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Mobile management: Making sense of your options

There are known, proven approaches to reduce those risks without disabling the benefit of consumerization

Mobile security: A mother lode of new tools

You may know your smartphone, but pretty soon the question will be: How well does your smartphone know you?


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Are IT groups really ready for BYOD security challenges?

Privately-owned mobile devices, backed by a corporate BYOD policy, are still fairly rare in business, according to a LinkedIn survey. And some companies may not be as prepared as they think for mobile security challenges.

13 Android Tools for Web Developers

Android mobile devices, while not typically thought of as places where development work gets done, can offer surprisingly useful apps to help developers get the job done, anywhere.

BYOD morphs from lockdown to true mobility

Four companies that have been at BYOD for a while talk about how their programs have changed with the times.

13 ways to optimize your Android smartphone

Make your Android phone more powerful, useful, and efficient with these 13 quick tips

Chekkt launches, giving enterprise software buyers another Yelp-like marketplace

Chekkt plans to offer direct purchasing of enterprise products through its site

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5 things you no longer need to do for mobile security

A couple of years ago companies were dismissive of BYOD, but as they’ve realized that the horse left the stable, they are adopting policies and next generation technologies to help manage BYOD.

First look: Android L in action

The new Android version comes with a UI refresh, not new features alone

The Internet of Things at home: Why we should pay attention

Some of the current consumer products could lead into important enterprise tools. An explanation, a slideshow and some data.

Why One CIO Is Saying 'No' to BYOD

A growing backlash threatens to thwart the BYOD trend. The CIO of a large electrical contractor explains why his company will "never have a BYOD environment.'

Gartner: Top trends in IT security technology

Gartner predicts rise of “digital risk officer” to protect the “digital business”

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Florida college applies corporate-style security to 'BYOD' campus network

Broward College’s CISO Matt Santill argues colleges benefit from tighter network security.

15 Chrome OS productivity apps that work offline

Chromebooks are lightweight, inexpensive and efficient -- in other words, great for business travel. But can these cloud-based laptops operate when you're off Wi-Fi? Sure they can -- here are 15 productivity apps that can work with...

What Is Going Wrong With BYOD?

The Bring Your Own Device movement was supposed to make employees more productive while saving companies money. But a funny thing is happening on the way to mobile nirvana: Companies aren't doing it, according to a new study by...

Biggest, baddest, boldest software backdoors of all time

These 12 historically insidious backdoors will have you wondering what’s in your software -- and who can control it

Put your NFC-enabled smartphone to work

As NFC proliferates on new smartphones, we're entering the era of touch-and-go business.

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Cisco takes early lead in SDN thought leadership

Juniper, HP and VMware score well, but two-thirds of respondents in Network World’s State of the Network survey say the jury is still out.

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Real-World Horror Stories Show Why Data Security Is So Hard

In today's bring-your-own-device and cloud services enterprise, real-world stories of data loss abound. What's really horrifying: Things seem to be getting worse.

Global mobile roaming hub accessible from the Internet and vulnerable, researchers find

The GPRS Roaming Exchange (GRX) network, which carries roaming traffic among hundreds of mobile operators worldwide, contains Internet-reachable hosts that run vulnerable and unnecessary services, recent security scans reveal.

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