MasterCard, Dell EMC fight cyberfraud with machine learning

Security is one of the most important aspects of big data. With such sensitive material as customers’ Social Security Numbers, medical records and credit cards floating throughout the cloud, innovative means of achieving protection and deep threat analysis are essential components for any well-run organization. An “arms race” may seem a drastic metaphor for the battle between businesses involved in data management and those who want to defraud them, but it’s just this analogy with which John Walls (@JohnWalls21), host of theCUBE, SiliconANGLE’s mobile livestreaming studio, began his interview with Tony Parkinson (pictured, right), vice president of North America enterprise solutions and alliances at Dell EMC, Dell Technologies Inc.’s infrastructure group, and Nick Curcuru (pictured, left), vice president of the big data practice at MasterCard International Inc. The trio spoke at this year’s Dell EMC World in Las Vegas Nevada, where they discussed the advantages of machine learning for data analysis and protection. (* Disclosure below.) “When you look at fraud, it’s one of the biggest plays that the cyber attacks happen, because it’s an easy way to make money,” said Curcuru. MasterCard’s primary goal is ensuring people who use MasterCard are protected. “… We are stewards of what that person has trusted…

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