In November, some of my friends contacted me, saying they thought I did a pretty good job with my 2015 predictions, and wanted to know what I am predicting for 2016. So here are some good possibilities for the year to come, along with a rewind to see how close I hit the 2015 predictions. (more…)
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What does the past teach us about how to #befutureready in BYOD?
During the last half of the 1990s there was concern for the growing use of employees’ own home desktop computers to dial-in to the corporate network from home. Thousands of articles and hundreds of conference sessions discussed the associated risks, and then how to mitigate them through documented policies and the use of new tools. Soon after 2000 passed the concerns expanded to employees using their personally owned laptops, not only outside of the office, but even bringing them into the facilities to use instead of the corporate-issued computers. Thousands more articles, and hundreds more conference sessions discussed how to address the risks. (more…)
As demonstrated over and over again over the past several years, mobile computing devices and storage media present a huge risk to business and personal information. Because of the portability of these devices, organizations are basically entrusting the security of the information stored upon them into the hands of the people using them. It is vital that an effective mobile computing device and storage media security and privacy management program is in place.
A mobile computing device and storage media security and privacy management program should be able to answer the questions: (more…)
I’ve had some technical difficulties with my blog site over the past few weeks. I just noticed that all the comments from June 26 through to around the second week of August were lost!
I’m very sad; there were some great comments, insights and links provided within the. To those of you whose comments disappeared, my sincere apologies! I miss being able to see and reference them.
My blog hosting service was down from last Thursday through Monday, so I wasn’t able to post to the blog during that time.
Now my blog service is back, but I’ve been consumed with MSIA teaching, HIPAA/HITECH and PCI work the past few days…plan to get back to regular posting soon! Sorry for what has been my longest blog break ever.
Yesterday I read a fascinating story from Australia…