National Webcast Initiative
Bring Your Own Device: Addressing the Security Challenges of
Employee-Owned Devices in the Workplace
Thursday, August 25, 2011
2:00pm -- 3:00pm (Eastern)
President & Founding Partner
Secure Network Systems
CEO & Chief Security Officer
Secure Network Systems
The fourth of the 2011 National Webcast series was held on August 25th with a featured presentation on Bring Your Own Device: Addressing the Security Challenges of Employee-Owned Devices in the Workplace.
Over 1,100 individuals representing 5 countries, 50 states, DC, and three U.S. Territories registered for this event. Opening remarks were provided by Ms. Julie Evans, Director of Program Management at the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center, followed by Ms. Betty Pierce, President and Founding Partner of Secure Network Systems, and Ms. Melanie Hernoud, CEO & Chief Security Officer at Secure Network Systems.
This webcast explored many of the ethical, legal and operational aspects, with a broad look at some of the major issues, challenges, and security threats both public and private-sector organizations should consider given their respective risk posture. Practical references to resources that can give organizations a jump-start were provided, and hands-on, real-world experiences with mobile devices in enterprise settings provided insight into emerging threats to the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of sensitive organizational data, applications and network/systems.
Format of Webcast:
This session featured an interactive Powerpoint presentation accompanied by audio.
Webcast Related Material:
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- SANS InfoSec Acceptable Use Policy:
- SANS Remote Access Policy:
- SANS Handheld Devices Audit Checklist:
- NASCIO Recommendations & References to States Allowing Use of Personally-Owned Smartphones for Government BusinessÂ
- Privacy Rights -- Workplace Privacy and Employee Monitoring
- Gartner Checklist for "Bring Your Own Computer"
- ISACA Study On "Employee-Owned Mobile Devices"
- SC Magazine News Article: New Android Spyware Answers Incoming Calls