Fred Donovan

Biography for Fred Donovan

Fred Donovan is the senior editor of FierceMobileIT and FierceITSecurity. Prior to joining FierceMarkets, he was a freelance writer working for Infosecurity Magazine, Report on Patient Privacy newsletter, and other security- and IT-related publications. Prior to that, he worked as a Booz Allen Hamilton analyst for the Department of Homeland Security’s cybersecurity office and the U.S. Air Force. He gets excited about the latest mobile and IT security developments and is also an avid lover of the Boston Red Sox, the New England Patriots, and Cape Cod, where he lives with his lovely wife Christy and beautiful daughter Katie. Email Fred at fdonovan@fiercemarkets.com and follow @FierceFred1 on Twitter.

Articles by Fred Donovan

Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, Huawei and Nokia are leading LTE network vendors, says Gartner

Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, Huawei and Nokia are leading vendors in the LTE network infrastructure, according to the latest Gartner Magic Quadrant report published last week.

Spotlight: Nokia denies rumors that it plans to sell mobile handsets next year

Nokia came out on Sunday and denied that it was working on a mobile handset for the consumer market.

Sprint updates Command Center with bulk provisioning of IoT devices, more billing options

Sprint is updating its Command Center connected device management platform to add device provisioning, billing and management features.

HP adds Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite to its mobility services portfolio

Building on a recent accord to offer Office 365 as an HP service, HP is adding Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite to its mobility services portfolio.

Spotlight: Salesforce for HP emphasizes mobile, social

Salesforce is placing the emphasis of its new Salesforce for HR app squarely on mobile and social connections.

Google Keep users can now dictate notes on their Android Wear smartwatch

While all eyes were on Apple as its Apple Watch began arriving in stores Friday, Google quietly unveiled an update to its notetaking Keep app designed to make it more user friendly for Android Wear smartwatch users.

CoSoSys combines MDM and iBeacons for location-based mobile device policy enforcement

CoSoSys, a mobile device management and endpoint security firm, is incorporating iBeacon technology into its MDM platform to provide location-based mobile device police enforcement.

Want to start using drones? Better think about how to secure them

Attackers could hack into drones, intercept communications and gain control of the vehicle, posing security, privacy and liability issues for companies employing them, according to a panel of legal and security experts here at the RSA conference.

Remote access to corporate networks key part of Barracuda's latest next-gen firewall update

Secure remote access to the corporate network is a key part of the latest version of Barracuda Networks' next-generation firewall released this week at the RSA Conference. The firewall now includes a self-service portal for remote workers using devices running iOS, Mac and Windows to configure their virtual private network connections.

Mobile security is not about malware

As mobile devices and apps flood the enterprise, many IT teams are becoming obsessed with keeping mobile malware off of devices and networks. But this is the wrong focus, said Andrew Hoog, CEO and founder of mobile security firm NowSecure. It's not mobile malware, but mobile apps that leak sensitive data that should be the focus of enterprise IT teams.