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Security and Project Management

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Managing risk is an increasingly important part of the job of CIOs and IT executives. Risk management includes securing corporate systems, networks, and data, ensuring availability of systems and services, planning for disaster recovery and business continuity, complying with government regulations and license agreements, and protecting the organization against an increasing array of threats such as viruses, worms, spyware, and other forms of malware.  The following is a list of recent advisory reports within this section. Preparing IT for a Different Kind of Disaster: an Influenza Pandemic Public health ...
first appeared in the 1968 NATO Software Engineering Conference, and was meant to provoke thought regarding the perceived " software crisis " at the time. Since the field is still relatively young compared to its sister fields of engineering, there is still much debate around what software engineering actually is, and if it conforms to the classical definition of engineering. Some people argue that development of computer software is more art than science , and that attempting to impose engineering disciplines over a type of art is an exercise in futility because what represents good practice in the creation of ...
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Securosis Blog | Rock Beats Scissors, and People Beat Process
My mentors in engineering management used to define their job as managing people, process, and technology. Those three realms, and how they interact, are a handy way to conceptualize organizational management responsibilities. We use process to frame how we want people to behave -- trying to promote productivity, foster inter-group cooperation, and minimize mistakes. The people are the important part of the equation, and the process is there to help make them better as a group . How you set up process directly impacts productivity, arranges priority, and creates or reduces friction. Subtle adjustments to process are needed to ... market research, surveys and trends
Capella University Launches Online PhD Specializations in Project ...
within its PhD in Information Technology program. The new specializations are designed to meet the growing need for expertise in project management and information security, both of which were identified among the top five “hottest skills” sought by IT executives in a survey conducted by Computerworld.   According to the Project Management Institute (PMI), which maintains a database of project management degree programs, there are only 12 doctoral programs in project management worldwide. PMI published the data in its December 2006 supplement to PMI Today. In contrast, PMI’s database includes 261 master’s degree programs in ... market research, surveys and trends

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SECURITY AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT

GAO-03-570T Department of Energy: Status of Contract and Project ...
Of that amount, DOE spent about $16.2 billion on contracts to manage or ... example, 38 percent of the projects we reviewed in 2001 had doubled .... particularly in the areas of safeguards, security, and project management.8 Although ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Information Resources and Technology Management Strategic Plan ...
security, and project management to improve the performance, efficiency, ... The Service manages the 96 million-acre National Wildlife Refuge System of more than ..... IT Investment Management: Percent of IT investment expenditures for ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Homeland Security Corporation and ONYX Scientific Inc. Announce Joint Venture ...
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CIO Digest Article: Ascending to the Uppermost Peaks - Ascending ...
security, and project management.” And consolidation is driving tangible business value. “There were instances where we had over- coverage,” Soto recalls . ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Project Management Plan - Security Approach
security within the development lifecycle. Project managers should review ... Like a good project management plan, the security approach does not need to be ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
SANS Technology Institute: Project Management for Security ...
I like to think of a project plan as something similar to a recipe in a cookbook: it gives me the ingredients I need, and often includes a picture of what the finished product will look like. It gives me the steps in the sequence that I need to follow in order to create the final deliverable. Many times there are intermediate steps along the way, such as creating a sauce to be used later. You can think of these as milestones. Good cooks are always aware of "the long pole in the tent"; the task or dependency that controls when they will be able to produce the final product. As a manager, when someone asks you ...
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You can take courses and/or online study to attain professional certifications in many areas of networking. For example, CISCO Corporation offers many certifications (CCIE, CCNA) as network administrator, engineer and instructor. Companies such as Microsoft offer certifications in their network and server operating systems (MCSE, etc). However, you may wish to consider getting a degree in Information Technology, with a specialization in Networking. Most network engineers will typically have a bachelors degree, whereas network administrators may only need an associates degree. In the past, networking was not typically taught in ...