Adam M Joskowicz

  • Mass attacks from the Internet are a common fear: Millions of requests in a short time span overload online services, grinding them to a standstill for hours and bringing Internet companies to their knees. The […]

  • Thank you for your response, James. I agreed, this article not only helped enhance comprehension of topics discussed in the class text, but also sparked my interest in learning the ins and outs of Splunk, as it backs the notion that this will be a big part of our careers.

  • TheCube is covering Splunk’s .conf2012 at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. It is hosted by Wikibon Analyst Jeff Kelly and SiliconANGLE’s Executive in Residence Jeff Frick. They interviewed Marquis […]

    • Adam,
      Thank you for this post. I actually read your post and the article earlier this week but am just now getting around to commenting. I thought the interview with Marquis Montgomery was excellent. His ability to share experiences on the use of Splunk in his workplace was valuable. Since other big data tools were previously used within his company (albeit before his time)… Mr. Montgomery was able to convey why he felt Splunk was the superior tool for his company’s needs. I felt this article was an excellent lead in to our ‘Big Data Analytics Using Splunk’ text. I believe having read this article before diving into our text enhanced my comprehension of topics discussed in chapters 1 & 2. Thanks again!

    • Thank you for your response, James. I agreed, this article not only helped enhance comprehension of topics discussed in the class text, but also sparked my interest in learning the ins and outs of Splunk, as it backs the notion that this will be a big part of our careers.

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    This article is based on a Verizon report. This report highlights how big data complexity and a shortage of data science talent are hurdles for an IoT (Internet of Things) implementation, but we also must […]

  • It seems like these days, especially universities, have no controls whatsoever within their Athletic Departments. Whether it is spending, or making sure the athletes are still students, attend their own classes, (it has been reported that universities look the other way to students taking classes for athletes) there is a lack of controls across…[Read more]

  • Adam M Joskowicz posted a new activity comment 1 month ago

    Hey Paul,

    Interesting post! I agree with the millionaires, believe it or not, that robots and AI will replace human labor in many industries in the future. I found an article that can relate to this topic called, “Will Machines Replace Us or Work With Us?” and it had some very interesting points. The debate over whether robots can learn and…[Read more]

  • The basis for “open access”, or open data, is an important aspect of scientific advancement. Making data freely available for everyone without restrictions like copyrights and patents may empower consumers, but […]

    • Adam: I enjoyed the article and I think it does a great job of showing the other side of the coin to what we were discussing the prior week. Data does empower consumers, as long as they know how to read it. I thought the article revealed how much good can come from data, and how effective and efficient it can make a company. However, I am inclined to believe that the data is only as good as the people interpreting it – which puts companies on an unleveled playing field.

      I think back to a major retail company I worked for when I was younger, which launched a nation-wide free ground shipping initiative based on the data they were analyzing that (they thought) said that customers preferred shipping over in-store purchases. What was buried in the data – and undetected until it was too late – was that many of the purchases that required shipping had comped free expedited shipping (due to the high dollar amount), so while it looked like shipped sales were greater in both totals and quantity than in-store, that number was not detected by the company’s analysts. Needless to say when the initiative rolled it, it was a headache as now ALL customers expected free, and in many cases, expedited shipping – regardless of spend – and eventually the policy / offer had to be tweaked to adjust for this (much to the dismay of many customers).

  • My name is Adam Joskowicz and I am enrolled in the IT Auditing track of the ITACS Program. This is my first semester and I am extremely excited to dive deep into the world of IT auditing and cyber security. I […]

  • Adam M Joskowicz posted a new activity comment 1 month, 4 weeks ago

    David, I would have to agree with you completely when you say communication is KEY. These hackers, although most likely did an efficient enough job to trick a new homeowner such as Howard here, could have easily been exposed through the simple and direct solution of communication. Sethi Partnership should have undoubtedly included more information…[Read more]

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