Up to Our Ears in Technical Debt - Mobile Data, Devices, and Applications in the Enterprise
- — Dec. 11, 2012, 12:29 a.m.
The mobility 'revolution' in the enterprise has been a wake-up call (or a call for panic) for many enterprise IT and enterprise security managers and professionals. My pal Brian Katz who is a mobility manager for a large enterprise poses some fantastic questions in a blog post from his point of view, so I had to give my 'security' position as well ... the problem is, I don't think we have a solution anyone's comfortable with!Read the full article
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Balancing the requirement for strong network security with the need to harness collaborative web technologies is essential for business growth.
Incident handling is a vast topic, but here are a few tips for you to consider in your incident response. I hope you never have to use them, but the odds are at some point you will and I hope being ready saves you pain (or your job!).
- Have an incident response plan.
- Pre-define your incident response team
- Define your approach: watch and learn or contain and recover.
- Pre-distribute call cards.
- Forensic and incident response data capture.
- Get your users on-side.
- Know how to report crimes and engage law enforcement.
- Practice makes perfect.
I’m dating myself, but I remember when holiday shopping involved pouring through ads in the Sunday paper, placing actual phone calls from tethered land lines to research product stock and availability, and actually driving places to pick things up. Now, holiday shoppers can do all of that from a smartphone or tablet in a few seconds, but there are some security pitfalls to be aware of.