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News Scan: Taco Bell launches mobile ordering app; Microsoft embeds MDM in Office 365; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Oct. 28, including the new mobile effort from Taco Bell, how MDM features will be incorporated in the latest iteration of Office 365, the expected growth of telematics this year, Australia's burgeoning mobile video market and the future of NFC payments.

When it comes to BYOD, Republic says garbage in, garbage out

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.

News Scan: Google beefs up Chromebooks for Work; Fleet managers have back-end software problems; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Friday, Oct. 10, including Google adding enterprise services to Chromebooks for Work, fleet managers troubled by back-end software integration problems, how mobile tech is improving student experience in Western Europe, smart water meter market to reach $1 billion in 5 years and the role of mobile devices and social media in this holiday shopping season.

Midmarket firms are embracing MDM, BYOD

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.

Infographic: Mobile security risks and responses

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.

First steps to a secure BYOD program

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 selective wiping to protect corporate data, employee privacy

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.

More mobile security challenges looming with Internet of Things

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.

'Soft' benefits of BYOD getting harder to justify in face of 'hard' costs

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.

MDM vendors come up short on security

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.