A must-read IT security handbook: TAG Cyber's massive 2017 guide

Tech Republic Security

The handbook includes tech recommendations on 50 controls, interviews, and vendor lists TAG Cyber CEO Dr. Edward Amoroso has created a 1,200+ page resource for cybersecurity pros.

Revising Data Backup and Business Continuity Handbook

Data Center Knowledge

Channel partners can help data centers move past traditional, non-reliable backup methods to modern solutions that ensure business continuity in the face of disaster Read More. Industry Perspectives

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Getting the most from your users out of the employee handbook

IT Manager Daily

The post Getting the most from your users out of the employee handbook appeared first on IT Manager Daily. Creating the all-encompassing and perfect IT policy for users can be a double-edged sword. Often, policies are invoked on an as-needed basis. But a common response to violations is, “I didn’t know what the policy meant.”. To make policies easier to understand, we have a few tips. Get straight to the point. People don’t like to read lengthy pages of policy doublespeak.

WFH ‘pioneer’ Auth0 shares advice for managing a remote workforce and returning to the office safely

GeekWire

Auth0’s “Back to Office Guidelines” handbook includes guidance on social distancing in the lobby. It published a “Back to Office Guidelines” handbook earlier this month to share best practices with others. The handbook provides details on various rules around check-in procedures; staggered arrival times; riding the elevator; using a health bot on Slack; face masks; social distancing; desk arrangements; emergency processes; and more.

Throwback Thursday: Scope creep

ComputerWorld IT Management

The new methodology is very nice, complete with online components, handbooks and a very active national presence. This company decides that it needs a better way of managing its software development, reports an IT pilot fish there. “We We went out and reviewed the major methodologies on the market and selected one that was state of the art from one of the large accounting firms,” fish says.

Distil Networks uses device fingerprints to detect malicious web bots

Network World

These and other illicit or unwanted activities are described in detail in the OWASP Automated Threat Handbook for Web Applications. This column is available in a weekly newsletter called IT Best Practices. Click here to subscribe. Who's that coming to your website? Is it friend or foe? Is it a customer wanting to buy your products, or someone or something wanting to steal your web content?

Best Employee Onboarding Solutions for the Digital-First Workforce

Kitaboo

With this platform, you can create employee handbooks, job descriptions, training and so on. What comes to your mind when you think of onboarding a new employee? To get all the paperwork ready for signatures on day one. In spite of almost all companies boasting of their cutting-edge technologies and innovative products, when it comes to employee onboarding, they are still stuck to the same old routine.

Top Ways Organizations Today Are Modernizing Intranet Platforms

Perficient - Digital Transformation

You may already be using your intranet to share corporate-driven messages or information such as healthcare benefits or employee handbooks. Today’s intranet portals serve many purposes, from corporate communications to collaboration and business productivity. But more and more organizations are beginning to look for ways to modernize their intranet platforms and provide a richer, more collaborative end user experience.

Not Knowing These 5 IT Trends of 2018 Can Hurt Your Business’ Success

Galido

Portals provide a platform on which employees can access anything they need from handbooks to healthcare plans and tax forms. Information Technology Blog - - Not Knowing These 5 IT Trends of 2018 Can Hurt Your Business’ Success - Information Technology Blog. Technology has transformed the world, particularly industries and businesses. It has led to a revolution that has changed the business landscape and allowed for more efficiency.

Technology Short Take 130

Scott Lowe

I missed the announcement about the release of the Debian 10 “Buster” handbook. Welcome to Technology Short Take #130! I’ve had this blog post sitting in my Drafts folder waiting to be published for almost a month, and I kept forgetting to actually make it live. Sorry! So, here it is—better late than never, right? Networking. Here’s a walkthrough on using DNS over TLS on Fedora. Some Twitter followers recently pointed out gnmic , a gNMI CLI client.

GovCloud II: Implementation and Cloud Brokerage Services Now

Cloud Musings

Now authors Kevin Jackson and Don Philpott have followed up this highly-acclaimed manual with GovCloud II: Implementation and Cloud Brokerage Services , a handbook aimed at IT professionals and senior decision-making managers that outlines and explains an industry-leading approach to cloud transition and adoption. This handbook tells you how and explains in details the options available to you. Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson.

Four fundamental principles for crowdsourcing in government

Trends in the Living Networks

We do not yet have a fool-proof handbook for how to implement crowdsourcing in government. A few weeks ago I gave the keynote at the annual conference of the Business Improvement and Innovation in Government (BIIG) network of the Queensland Government, speaking on A Future of Crowds: Implications for Government and Society. I have been increasingly pulled towards the government sector over the last years.

Law & order: Keys to avoiding legal trouble, improving compliance in your IT department

IT Manager Daily

Here are four additional recommendations to reduce the risk of lawsuits within your company: Write (or edit) your employee handbook. A lawsuit is one of the worst challenges a company can face, but taking the time to evaluate legal risks at your company – and within your IT department – can keep your organization safe. Lawsuits could result from anything, including employee disputes, terminations or customer dissatisfaction.

NJVC Cloud Expert Kevin L. Jackson Launches Second Book: GovCloud II: Implementation and Cloud Brokerage Services

Cloud Musings

This handbook, geared to IT professionals and senior decision makers in both the public and private sectors, explains how the cloud computing. VIENNA, Va., 8, 2012— NJVC , an information technology (IT) solutions provider headquartered in northern Virginia, is pleased to announce that Kevin L. Jackson , vice president and general manager, cloud services, launched his second book, GovCloud II: Implementation and Cloud Brokerage Services —published by Government Training, Inc.

Digital Playbook vs. Cookbook: What’s your Hand Book to Make a Leap of Digital Transformation

Future of CIO

Develop your own version of handbooks, apply them accordingly to manage a seamless digital transformation and elevate the business up to the next level of business maturity. The purpose of going digital is to make a significant difference in achieving high performance and unlocking the full potential of the business. It is a long journey full of uncertainty, velocity, complexity, and ambiguity.

Employee onboarding checklist for new employee

Hacker Earth

Also read: How to write an employee handbook ). First impression matters. After spending months investing resources to find great talent to fill a key role within the company, it is terribly disappointing to have the employee resign within a year. This is the case for many companies, which are not able to meet new hires’ expectations and as a result, lose good people.

The Digital Board’s Dots Connection

Future of CIO

The strong evidence from business studies revealed many organizations had handbooks, policies, incident reporting, annual/general training, threat assessment teams, but they failed to prevent preventable incidents or manage innovation because their organization was not equipped to connect all the right dots and their people were not equipped to do the right things and not equipped to do all the things their policies, obligations, and regulations say they should do.

Exploring the Boardroom Fundamentals via Inquiries

Future of CIO

Connecting all the right dots is critical because strong evidence from business studies revealed these organizations had handbooks, policies, incident reporting, annual/general training, threat assessment teams, but they failed to prevent preventable incidents because their organization was not equipped to connect all the right dots and their people were not equipped to do the right things and not equipped to do all the things their policies, obligations, and regulations say they should do.