ARTICLES BY CHRISTINE KERN
IT Professsionals Need To Build Better Relationships With Other Departments, Report Says
IT professionals need to pay more attention to the relationships they have with people in other business units and be less concerned about resources, according to a recent report by Information Week.
Google Glass Provides Education, Healthcare Opportunities
Campus Technology reports that The State University of New York Cobleskill has a new pilot program that uses Google Glass to provide point-of-view video to students in their paramedic and animal hoof health training programs.
Wi-Fi In Schools Requires Special Attention To Security
Access to Wi-Fi in schools can enhance student learning, but addressing the security risks is imperative. The importance of Internet and Wi-Fi security is already standard practice in many arenas — business, government, retail.
New OMB Guidance Empowers DHS To Scan Civilian Networks Regularly
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has released guidance that gives The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) the authority to scan unclassified civilian systems and addresses for cyber threats, in part due to the agency’s recent inability to quickly respond to malware attacks like Heartbleed and Shellshock, according to FedTech Magazine.
New Policies Could Prevent Law Enforcement From Accessing Mobile Device Data
Director of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation James Comey’s recent appearance on CBS News’ 60 Minutes provided a look at the conflict brewing between the FBI and mobile device manufacturers. Comey explains that data on Apple’s iPhone and, in the future, devices running Android can contain data that is inaccessible by law enforcement.
Education IT News For VARs — October 30, 2014
In news this week, universities are facing growing challenges by changes in technology, including preparation for the Internet of Things (IoT) and digitizing media.
Is Your Client In The Wearables Ecosystem Thinking About A WYOD Policy?
In the article, “How’s Your Enterprise Wearables Strategy?” Information Week predicts that “the Apple Watch release in early 2015 will set the stage for wider enterprise adoption of wearables.
Government IT News For VARs — October 29, 2014
Ebola is still topping the news this week: a new online community hopes to develop new innovations to aid in the fight against the disease.
CEA Publishes Accessibility Resource Center
The Consumer Electronics Association has announced that it has published a new Accessibility Resource Center, which is a resource guide available to members of CEA to help them understand and meet the new federal accessibility requirements, according to a press release.
First Car Just Drove Off A 3D Printer Instead Of A Production Line
3D printing has taken the world by storm, breaking ground in healthcare, manufacturing, ammunitions, sensory aids, and now even providing the world’s first computer-printed car.