A few weeks ago I had a discussion with a customer. They started a pilot for paperless meetings for the board members of CompanyX using Alfresco 4 (Share, actually) and iPad’s. The security department got worried.
CompanyX uses Alfresco+Share already as an internal repository. It stores confidential documents about all kind of business related stuff, and it is used as a collaboration environment. This instance is completely within the firewalls, and cannot be accessed from the outside. A new Alfresco+Share is installed in the DMZ, accessible from the outside world. The Share access is fine, and can potentially be protected additionally using a 3rd party token authentication. The iPad’s are the toys the security department is worried about. Continue reading ‘The iPad is 20 years behind Microsoft Windows’