While BYOD has increased the productivity of today's workers, it has also introduced a range of security threats, such as malware, direct attacks, data loss or theft and social engineering.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Aug. 18, including the EU's 5G plan, the massive number of iPhone 6s Apple plans to move by year's end, how enterprises need to learn to love BYOD, the virtual assistant plans between Google and HP and what legal firms are moving their document storage to the cloud.
Enterprises are leaving their mobility efforts to departments and business units, resulting in a fragmented mobile strategy, finds a survey of 400 IT decision makers by IDC on behalf of mobility firm Kony.
Nearly dead in 2013, Blackberry has fought back under its new CEO John Chen to regain some momentum--particularly in the enterprise market.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, July 30, including Open Whisper Systems unveiling free app to encrypt voice calls on iPhones, LinkedIn's redesign of mobile app, Alcatel-Lucent taking pole position in the small cell gear market share, greenhouse gas emissions from charging mobile devices to double in the next five years and enterprise mobility solutions market to grow at 23 percent CAGR.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, July 16, including IBM and Apple teaming up to take on an enterprise mobility initiative, the role cognizant computing will have in the transformation of mobile app strategies, how mobility is driving BPM app development in Asia-Pacific, Sports teams employing iBeacons to complement in-stadium SMS and Mobile data traffic propels spending on packet core.
Microsoft this week backed up its enterprise mobility vision with some concrete products announced at its TechEd North American conference.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for May 9, including the future of Microsoft's enterprise mobility efforts, how Indian IT experts are putting their experience to use, the way some mobile marketers are letting their customers do the work for them, the expected rise in tablet data subscriptions and how Wi-Fi hotspots will help with data crunches.
Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for April 11, including the rise of the corporate email due to enterprise mobility, Google's attempt to safeguard independent apps, the ineffectiveness of mobile games when staying relevant, wireless making its way into European buildings and the explosion in indoor location installations.
Fueled by enterprise mobility and the increasing BYOD trend, the mobile security market is forecast by Visiongain to be $4.5 billion this year.