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Articles by Steve Van Till
Recently, there was a mall shooting in which three people died about five miles from my home in Columbia, MD. My wife and I were to have been there getting her phone fixed in the exact part of the mall where the killings took place.
As interesting as Big Data can be for finding patterns in the past, its biggest promise for security lies in being able to predict the future.
In the first part of this series (published in April 2013) we discussed some of the major technologies that will play a role in the application of Big Data to the practice of physical security.
As the Big Data enterprise begins to produce more “answers,” it is important that we not accept context-free results. This is where norms come in.