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Article Type: Book reports From: Kybernetes, Volume 41, Issue 7/8
The British Computer Society has produced a variety of inexpensive ebooks under the theme “Enabling the information society ”. Three of the titles will interest this journal’s readers.
Mobile Computing – Securing Your Workforce
The society writes “According to a recent iPass report 73 per cent of enterprises allow non-IT managed devices to access corporate resources” 65 per cent of companies surveyed reported security issues. This ebook looks at the security risks of an increasingly mobile workforce and proposes a range of possible solutions (Price: £1.99*).
Management Skills in IT – Shaping Your Career
IT experts explore the challenges that IT professionals face when moving from a technical to a managerial role (Price: £1.99*).
Leaders in Computing – Changing the Digital World
This is a collection of exclusive interviews that provides a fascinating insight into the thoughts and ideas of influential figures from the world of IT and computing, including.
Tim Berners-Lee, Donald Knuth, Jimmy Wales, Steve Wozniak and Karen Spark Jones (Price £2.99*).
*Details and availability from: www.bcs.org/ebooks