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Want better BYOD policies? Then, lighten up!

When it comes to BYOD programs, you've been reading for months about the need to keep things safe, and keep things sound. Now you're being told to keep everyone happy as well.

Dr. Mobilelove or: How I learned to stop worrying and love BYOD

Say "BYOD is our friend." Repeat, "BYOD is our friend."  It's a simple message, but one that bears repeating for IT leaders who fear that BYOD practices will be the undoing of all their hard-fought data security efforts.

Top three IT areas for investment are all mobile related, says MaaS360 chief

The top three technology areas where enterprises are investing are mobile security/mobile device management, BYOD policy development and mobilizing business apps, according to Joe Pappano, president of IBM's MDM firm MaaS360 by Fiberlink.

BYOD turns 5: Reflecting on its past, present and future

Bring-your-own-device practices are now 5 years old. David Lingenfelter reflects on how the trend emerged, quickly evolved, and where it is heading in the enterprise.

Enterprises sacrifice security for efficiency when it comes to mobility

More than half of enterprises and employees regularly sacrifice security to efficiency and productivity benefits when it comes to mobile connectivity, according to a survey of 618 IT practitioners by The Ponemon Institute on behalf of Raytheon.

Windows Phone is dark horse in enterprise mobility

Windows Phone is finally enterprise-ready with its recent reboot and shift from its former consumer-facing priorities, according to an article at WindowsITPro. 

Gartner: Most mobile security breaches will be caused by misconfigured apps by 2017

As the focus of endpoint breaches will shift from PCs and laptops to tablets and smartphones, three-quarters of mobile security breaches will be the result of a misconfigured mobile app by 2017, predicts Gartner.

Google buys Divide to conquer Apple in the enterprise

Google's acquisition of cloud-based mobile device management startup Divide is seen as a move by the search giant to translate Android's popularity in the consumer market into uptake in the enterprise market, particularly for BYOD environments.

News Scan: T-Mobile offers BlackBerry customers credit; Sprint Spark phones come up short; more

Quick rundown on the latest mobile IT news for Friday, 4/4 including: T-Mobile's $100 credit offer to BlackBerry customers, the lack of ability to make calls and web browse simultaneously on the Sprint Spark, Google encourages CIOs to get ready for wearables and embrace BYOD, who will dominate the BYOD security market and the decision of Mozilla's new CEO to step down because of his stance on same-sex marriage.

Storage vendors could capitalize on MDM

Server backup software--something of a commodity enterprise IT product--appears to be creeping in on the greener mobile device management market. For CIOs, this may mean bundled solutions are on the horizon or a crossover product, mobile device backup/data protection, could gain popularity as vendors attempt to cross sell these solutions to the enterprise, says Nikolay Yamakawa, a 451 Research analyst.