Geoff Keston

Geoff Keston is the author of more than 250 articles that help organizations find opportunities in business trends and technology. He also works directly with clients to develop communications strategies that improve processes and customer relationships. Keston has worked as a project manager for a major technology consulting and services company and is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer and a Certified Novell Administrator.

Articles by Geoff Keston

Over the past few years, the scale, speed, and power of analytics have been dramatically transformed. The amount of data available from the internet, combined with advances in software to make use of it, has created a practice called "big data analytics." It can provide types of information that were not available in the recent past and it has the potential to do so in real-time.

Posted December 01, 2017

Big data analytics hold great promise, but the present methods of mining and managing big data are still evolving and pose serious security and privacy challenges. Confronting these challenges is essential if the potential of big data is to be fully exploited.

Posted June 17, 2014

The need for better Hadoop security is widely acknowledged. However, the transformative potential of big data is spurring the industry to quickly fill Hadoop's security gaps. To keep pace with these developments, organizations must keep a close watch on the new tools and practices being deployed.

Posted March 27, 2014