Tag Archives: BYOD

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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DISA Developing Mobile Device Management Plan

Defense Information Systems Agency officials recently detailed the agency’s plans to develop a mobile strategy in the coming months, FierceGovernment IT reports. DISA plans to establish a policy allowing personnel to use their own device to connect to unclassified networks by fall 2013 at the earliest. In the interim, the …

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Howard Schmidt: Energy Companies Need Continuous Monitoring Practices

Utility companies managing the nation’s critical infrastructure should regularly check for security gaps within their delivery systems, according to the White House’s cybersecurity head. White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard Schmidt told attendees of the McAfee public sector conference Wednesday that energy sector must perform active risk management, continuous monitoring and …

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