Mobile Devices

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Data breaches, security bugs bad news for IT security pros, good news for PKI vendors

While data breaches and security bugs like Heartbleed are bad news for CISOs and IT security managers, they are apparently good news for PKI vendors and the digital certificates market.

FierceMobileIT webinar explores how to secure your mobile workforce

Mobility can open up the firm to security threats, such as lost or stolen devices with corporate data on-board or malware infection from an insecure app. To help enterprises cope with the security challenge posed by BYOD and mobility, FierceMobileIT is bringing together a panel of experts for a July 24 webinar at 1 pm ET covering the topic.

US mobile commerce sales soar 19-fold

U.S. mobile commerce sales are exploding, soaring 19-fold from 2010 to 2013, according to the Custora E-commerce Pulse Mobile Report.

Ryanair joins the ranks of the big boys by offering mobile boarding passes

Low-cost Irish airline Ryanair has joined the ranks of airlines offering mobile boarding passes. On Monday, it launched a mobile app for Android phones and iPhones that enables passengers to use their smartphones as boarding passes.

Spotlight: Encryption foiled law enforcement's wiretap efforts in 9 cases last year

Encryption foiled attempts by state law enforcement to wiretap criminal suspects' communications in nine cases last year, according to the U.S. Courts system's annual report on wiretapping to the U.S. Congress.

BYOD complicates data discovery process for companies

Bring-your-own-device efforts are complicating the process of preserving data for legal or regulatory discovery, and many executives are worried that they will not be able to meet data discovery mandates.

Mobile device usage in-flight slow to take off

Despite a Federal Aviation Administration ruling allowing the use of personal electronic devices throughout flights, a majority of airline passengers still don't, according to a new study.

Google's Project Tango packs powerful 3D image sensor chips in mobile devices

Project Tango comes with a truckload of cool benefits for the user including 3D scanning, indoor navigation and immersive gaming. But you know it's also going to be reporting on your actions too. 

Employers: 'BYOD' means you're on 'your own'

It's no surprise that a growing number of organizations are allowing BYOD practices. But along with that acceptance is a firm stand that the employee is then on his own, new research confirms.

Are Supremes changing the mobile landscape?

The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued two rulings that could change the mobile landscape.