Al Sacco

Senior Editor

Al Sacco is an award-winning journalist and blogger who covers the fast paced mobile/wireless beat for CIO.com and IDG Enterprise, with a focus on wearable tech, smartphones and tablet PCs. Al manages select CIO.com contributors and frequently covers breaking news, shares insightful expert analysis of key industry happenings, writes a wide variety of tutorials and how-tos to help readers get the most out of their gadgets, and regularly offers up recommendations on software for a number of mobile platforms. Al resides in Boston and is a passionate reader, traveler, film buff and Red Sox fan.

How to pick between the Samsung Galaxy S 6 and GS6 edge

BlackBerry teams with Samsung on locked-down, high-priced tablet

BlackBerry teams with Samsung on locked-down, high-priced tablet

BlackBerry announced SecuTABLET, a pricey new tablet PC built with Samsung hardware and the Android OS that’s designed for public sector and government use.

How the Apple Watch could increase Apple Pay fraud

How the Apple Watch could increase Apple Pay fraud

Criminals are already exploiting Apple Pay to make fraudulent purchases, and the new Apple Watch could actually make it easier, and cheaper, for the bad guys to use stolen card data to make in-store purchases.

Fraudsters Use Apple Pay to Exploit Stolen Payment Card Data

Fraudsters Use Apple Pay to Exploit Stolen Payment Card Data

The on-device security safeguards built into Apple Pay appear to be unbroken, but fraudsters reportedly came up with another way to exploit the mobile payments system, and experts say the problem is 'rampant.'

Tech Firms Create 'ACE' Standards for Enterprise Apps

Tech Firms Create 'ACE' Standards for Enterprise Apps

A group of software companies this week proposed a set of development standards for enterprise apps that could make it easier for IT to manage and secure Android and iOS apps using popular EMM products.

4 Things You Need to Know About Samsung Pay

4 Things You Need to Know About Samsung Pay

Samsung this week announced its new mobile payment service, Samsung Pay. Here are four things about the new offering you should be aware of.

Samsung Galaxy S 6, GS6 edge in Pictures

Samsung Galaxy S 6, GS6 edge in Pictures

Get an inside look at the brand new Galaxy S 6 and GS6 edge, via photos captured at Samsung's Mobile World Congress launch event yesterday and an exclusive GS6 press event in New York City last week.

Hands On With the New Samsung Galaxy S 6, GS6 edge

Hands On With the New Samsung Galaxy S 6, GS6 edge

CIO.com's Al Sacco goes hands on with Samsung's new Galaxy S 6 and Galaxy S 6 edge. Check out his first impressions of Samsung’s most ambitious smartphones yet.

Galaxy S 6 Designer Says GS6 Phones Are 'New Face of Samsung'

Galaxy S 6 Designer Says GS6 Phones Are 'New Face of Samsung'

Samsung's senior designer of its new Galaxy S 6 and Galaxy S 6 edge smartphones talks about his inspiration for the most significant changes and enhancements to the Galaxy S product line, and explains why the devices represent the...

6 Things to Expect in the New Samsung Galaxy S6

6 Things to Expect in the New Samsung Galaxy S6

Samsung is set to unveil its latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S6, and the rumors are flying fast and furious. CIO.com's Al Sacco spotlights six believable rumors and ranks the likelihood that they'll become reality.

New BlackBerry CSO Calls Security 'War of Good vs. Evil'

New BlackBerry CSO Calls Security 'War of Good vs. Evil'

BlackBerry's new CSO David Kleidermacher has 23 years of IT experience and expertise in IoT technology, and he will presumably play a key role in the company's future IoT security strategy.

How Google Glass Could Still See Consumer Success

How Google Glass Could Still See Consumer Success

Though Google's Glass at Work partner companies focus primarily on the enterprise, many still see a future in the consumer world, despite Google's recent decision to pull out of the market.

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