Comment sécuriser le BYOPC

How to secure the BYOPC?

Widely democratized in recent months due to the unexpected and massive lockdown caused by the first wave of the Covid-19 epidemic, the BYOPC (Bring Your Own PC) concept is now becoming a real issue for the IT departments of organizations. For them, this practice provides as many organizational solutions as it generates security issues for the information system. While it is generally not recommended to let employees use their personal computers to access their organization’s applications and resources, today there… Read More >>

flex office

After teleworking, are we heading towards a democratization of flex office?

While telework has widely developed in organizations in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, flex office now appears as the next logical step in the reorganization of workspaces. Regular teleworking (for example one or two days a week) promotes a reorganization of offices: for the same number of employees, fewer workstations are necessary within the organization’s premises. What is the flex office? The flex office concept means that there is no dedicated office for each employee. When they are on… Read More >>

atawad

ATAWAD: What about security?

The term ATAWAD, which stands for “Anytime, Anywhere, Any Device”, refers to a fundamental trend made possible by the hyper-connectivity and interoperability of devices used by everyone. However, this expression omits an essential aspect, which in this case involves hyper-connectivity and interoperability: security. ATAWAD: What is it? ATAWAD is the fact of having access to your applications regardless of the device used, anywhere and anytime. For example, if you watch a program on a VOD platform such as Netflix at… Read More >>

Workplace Experience

Workplace Experience, a challenge for companies in 2020?

The Workplace Experience corresponds to all the experiences of an employee within an organization. These experiences will be decisive for his professional development, his ability to create value by aggregating skills and knowledge through a maximized collaboration, and ultimately to participate to the achievement of the organization’s objectives. Keys to a successful Workplace Experience The availability of a unique work environment, regardless of the access device, regardless of whether the user is at the company’s premises or on the move,… Read More >>

The human face of the workplace

The human face of the workplace

A world without users? “Automation”, “DevOps”, “Robotic Process Automation” (RPA), bots, chatbots and other robots, “artificial intelligence” (AI), … According to some people, users will disappear from the scene: the omnipresence of computing, called “digital”, will eventually replace them, do everything for them, and even do more and better than they do. Clearly, as the French song goes, “we are very little things, …”. Will dematerialization go so far as to dematerialize the user? Is there anyone still behind the… Read More >>

The Cleanroom concept for a safe and secure administration

A bastion is a military structure projecting outward from the wall of a fortress. In computer science, we can extrapolate the term “bastion” to a host deliberately exposed to an external, not trusted, network. In general, the purpose of a “cyber bastion host” is to protect a network or part of a network from external threats; it is therefore the most exposed element, the one that is most likely to be attacked . If a bastion “falls down”, the whole… Read More >>

Home Office

Telework: how to access your enterprise IS securely from home?

On my way to telework, I got telepunched for over speeding on the information highway… and it cost me a hell of a telefine! Philippe GELUCK (“Le tour du chat en 365 jours”) Starting with the Macron Ordonnance of September 2017, any employee can request to telework in France. Besides revolutionizing managerial rules, telework allows an adapted organization of professional time by and for an employee. It should be reminded that, by definition, telework is performed outside the employer’s premises… Read More >>

Will our PCs even exist in 5 years?

Unlike the new generation stepping into the digital era failing to see how upsetting it is for us and the elders to have a mobile phone that essentially allows checking the morning weather forecast in real time without looking out the window, I was constantly amazed by entering the computer age. I remember my first PC. A Philips branded PC. It would have been retrieved in 1985. (sung to an Edith Piaf tune) It was bulging, It was wonderful, appearing… Read More >>

Freed of BYOD, how can you finally make mobility productive?

I BYOD, you BYOD, he BYODs… The world of computing is an inexhaustible source of newly created or reinvented words. Rarely for the better and often for the worse. BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) is one of the latest pipe dreams to come from America. Conceived at the end of the first decade of the 21st century, the concept came about after a presentation by a major American software manufacturer, who demonstrated the technological feat of associating two types of… Read More >>