In June of 2021, people in Massachusetts noticed a new application (app) installed on their Android cell phones, that they didn’t initiate. What an unwelcome surprise! Where did that come from? Is someone messing with my phone? Even people driving
Unstructured Data sounds like files that store disorganized data or simple text, but I see it as more of a classification term than the description of a file’s lack of internal data structures. Some examples, provided in an article by
Dark Data Dangers
If Dark Data is hidden, how can it be dangerous? How much of a threat can it possibly be? Dark Data is everywhere. It’s hidden in the firmware of the smallest devices, like survelance cameras, printers, TV streaming devices, your
What Is Dark Data?
What does Dark Data mean? We use this term on our website, as if it is obvious. In the most basic terms, Dark Data is information that is difficult to find. So, in effect it is sitting in the dark.
The Dark Data Blog
Welcome to our Dark Data Blog. I, Rob Zirnstein, have brought back some entries that I wrote in the past, and I plan to write new posts periodically. My intent is not to fill this blog with forced weekly posts, but
Dark Data Is Invading Our Lives
Recently, I’ve given some presentations on Dark Data. Back in May, I talked about “Dark Data in Live Forensics“, for the TechPoint – New Economy New Rules breakfast. Last month, I covered the topic in more detail with a presentation called, “Dark