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One-fifth of IT pros say their companies had mobile data breach

IT pros have long been concerned about the potential for security breaches with BOYD; a new survey indicates they're right to be worried.

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BYOD isn’t going away, so set a real strategy

Users are going to use their devices for work, no matter what you do. That’s why you need a policy that manages the considerable risks. (Insider; registration required)

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Educational IT crying out for better analytics, BYOD management

A panel discussion at Aruba’s Atmosphere conference this week talked up the need for better analytics and options for managing floods of personal devices on educational networks.

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BYOD continues to add challenges for IT leaders

A recent study shows that more workers are turning to personal mobile devices to get work done, but businesses need to consider not only the security threats, but also the effect on company culture.

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Samsung, HP take contrasting approaches to business uses for Android, Windows 10 Mobile

Smartphones with Android and Windows 10 Mobile vastly differ when it comes to business features, as highlighted by new smartphones introduced at MWC.

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VMware gives enterprises a BYOD boost with three new tools

Enterprise mobility is often a tug-of-war between freedom-seeking employees and security-minded IT departments, but VMware aims to make those differences go away.

Security Requirements Are Driving Identity Management

Cybersecurity professionals are getting more involved in identity and access management (IAM) decisions and day-to-day operations driving changes to IT and infosec.

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Containerization moves beyond the full erase

The latest containerization technologies enable IT to create separate, protected areas for work apps and data on employees' personal devices. The challenge is to maintain security.

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Detachable tablet market set for growth in 2016

Tablet shipments are down, but more people are turning to hybrid devices like the Surface Pro 4. IDC predicts that sales of these detachable devices will grow 75 percent in 2016.

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Struggling with shadow IT? Maybe re-evaluate the IT department

Many IT folks like to blame users for not following the rules, but that's a fundamental misunderstanding of IT's role.

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Wearables, IoT spark interest in mobility management tools

BYOD hype has abated, but the problems of unmanaged devices are real.

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Tablet shipments are down, but they're gaining ground at work

Overall tablet shipments may have dropped in recent quarters, but workplace uses for the devices are still growing in the U.S.

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Half of U.S. businesses have no formal BYOD policy for security

Years after the widespread adoption of workplace smartphones, more than half of U.S. companies said they have no formal BYOD (bring your own device) policy to safeguard their enterprises, according to a survey.

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Microsoft's Surface Pro 4, the tablet that can finally replace your laptop

With the Surface Pro 4, Microsoft builds on the previous generations of the Surface line, getting them closer than ever to their goal of creating a tablet that will replace your laptop.

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Is It time to re-evaluate your BYOD policy?

How can you tell if your employees have gone rogue with their personally owned devices and put corporate data at risk?

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Apple in the enterprise: Tim Cook capitalizes on what Steve Jobs ignored

Apple CEO Tim Cook is boasting impressive growth in the enterprise, a market that his legendary predecessor ignored.

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Are wearables worth the cybersecurity risk in the enterprise?

The rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) and smart wearable devices pose new risks to enterprise cybersecurity.

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Shape of mobility to come isn’t clear

The way businesses architect their operations to take best advantage of mobile technology, and the way they manage those mobile devices, are likely to evolve in the near future – but the precise nature of that evolution is far from...

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