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5 BYOD best practices
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A number of CIOs are eager to allow staff to bring their own devices to work, with the enterprise either completely or partly paying for connectivity. But Dell notes that while BYOD initiatives can be great for employees, they often pose a potential nightmare for the organization if regulations aren't complied with. Here are five best practices it recommends.
CIPS INTERVIEWS: Daniel Cooper vice admiral USN (ret.), Former Under Secretary for Veterans Benefits Military, Government, Business, and Policy Top Authority
Dan Cooper retired the first time in 1991 after 37 years in the Navy, having worked primarily with submarines and when ashore in financial, budgeting or planning billets. His primary positions in the Navy (at sea) included: Commanding Officer, USS Puffer (SSN 652); Commander, Submarine Squadron Ten; Commander, Submarine Force, US Atlantic Fleet and ashore: Comptroller, Naval Sea Systems Command; Director, Navy Budgets and Reports; Director, Navy Program Planning; and Assistant Chief of Naval Operations for Undersea Warfare.
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Elasticsearch vulnerability leads to DDoS malware on Amazon
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Security professionals usually don't have to worry about the search engines their organizations chose for plowing through corporate data.
But researchers at Kaspersky Labs say attackers are exploiting a vulnerability in the open source Elasticsearch engine to install distributed denial of service (DDoS) malware on Amazon and possibly other cloud servers.
Help CIPS support professionalism and ethics in I.T.
In the wake of HeartBleed and the numerous recent privacy breaches that have created growing concerns, the need for professionalism and ethics in IT has never been higher.
We live in a highly connected world where technology has become the central nervous system of our modern society. Technology has changed our world for the better, but technology also has fantastic potential for misuse as far too regularly witnessed.
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