Waste management firm Republic Services is considering implementing a 100 percent BYOD program for smarpthone and tablets by next year. Currently, the company provides corporate-liable devices to its employees.
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Two-thirds of midmarket organizations have deployed a mobile device management solution and more than half support BYOD, according to a survey of midmarket firms by enterprise mobility management firm Good Technology.
Mobile technology is a vital tool for enterprises, but it opens them up to threats such as mobile malware, lost or stolen devices and hackers, notes an infographic by CDW and Intel's McAfee.
Organizations continue to embrace BYOD practices in large numbers, but many fail to put key safeguards in place to keep data and networks secure.
More enterprises are using selecting wiping of mobile devices as a way to protect corporate data while safeguarding employee privacy, according to a study by Fiberlink, IBM's mobile device management unit.
Enterprises face myriad security challenges from mobile devices, and it's only going to get worse with the Internet of Things, a panel of vendors warned at CTIA's Super Mobility Week.
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.
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.
Enterprises in the Asia-Pacific region are increasingly adopting mobility. However, few of those firms have a clear strategy of how to use mobile devices effectively in the workplace, a survey by IDC finds.