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.
The Android Fake ID flaw could open up enterprises that allow BYOD to malware that impersonate trusted apps, steal confidential information and fool mobile device management software.
Enterprise mobility management vendors are adding mobile telecom expense management to their offerings, according to a report by Kable.
Close to half of organizations either do not have a mobile device policy at all or have not fully implemented the policy they have in place, according to a survey of 1,100 IT security pros who are members of the LinkedIn Information Security Community.
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While reluctant to embrace BYOD at first due to support and security concerns, a number of state and local governments have begun to allow employees to bring personal devices to work.
Application management will become the focus of enterprise mobility management as solutions shift away from device management, fueled by the BYOD trend, predicts ABI Research senior analyst Jason McNicol.