A technology companies consortium, Cloud Security Alliance has launched the Big Data Working Group to find security and privacy solutions for big data, Information Week reports.
CSA global research director J.R. Santos said they formed the working group because of requests from corporations about addressing issues on privacy and security issues on big data.
Santos said the working group would provide research on big data crypto, cloud infrastructure, data analytics for security, framework and taxonomy, policy and governance, and privacy.
Information Week reports the working group wants to establish big data securty and privacy best practices and help the industry to adopt it.
The working group also wants to accelerate adoption of the research on big data security and privacy issues.
The working group, composed of 30 members from companies like eBay, Fujitsu, and Verizon, will also tackle data filtering, separation between data owners, providers, consumers, and what to do when big data is compromised.
Fujitsu Laboratories of America director of software systems Sreeranga Rajan will chair the research program.