Mobile Device Management
Thu, February 27, 2014 - At the RSA Conference today, security start-up Skycure plans to disclose a vulnerability in Apple iOS devices that can impact mobile-device management (MDM) systems running on them.
Thu, February 20, 2014 - It's becoming more common for companies to deploy mobile device management to track smartphone and tablet use as part of a BYOD policy. However, now MDM software is coming home to help parents keep tabs on their teens -- and possibly each other.
Wed, February 19, 2014 - IT is full of shorthand. (Hey, there's one example.) Many abbreviations and acronyms have become standard terms in tech, if not everyday language. But some terms just need to be retired.
Thu, February 13, 2014 - There's no denying the potential for mobile devices to improve efficiencies and lower costs for workers in industries of all types. You also can't deny the potential security vulnerabilities that mobile devices present. These seven tips will help you secure your mobile environment without placing a burden on your workforce.
Fri, February 07, 2014 - Government officials are reluctant to issue mandates on standards and interoperability for health IT devices and applications -- but advocates say that's exactly what healthcare needs to promote innovation and improve patient care.
Tue, February 04, 2014 - BYOD has been an enterprise hit because it allows employees the convenience of combining their work and personal lives on a single mobile device while offering companies a sense of security thanks to mobile device management software. However, a breed of monstrous new MDM software threatens to send users away screaming.
Thu, January 23, 2014 - As mobile device management continues to morph, consider what's 'good enough' for what you need right now -- and don't neglect the user experience, whatever else you do.
Wed, January 22, 2014 - VMware's purchase of AirWatch shows just how important the mobile device management market is for not only end users, but big technology companies too. The move - which at $1.5 billion is the largest acquisition in company history -- also sets VMware on a path to further diversity from its core virtualization and cloud computing markets and almost instantly become a major player in the mobile market.
Mon, January 20, 2014 - Enterprise mobility management (EMM) can encompass a broad range of functions, from managing mobile devices, to applications, expenses, personnel, and policies. But perhaps the most important aspect is mobile information/data/content management, tracking the distribution and usage of sensitive organizational data, as well as ensuring appropriate security and policy compliance.
Fri, December 20, 2013 - Robots, 3-D printers and wearable tech are indeed cool, but they should raise red flags for IT leaders. Here's how these emerging technologies will cause operations, privacy and user policy headaches for CIOs in 2014.
Wed, December 11, 2013 - Dell Software Wednesday introduced a suite of software and services for enterprise mobility management, including a "secure workspace" for mobile devices that lets enterprise IT managers separate work from data apps.
Tue, November 26, 2013 - Being able to lock your mobile device is important because, in many cases, it's your first line of defense. It may not be the strongest form of security -- in fact, it's arguably the weakest -- but it could prove to be the difference in protecting your organization by keeping the device locked down until mobile device management measures like remote wiping are put into play.
Thu, November 21, 2013 - More than six years after the first iPhones hit the streets and more than three years after the iPad emerged, less than half of IT operations have implemented comprehensive mobile strategies.