Monthly Archives: June 2017

DataTalk: Big Data & How It’s Used

June 30, 2017 “Big Data” is a term that’s thrown around quite a bit these days, and often leaves many wondering, “Do I have big data? Do I use big data? What is big data?” Let’s start with a basic definition of what Big Data is: extremely large data sets that may be analyzed computationally […]

How Pres. Trump’s Cybersecurity EO Affects Your Data

June 13, 2017 President Trump recently signed the Executive Order Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure, which states that every head of individual government agencies are required to manage any risk and provide policy for strengthening the security of the United States government IT. President Trump signed this executive order following several […]

Bridging the Gap Left by the SSA Death Master File (DMF)

June 2, 2017 The Social Security Administration Death Master File (SSADMF) is our industry’s go-to source for death audit data, and is believed by many to be a complete document that provides reliable information to help pensions, unions, insurance and retirement funds maintain their compliance with government restrictions and regulations. However, as we’ve seen an […]