It’s been 30 years since mobile devices like the Tandy Model 100 (the first “notebook” computer with a built-in modem) and the Motorola Dyna TAC (aka the brick phone) first made their way into the workplace. Mobile devices of all kinds are now so common that most employees don’t even give their use a second thought.Read More
Researchers at San Francisco security company Cloudmark told Fox Business recently that criminals are exploiting two unfortunate mobile trends to steal data and penetrate company networks via mobile devices. One problematic trend is the increase in mobile phishing attacks launched through common mobile messaging systems like Apple’s iMessage.Read More
As schools around the country kick off the 2014-2015 school year, the headlines seem tell a story of one school district after another abandoning highly touted programs to put laptop or tablets into the hands of every student. Here are just a few recent articles that seem to mark these programs as failures:Read More
IDC says that 1.2 billion workers were using mobile devices at the end of 2013. If there was a battle about whether or not mobile devices were welcome in the workplace, the war is over and users won. In fact, IDC says that the adoption of mobile technology is moving at unprecedented speeds, putting the needs and experience of end users at the forefront of any company's mobile enterprise strategy.Read More
According to Gartner, nearly 2.2 billion smartphones and tablets will be sold to end users in 2014. And it’s a good bet that most of them will wind up housing at least some data that belongs to the device owner’s employer.
(Last week, we published the first part of a two-part look at how pre-surveys and user audits help IT departments create a framework that will keep a BYOD policy from devolving into a chaotic, unsecured “do your own thing” (DYOT) environment. This is the second part of that article.)
For many IT managers, BYOD (bring your own device) model can devolve into a chaotic DYOT (do your own thing) model, where users actively circumvent IT policies and apps in favor of unmanaged consumer apps, unmanaged personal cloud storage, or even devices that are encrypted to block company oversight and reporting. What could cause that nightmarish scenario?
As you work to enable mobile productivity, have you thought about what happens to the paper-based portions of your workflow? For many companies, unsecured apps downloaded by employees seeking to print from their mobile devices can pose a significant mobile security issue.
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