Tips for Managing Smartphones

As we’ve discussed before, smartphones are an IT asset management headache. There are six platforms that need supporting and employees expect access to many enterprise applications. Keeping the phones – and the data – secure is a major nightmare. Network World and Fiberlink Communications put together a list […]

Alberta’s New Data Breach Notification Law

Alberta has become the first province in Canada to enact a data breach notification law. The notification requirement was added into the existing Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) as of May 1, 2010. The new law in Alberta includes Canada’s first breach-reporting and notification requirements. Organizations who have […]

Ireland Considers Breach Notification Law

It’s been a big week for security legislature! Ireland is now considering a Data Security Breach Code of Practice. The Data Protection Review Group was established to consider “how to ensure that the reporting obligations of organisations in relation to data security breaches are sufficiently robust to protect […]

Absolute Manage for Apple iOS4 Coming Soon

Absolute Software has just announced plans to support the iPhone in Absolute Manage! As you can read from our press release, we plan to support Apple iOS 4, including the iPhone, providing enterprise-caliber lifecycle management services to help IT departments manage their Apple products. Support for iOS4 within […]

Check Out the New

Check it out! We have re-launched with a brand new design! The new streamlined website will make it easy for you to find the information you need about our software and services. For example, check out the Resources section explaining how to optimize your IT asset management,  […]

ICO Promotes Security Training

The United Kingdom’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has released [PDF] a report indicating that the number of data breaches in 2010 has exceeded 1,000 incidents. With this number on the rise, the ICO is warning organizations to minimize the risk of mistakes. According to the report, many of […]

Red Flags Rule Enforcement Delayed Again

The FTC announced recently that they have once again extended the enforcement of the “Red Flags” Rule. This latest extension was made at the request of Members of Congress, delaying the enforcement of the “Red Flags” Rule through to December 31, 2010. This delay was granted so that […]

IT Asset Management: Defining & Hiring for the Role

The video below from Dice TV describes the role of the IT Asset Manager in the organization. As their article dictates, IT asset management is “the process responsible for tracking and reporting the value and ownership of financial assets throughout their lifecycle” and IT asset management can help […]