Mobile Device Security

  • August 19, 2016 19 Aug'16

    Built-in mobile security features put power in users' hands

    Recent advancements in mobile security technology allow smartphone vendors to offer more built-in features, such as the iris scanner in the new Samsung Galaxy Note7.

  • July 15, 2016 15 Jul'16

    IT wrestles with mobile privacy, security concerns

    You can't hang a "Do not disturb" sign on a mobile device. But users want their privacy when it comes to working on smartphones and tablets. IT must figure out how to balance their personal privacy with the ability to secure corporate apps and data ...

  • July 15, 2016 15 Jul'16

    Mobile privacy policy concerns complicate security

    Keep it secret, keep it safe -- that's what mobile users want for their personal data, even if it's on a work device. Enter the need for mobile device privacy policies in the workplace.

  • May 11, 2016 11 May'16

    Mobile identity management gets a makeover

    Okta and Box expand their partnership to include mobile identity management and single sign-on capabilities. EMM vendors, such as MobileIron and VMware AirWatch, also get in on the game.

  • May 06, 2016 06 May'16

    BlackBerry, Citrix to join AppConfig Community

    Any successful effort to establish technology standards needs buy-in from all major stakeholders. The AppConfig Community, which aims to promote mobile application management standards, is about to ...

  • April 22, 2016 22 Apr'16

    IT pros confident in Apple iOS data protection, encryption

    Apple's enterprise security features draw praise from IT pros who say iOS data protection and encryption make the operating system a strong business platform.

  • April 04, 2016 04 Apr'16

    IT credentials must meet demand of 'mobility zealots'

    More mobile administrators are seeking IT certifications to show off their expertise. Security is a critical part of learning the ins and outs of enterprise mobility.

  • March 10, 2016 10 Mar'16

    IT battles the top three mobile security threats

    These common mobile security threats are rapidly growing due to user negligence, and because IT doesn't always know the best ways to combat them.

  • March 09, 2016 09 Mar'16

    These mobile data security threats are more than just hype

    Some risks to mobile data security might keep admins up at night, but there are others IT can rest easy about.

  • February 25, 2016 25 Feb'16

    FBI vs. Apple battle raises IT security and user privacy concerns

    The clash between privacy and security is an increasingly difficult one to settle in the age of mobile devices. The current front-page case, in which the FBI wants Apple to create an iOS backdoor ...

  • February 23, 2016 23 Feb'16

    EMM security features keep mobile devices kicking

    IT admins at IBM InterConnect reveal some of their top security concerns, from managing user access to safeguarding apps and data, and more.

  • February 09, 2016 09 Feb'16

    What's next for mobile biometrics

    Biometric authentication will be the future of mobile security. New software can already recognize an individual's face or voice -- and DNA could be next.

  • February 01, 2016 01 Feb'16

    New CEO addresses MobileIron acquisition speculation

    Barry Mainz, who took over as CEO of the enterprise mobility management vendor in January, says pursuing a MobileIron acquisition isn't his priority.

  • January 13, 2016 13 Jan'16

    IT in the gutter with mobile compliance

    A lot of organizations don't understand what it takes to maintain compliance on mobile. It starts with keeping track of devices and apps.

  • January 13, 2016 13 Jan'16

    Mobile compliance brings more IT complexity

    BYOD and consumerization have changed the way IT needs to approach regulatory compliance. Admins must work with legal and other departments to enforce compliance, which is challenging when employees use their own mobile devices and consumer cloud ...