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A tale of 2 troubled mobile phone units

This has been a tough week for high-tech giants who spent billions of dollars to buy their way into the mobile handset market.

What Google's jump into mobile messaging encryption means for user privacy and the FBI

Add Google to the list of tech companies that are challenging the FBI's efforts to restrict encryption in mobile devices and messaging apps.

Biometrics raises privacy issues in many jurisdictions

Biometrics is often seen as the Holy Grail for mobile security. While a username and password can be forgotten or stolen, a person's fingerprint is always the same. But there are significant privacy implications of using biometrics for security, according to a recent study by PwC sponsored by Nok Nok Labs.

Employees to employers: Be flexible

I came across an interesting survey this week. It seems that most employees want a flexible working environment for their next job. Flexibility, of course, includes support for mobile technology and remote work.

Mobility, IoT fuel digital transformation

Mobility and Internet of Things are among the technologies that are fueling digital transformation of businesses around the world.

I always feel like somebody's watching me

I came across an interesting market analysis by Eugenia Pasqua, research analyst at ABI Research that I wanted to share with you. Pasqua is predicting the Internet of Things and video surveillance will converge in the enterprise market.

Features designed to aid in Apple device management could lead to breach

News that features in Apple's mobile operating system designed to improve manageability for IT department actual increase the risks to corporate data should be a red flag to IT admins and security pros.

IoT to drive DaaS opportunities

I came across an interesting blog post by Gartner analyst David Yockelson. He argues that the Internet of Things will drive data as a service opportunities.

Microsoft continues to founder on the rocks of mobility

The saga of the Windows 10 Mobile upgrade is a tale of woe for Microsoft, which has fumbled mobile technology for years. Despite CEO Satya Nadella's pledge to right the mobile ship, it seems Microsoft continues to founder on the rocks of mobility.

Act now, or live in a world with 45 trillion IoT security holes

The proliferation of IoT devices in the enterprise, at home and at school will create millions of security holes that not only security professionals but everyone who has smart devices in their home will need to deal with. Let's hope we take security seriously at the start before we live in a world with 45 trillion security holes.