Enterprise IT Watch Blog:

September, 2010


September 30, 2010  3:12 PM

Loosen the reigns: Telecommuting in 2010

Kevin Beaver Kevin Beaver Profile: Kevin Beaver

I've been commuting into downtown Atlanta a good bit recently and I'm about done...not...

September 29, 2010  6:01 AM

Policies for the sake of policies

Kevin Beaver Kevin Beaver Profile: Kevin Beaver

Security policies are those "talk is cheap" enablers of compliance and risk management. The problem is they're often poorly written, disjointed, inaccurate and so on - often creating the very risks they're supposed to mitigate. Everyone treats policies differently, so your needs and mileage will...


September 28, 2010  6:00 AM

Would you like some snake oil with that network assessment?

Kevin Beaver Kevin Beaver Profile: Kevin Beaver

There are many IT services firms - including some run...


September 28, 2010  5:09 AM

Is a new Obama mandate putting IT security at risk?

Kevin Beaver Melanie Yarbrough Profile: MelanieYarbrough

We're not here to discuss politics, but one of the big stories today is the Obama administration's development of...


September 27, 2010  6:15 AM

Two simple but essential steps for all laptop owners

Kevin Beaver Kevin Beaver Profile: Kevin Beaver

Not too long ago I experienced the equivalent of a disaster for larger businesses: My laptop computer...


September 24, 2010  6:58 AM

Security, huh! What is it good for?

Kevin Beaver Kevin Beaver Profile: Kevin Beaver

Not too long ago an ad for a mortgage company on my local radio station said something that caught my ear. The owner of...


September 23, 2010  2:21 PM

ISSA International Conference Recap: More of the same

Kevin Beaver Kevin Beaver Profile: Kevin Beaver

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September 22, 2010  3:21 PM

Stop fearing your smartphone: Mobile encryption & your security policy

Kevin Beaver Melanie Yarbrough Profile: MelanieYarbrough

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September 18, 2010  10:13 PM

Mobile device security – we keep spinning our wheels

Kevin Beaver Kevin Beaver Profile: Kevin Beaver

It's been a year since I contributed to a piece on mobile security for the Wall Street Journal and was thinking about how things have changed since then. In a nutshell: They're gotten more complex and less secure. It's amazing - and scary - given all the sensitive electronic information...


September 16, 2010  8:36 AM

The Seven Deadly Enterprise Security Sins, Part II

Michael Morisy Michael Morisy Profile: Michael Morisy

Last week, the IT Watch Blog took a look at the first three of the Seven Deadly Security Sins. Today, we reveal the other transgressions that are costing companies millions of...


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