How Much Does Your Ox Weigh?: Crowdsource Your Way to Data Protection

  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 | 2:20 PM – 2:40 PM | North | Room: RSAC TV at 134

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Mathematician Francis Galton discovered that the mean of 800 participants’ guesses about an ox’s weight was closer than any individual guess or the median. The crowd - 1,197 pounds, actual was 1,198. The concept of crowdsourced data security is based on the same principle: the collective intelligence of the crowd strengthens security by accelerating the elimination of risk at increased accuracy.


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