Just when you thought you had all of the acronyms down--BYOD, COPE, CYOD, MDM, MAM--here comes another one: bring your own cloud.
Employees should not put personal information on their own smartphones if they use them at work, advises James Kendrick with ZDNet.
The Department of Energy, the agency in charge of the U.S. nuclear weapons program, has admitted that a data breach in July exposed personal information, including names, Social Security numbers, and dates of birth, of 53,000 past and current employees, dependents and contractors.
By agreeing to a BYOD policy, employees could be dragged into civil or criminal litigation, warns Michael Kassner, a freelance writer and information security consultant.
The increasing number of remote workers and the flood of mobile devices and apps into the enterprise are expected to greatly exacerbate the friction between IT and employees tracked in the IT Friction Index.
Is the growing trend of employees using personal mobile devices for work creating employee distrust of employers?
Overall, the unemployment needle is stuck at just under 8 percent. But IT hiring remains brisk. Foote Partners says U.S. companies added 18,200 IT jobs in June, based on analysis of data from the...
IT pros in a variety of fields are in growing demand, and it behooves a company to hold on to good ones once they have them. Poor communication can be enough to drive employees away, but thoughtless actions can be just as devastating, writes Jonathan Feldman, municipal CIO and contributing editor at InformationWeek.
What could be the reason for this perplexing decision on the part of an otherwise intelligent and innovative business leader?
Leading an IT department is challenging in the best of times, but leadership capabilities are really tested during a crisis. To stay calm and confident in times of strife, take a look at these suggestions from John Baldoni, author of "The Leader's Pocket Guide: 101 Indispensable Tools, Tips, and Techniques for Any Situation," as presented by Dennis McCafferty at CIO Insight.