Local Problem

Security And Data Science

The topic of internet security has been around for many years, but recently the topics of data science and security have joined forces. Many security applications collect vast amounts of data. Also, many security application operate based upon activity. Data Science can help collect all the past activity and machine learning can be used to help predict new activity as malicious or not. Anyhow, here are 2 recent articles on the combination of security and data science.

3 Key Missions For Data Science

Tim Estes, CEO of Digital Reasoning, provides a challenging talk at Hadoop World Strata 2012. Tim challenges Data Scientists to quit focusing on displaying advertisements and start focusing on the following 3 missions.

  1. Security And Freedom of the World
  2. Financial Risk
  3. Health

Take 15 minutes and watch the video. Then be inspired to go change the world.