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Dutch Data Protection Authority says companies can't collect health data from employee wearables

After examining two unnamed companies, the Netherlands' Data Protection Authority ruled Tuesday that employers cannot gather employee data via wearables – even if employees are okay with it.

C'est la BYOD

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.

Malware attack complexity prompts partnerships between enterprises and MSS providers

In response to the growing complexity of malware attacks, managed security service providers are playing a more active role in malware threat remediation for enterprises in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, notes market research firm Frost & Sullivan.

Employees holding European firms back from BYOD

While mobile device penetration in Europe is high, European firms remain reluctant to allow BYOD. Surprising, employees are the ones holding back BYOD.

Oracle: Security concerns stymie BYOD adoption in Europe

Forty-four percent of European companies don't allow employees to bring their own device and 29 percent allow only senior employees to use BYOD, finds the Oracle European BYOD Index. What's more, 20 percent of European businesses have no rules in place for BYOD.

More than 40% of European vehicles will employ V2X communications by 2030

By 2030, more than 40 percent of vehicles in Europe will use vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communication technologies to improve traffic safety and efficiency, according to market research firm Frost & Sullivan.

US BYOD policies may not translate in Europe

Corporations with staff or entire offices in Europe may have trouble applying BYOD policies "made in America" to employees across the pond.

Mamma mia! Windows Phone overtakes iOS in Italy

Windows Phone overtook iOS as the most popular smartphone operating system in Italy this summer, according to the latest stats from research firm Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.

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European, Canadian enterprises approach BYOD cautiously

European and Canadian enterprises are allowing BYOD in increasing numbers, but more than half of IT professionals in those regions believe that the security risks outweigh the benefits.