News broke this week that smartphone kill switches have made smartphone theft much less attractive to thieves.Read More
Mobile printing is more than cloud printing although the two are often mixed up when bloggers and journalists talk about the category. Mobile printing is the act of printing a file (a document, photo, web page, email or something else) from a mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet on a printer that is probably connected wirelessly to the mobile device.Read More
The New York Attorney General’s office reported last week that 2013 was a record-breaking year, with more than 900 data breaches at public and private institutions in the state. According to the New York Times, 7.3 million New Yorkers had personal and financial records exposed during those attacks.
The attorney general’s report blamed malicious attacks for the majority of data security intrusions in the state over the past eight years, accounting for about 40% of unauthorized data access.Read More
Is your EMM solution complete? It’s not a question most IT managers really think much about. After all, enterprise mobility management (EMM) is defined as an all-encompassing approach to securing and enabling business workers' use of smartphones and tablets.
A strong EMM strategy will also help mobile end users work more productively by providing them new tools to do their jobs on smartphones and tablets. Enterprise app stores or other application delivery and deployment technologies are common components of EMM, as are identity management systems to control user access to these new tools.Read More
When businesses first began to formulate policies to integrate mobile devices into corporate IT, printing was, as a rule, completely neglected – either forgotten about altogether, or treated as a mere “nice to have” – but not essential – function.
One of the basic realities facing IT managers is that any security system is only as reliable as the users make it. Employee behavior around mobile printing is a perfect example of this rule in action.