The U.S. Department of Agriculture is drafting a BYOD strategy, which our sister publication FierceMobileGovernment reported on.
There is no substitute for strong policies and stronger technology when it comes to BYOD security.
Bad behavior is not just an issue regarding employees. It can also be an issue with mobile apps coming into your workplace.
Startup hopTo has unveiled version 2.0 of its hopto Work mobile workspace that enables Windows apps to be used across a range of mobile devices.
A number of recent court cases have clarified some of the legal issues around BYOD, observed Amanda Towney, an associate at the law firm of DLA Piper.
Employees are using their personal mobile devices to "work around" restrictions that prevent the use of corporate laptops to watch streaming video of the NCAA basketball tournament games. This can open up the company to security threats and can impact network performance, according to a survey of more than 350 IT pros by IT staffing firm TEKsystems.
Aerohive has unveiled an iOS version of its ID Manager app that allows secured wireless access to guests and employee devices in the workplace.
Implementing a BYOD policy is definitely a more complicated affair in Europe. The complexity of the privacy regulations in Europe no doubt discourages many firms from even attempting a BYOD program.
Sprint has launched an enterprise platform for small- and mid-sized businesses designed to provide connectivity for mobile workers for $200 per user, per month.
Companies in other states are "looking over their shoulders" at developments in California regarding BYOD reimbursement, according to Gary Greenbaum, CEO of Syntonic, a Seattle-based mobile services platform startup.