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NIST Issues Data Security Guidelines for BYOD, Telework Devices

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has introduced draft guidelines that seek to help corporate organizations protect networks from data breaches and other cyber attacks as a result of the adoption of bring-your-own-devices and computers for telework. NIST said Monday the proposed publications suggest the deployment of virtual mobile infrastructure and …

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Navy, Marine Corps Eye Data Migration to Commercial Cloud; Janice Haith Comments

The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps seek to transition their enterprise data from government-controlled data centers to commercial cloud platforms, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Jared Serbu writes the services plan to overhaul their Next Generation Enterprise Network contract and open the competition to commercial providers of information technology services. Navy …

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MeriTalk Survey: Govt Stands to Gain From Mobility Programs

A new report from MeriTalk says the U.S. government could gain 364 productive hours, or $14,000 in annual productivity gains per employee, by adopting enterprise mobility initiatives. More than 200 federal managers were surveyed for the “Feds on the Go: Network Needs for Maximum Mobility” report, which highlights federal employees’ mobile …

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Roger Baker: BYOD Data Reimbursements an HR Function

Veterans Affairs Chief Information Officer Roger Baker recently said he does not have the authority to determine if data plans for the VA’s bring-your-own-device strategy can be reimbursed, Fierce Government IT reports. According to Molly Bernhart Walker’s story, he told reporters those are mainly human resource and business functions, adding …

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Sasi Pillay: NASA Must Address Legal, HR Issues for BYOD

As NASA moves toward letting employees bring their own mobile devices to work, the agency’s chief technology officer said it must work out the legal and human resource issues surrounding the BYOD practice. According to AOL Government, Sasi Pillay said the agency must look at the effects of employees losing …

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