Big data is one of the most prevalent topics in information systems today. The purpose of this paper is to explore big data, its past uses, legal history, current and potential security risks, and potential future uses. This literature review primarily focuses on the benefits of big data as well as the risks associated with big data. The research provides a general overview of big data and some of the technologies related to big data. The authors conclude with suggestions for future research of big data.
Cole, Dana; Nelson, Jasmine; and McDaniel, Brian, "Benefits and Risks of Big Data" (2015). SAIS 2015 Proceedings. 26.