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more-on-teleworking-and-disaster-preparedness

Echoing my last post, GovExec.com points out that federal plans for telework during disasters are sadly lacking.

The ability of federal agencies to continue critical operations during large-scale emergency situations would be significantly enhanced with widespread use of telework, but few have made the necessary preparations, officials told a congressional panel Thursday.

more-on-the-disappearing-perimiter

Kim Cameron on the disappearing Perimeter:

The perimeter of the enterprise is dissolving in an environment requiring greater collaboration, oursourcing and integration with both suppliers and customers.

more-predictions-for-2006

I already did some predications over on IDWorld. Of course, if I were afraid to fail I would have a real job. Here are more predictions for 2006:

myopenid-security-fix

Josh Hoyt has a preliminary notice about a security fix for MyOpenID. It's limited (at least on MyOpenID) to Safari users, so it's not a big deal. Josh considers it a flaw in the way Safari handles javascript security. But it is clear that OpenID is going through some growing pains as a protocol, which is natural and healthy. I'm impressed with the way the community is handling this vulnerability.

new-incentives-for-pci-compliance-from-visa

Visa's CEO hinted during a keynote speach that Visa may be looking at increasing incentives for PCI compliance.

Coghlan’s reference to incentives for compliance with the Payment Card Industry data-security standard follows a year that saw major hacker breaches of databases containing sensitive card information, including PINs for debit cards. “We need to do a better job with data security,” Coghlan said.

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