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COPE

COPE (corporate-owned personally-enabled) is a business model in which an organization provides its employees with mobile computing devices and allows the employees to use them as if they were personally-owned notebook computers, tablets or smartphones.See More

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  • Best practices for corporate-owned device usage

    Mobile devices aren't easy to manage. When organizations hand over a corporate device, IT should check a few things off of their to-do list, including security and cost factors.

  • How COPE devices can benefit IT

    IT shops that support corporate-owned, personally-enabled devices will find that the management process is the same as BYOD, but they can trust their users more.

Buzzword Alert

BYOD

BYOD (bring your own device) is the increasing trend toward employee-owned devices within a business. Smartphones are the most common example but employees also take their own tablets, laptops and USB drives into the workplace.

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Essential Knowledge

Keep track of evolving IAM products, technologies

IAM is at the heart of an organization's security strategy. To develop a strong IAM strategy, it's important to stay on top of the newest tools and ...

How can IT determine the optimal smartphone lifespan?

Smartphones don't last forever. Here's how organizations can determine their lifecycles to avoid security issues and keep smartphones functioning at ...

How can organizations calculate the TCO of mobile devices?

There are a variety of factors to evaluate when determining the true cost of mobile devices in an organization. Unpack these factors to find the TCO.

How IT can manage Office 365 for mobile devices

Office 365 is a cornerstone of office work, but how should IT manage the platform for mobile users? Find strategies to manage the software ...

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SearchCompliance

  • Whistleblower Protection Act

    The Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 is a law that protects federal government employees in the United States from ...

  • smart contract

    A smart contract, also known as a cryptocontract, is a computer program that directly controls the transfer of digital currencies...

  • risk map (risk heat map)

    A risk map, also known as a risk heat map, is a data visualization tool for communicating specific risks an organization faces. A...

SearchSecurity

  • buffer underflow

    Buffer underflow, also known as buffer underrun or buffer underwrite, is a threat to data that typically occurs when the ...

  • digital signature

    A digital signature is a mathematical technique used to validate the authenticity and integrity of a message, software or digital...

  • denial-of-service attack

    A denial-of-service attack is a security event that occurs when an attacker prevents legitimate users from accessing specific ...

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SearchDisasterRecovery

  • virtual disaster recovery

    Virtual disaster recovery is a type of DR that typically involves replication and allows a user to fail over to virtualized ...

  • tabletop exercise (TTX)

    A tabletop exercise (TTX) is a disaster preparedness activity that takes participants through the process of dealing with a ...

  • risk mitigation

    Risk mitigation is a strategy to prepare for and lessen the effects of threats faced by a data center.

SearchStorage

  • secondary storage

    Secondary storage is storage for noncritical data that does not need to be frequently accessed.

  • Pure Storage

    Pure Storage is a provider of enterprise data flash storage solutions designed to substitute for electromechanical disk arrays.

  • yobibyte (YiB)

    A yobibyte (YiB) is a unit of measure used to describe data capacity as part of the binary system of measuring computing and ...

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