ISMG Announces Launch of "BYOD: Manage the Risks and Opportunities" Panel Webinar

ISMG Announces Launch of "BYOD: Manage the Risks and Opportunities" Panel Webinar

Information Security Media Group announces the launch of its latest panel webinar, "BYOD: Manage the Risks and Opportunities," which will debut March 14, 2012.

The 90-minute session is led by security expert Malcolm Harkins, CISO, Intel, and it is sponsored by Fixmo, VASCO Data Security and Zenprise. In addition to Harkins, it will feature insight from Dan Ford, Chief Security Officer, Fixmo; Benjamin Wyrick, Director - Sales, VASCO Data Security; and Ahmed Datoo, Chief Product Officer, Zenprise.

About the session: From smart phones to tablets, laptops to USB devices, consumer technologies are ubiquitous in the workplace - and so is the 'bring-your-own-device' (BYOD) practice of allowing employees to conduct work on their own personal electronics.

But how do these consumer technologies change organizations' approaches to securing corporate information assets?

Join this panel of mobile technology experts for a thorough discussion of the risks and rewards of enabling BYOD, with an emphasis on how to manage the mix of consumer devices in the workplace, as well as enforcing key tenets of your mobile policy. Among the discussion points:

  • How to properly inventory your employees' personal devices;
  • Technology solutions to protect your corporate systems and data, as well as the end-point devices;
  • Strategies and tactics for enforcing mobile policies & maintaining compliance in regulated industries;
  • How to use BYOD as an opportunity to enable further proliferation of data and access security.

For more information about this webinar, please visit: BYOD: Manage the Risks and Opportunities.

About the Moderator:

Malcolm Harkins is vice president of Intel's Information Technology Group and CISO and general manager of information risk and security. The group is responsible for managing the risk, controls, privacy, security and other related compliance activities for all of Intel's information assets.

Before becoming Intel's first CISO, Harkins held roles in Finance, Procurement and Operations. He has managed efforts encompassing IT benchmarking and Sarbanes Oxley systems compliance. He joined Intel in 1992.

Harkins recently conducted an exclusive webinar on the security challenges and business opportunities of BYOD, also explaining how the move forced his company to re-think enterprise security to accommodate employees' mobile devices.

About the Sponsors:

Fixmo's Mobile Risk Management (MRM) solutions continuously verify the integrity of mobile devices, protect them from data loss, track regulatory compliance and enable you to prove adherence. Fixmo helps you identify, mitigate and manage your risk so you can be confident and compliant while enabling the full potential of mobility.

VASCO Data Security is a leading provider of strong authentication and e-signature solutions, specializing in protecting online accounts, identities, and transactions. VASCO helps 10,000+ organizations in over 100 countries to ensure secure access to corporate networks, web applications, LANs, and online portals for their customers, partners, and employees with a wide range of solutions from hardware to mobile and embedded authentication products.

Zenprise is the leader in secure mobile device management. Zenprise lets IT say "yes" to mobile devices because it protects the mobile enterprise end-to-end with the industry's easiest-to-use MDM solution. This lets executives take their businesses mobile, gives IT peace of mind, and makes employees productive on-the-go.

About ISMG:

Information Security Media Group publishes BankInfoSecurity, CUInfoSecurity, GovInfoSecurity, HealthcareInfoSecurity, InfoRiskToday, DataBreachToday and CareersInfoSecurity. These digital media sites offer news, views, research and education on the top industry, security, regulatory and technology challenges facing information security leaders worldwide. Each site is guided by an advisory board of renowned thought-leaders from business, government and education.

ISMG's suite of educational webinars offers hands-on training by knowledgeable practitioners and is available to individual and corporate subscribers. ISMG's custom research, including the annual "Information Security Today" and "Faces of Fraud" surveys, is routinely featured at leading industry events such as RSA Conference and BAI Payment Connect.

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