Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Sept. 22, including how the curved display will affect mobile devices, why iOS 8 and its medical history function could come in handy, the shuffling of the C-suite at Oracle, beacon messaging and its effect on app users and the security strength brought along by BYOx.
Jeanette Sanchez wears a lot of hats in her role as CIO of AMN Healthcare.She manages internal IT, customer facing technology and oversees everything from infrastructure, enterprise architecture and solution delivery at the workforce solutions company. Currently, AMN's major initiative is a "complete modernization" of their infrastructure, and Sanchez came on board just in time to help spearhead the effort.
Simply wiping things clean may work wonders for your kitches appliances, but it is a crude--at best--policy for mobile device security.
Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Wednesday, Sept. 17, including AT&T and Shell's mobile UC platform deal, Gartner's prediction for the smartwatch and wristband market to "take off," mobile intelligence startup AdBrain launches Synapse platform, financial sector in Middle East to invest heavily in mobile and Chinese spending on commercial fleet telematics to increase.
Containerization, which separates corporate and personal data on a BYOD device, is one approach that enterprises are taking to provide security in a BYOD environment. But is it the best approach to BYOD security?
Much of the concern among IT departments about BYOD has focused on the security risks and support costs. But what about the effect of those employee-owned devices on the network?
Although 4G LTE networks promise much faster mobile broadband speeds, they could also open up enterprises to increased security risks, warns Martin Nuss, chief technology officer at Vitesse Semiconductor.
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More than 38 percent of employees let up to two days pass before telling employers their mobile devices have been lost or stolen, according to Kaspersky Lab's IT Security Risks Survey 2014.
The "soft" benefits of BYOD, such as increased employee satisfaction and productivity, can be hard to justify to CEOs in the face of clearer evidence that BYOD programs can cost companies money.