Tag: Big Data

Cyber Legislation, Education, and A Healthy Dose of Realism with Special Guest Dr. Jim Purtilo – CF017

This week on Cyber Frontiers Christian, Ashton, and Jim catch up with Dr. Jim Purtilo (guest from Episode 3) to discuss historical and trending topics in cyber legislation, as well as many of the central issues surrounding cyber education in industry and academia. We explore some of the driving factors behind changes in mentality on… Continue reading

Using Big Data and Graph Theory to Map the WWW – CF016

This week Ashton and Christian kick off the new year by discussing plans to launch the first major cybersecurity research project on the development sandbox: mapping the internet with traceroute, distributed Nmap, and Hadoop. We discuss strategies and design challenges that will be present early on in development and potential solutions that may be employed.… Continue reading

College Tech and the Gadgets it Takes to Make it Thru the School Year – HGG195

Christian Johnson (https://twitter.com/TheWizBM) and Ashton Webster join Jim (https://twitter.com/jcollison) for show #195 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network, part of http://thegeeksnetwork.com/ community.  We spend some time catch up with Christian and Ashton and discuss what is going on over at Cyber Frontier and https://cyberfrontierlabs.com/.  We also ask how are… Continue reading

Part 2: Exploring Big Data Through the Twitterverse – CF014

This week Ashton and Christian continue their exploration of Big Data through tweets around the world using Twitter's Streaming API. In particular, Christian walks through improvements to his starter kit, showing how to manipulate and filter tweets, as well as do the classic Word Count example using tweets and hashtags. Ashton walks us through how… Continue reading

Exploring Big Data Through the Twitterverse – CF013

This week Ashton and Christian begin an exciting, multi-part series on how to leverage big data technologies to learn new skills in data analytics using one of the world's cheapest and largest value data sources - tweets! We take a look at the Twitter Streaming API, techniques for collecting and storing these data sets, and… Continue reading

Building a Big Data Development Environment on the Cheap, Virtualization Tech & SDN, and the Big Bad ShellShock – CF009

This week on Cyber Frontiers, Christian Johnson and Ashton Webster, joined by Jim Collison, talk about how to setup a multi-node distributed Hadoop cluster on a single box. The discussion on the technology quickly dives into newer technology in virtualization in SDN, and we even get a little bit of time to talk about the… Continue reading