Today, Jan. 28, is Data Privacy Day around the world, and a time to think about organizational and global challenges relating to data security. What is your organization’s primary cybersecurity challenge? Take our poll and read on to learn about some of The Open Group’s resources for security professionals.
Author: The Open Group Blog
It’s a mad, mad, mad, mad world!
I’m not saying that TOGAF™ can save the universe, but from where I’m sitting, it looks like our best bet at the moment!
Underfunding IT security programs
Security professionals rarely say that things are getting better on the threat side of information security. Underfunding IT security programs is a recipe for disaster.
Cloud spending: What do you think?
A recent article estimated that 65% or more of new enterprise IT spending will be cloud-based by 2015. Tell us what you think.
Are you sure that ‘good’ is what you want?
ArchiMate® is an open and independent graphical modeling language for enterprise architecture, but that’s only the start of the matter. It’s much more appropriate to see it as a stakeholder management tool. When used in conjunction with an EA framework like TOGAF™, ArchiMate takes on a new dimension and delivers an ability to communicate and collaborate with stakeholders through the creation of clear models, based on viewpoints that have a common foundation in both TOGAF and ArchiMate.
New year, new certification
Until recently, virtually all IT certifications have been based on an individual’s recollection of a body of knowledge and their ability to pass a computer-based test. Perhaps a better method of evaluating competence to carry out a specific role is to examine the skills and experience that an individual has demonstrated in his/her work.