This year will be an "inflection point" where BYOD devices and malware targeting those devices proliferate in the enterprise, judges Andy Daudelin, vice president of security services for AT&T's Mobile Business Solutions team.
The top news stories for Jan. 8, 2015.
The ruling last year by a California appeals court about BYOD expense reimbursement has caused consternation among enterprises throughout the country. Any enterprise that allows BYOD should prepare for the implications of the California court ruling, as well as the expansion of the reimbursement requirement to data and to other regions of the country.
To address the growing BYOD market, AT&T is teaming with MobileIron, AirWatch by VMware and Good Technology to offer a new BYOD option that enables firms to add AT&T data, voice and messaging service to their enterprise mobility management platform.
A beta program for a new API has just been opened to AT&T's Premium tier enterprise customers, enabling developers to claim new telephone numbers for their Web servers.
AT&T prepaid mobile service subsidiary Cricket is facing increasing criticism for preventing email sent by some of its customers from being encrypted, reports Ars Technica.
If Randall Stephenson's comments are to be taken at face value, the FCC chairman actively worked to avoid a Title II scenario. But those negotiations fell apart after the mid-terms.
The President could not have been unaware his decision to back Title II reclassification of the Internet as a common carrier would only come after a long, hard fight.
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Companies doing their best to secure and encrypt mobile devices used to transmit sensitive data may be undermined by an injection of a "perma-cookie" from their service providers, recent reports indicate.