Two weeks ago was held in Marseille the first edition of the Secutic Day PACA, a conference dediacted to IT managers focusing on protection of digital economy. A first post reported the legal aspects behind the risk of having weak security in IT systems, together with means for IT managers to understand and implement the primary security measures. This new post is detailing the views of the different invited experts on the recent threats that IT managers should face. Warning, this post includes all attractive buzz words, such as BYOD, cloud and social media …
Which environment are we trying to control ?
Thanks to the diversity of the speakers, different IT framework have been discussed, relying on different population and services :
- Employees : big companies offering IT services to several hundreds of employees, a.k.a. corporate;
- Citizen : government environment, where services are offered to citizen to pay tax or declare revenues, a.k.a e-government;
- Machines : distributed industrial environment, where cars or vending machines are accessing central services, a.k.a M2M;
- Mixing human : partnering environment, meaning environment such as Marseille Innovation , a place where start up are sharing a same physical space and IT systems, where new business models are designed, in a collaborative but protected environment. People are ready to share crazy ideas in front of the coffee machine, but do not want to disclose their business cases and make sure their innovations stay theirs. (more…)