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Spotlight: NIST offers free mobile app vetting tool

The National Institute of Standards and Technology released this week a free mobile app management vetting tool called AppVet.

News Scan: Data privacy and public distrust; Linux programmers in short supply; more

The top news stories for April 23, 2014.

IT study reveals depth of employees behaving badly

IT's naughty list requires reams of paper now as the vast majority of workers are now found quilty of some sort of acceptable use transgression at work.

News Scan: CIOs suffer strategic image problem; 19 million wearables to ship this year; more

The top news stories for April 22, 2014.

Taking BYOD from the cubicle to the conference room

BYOD programs are in place at most organizations today, and a growing number of companies are using BYOD to improve the quality of staff meetings.

News Scan: DATA Act passes Senate; 2013 a record year for mega breaches;

The top news stories for April 14, 2014.

Special Report: Making BYOD work

Chief information officers and enterprise IT departments face a myriad of challenges when allowing employees to bring their own mobile devices into the work environment. Issues related to management, support, security and access control abound.

News Scan: Mobile drives email use; Google beefs up Android security;

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for April 11, including the rise of the corporate email due to enterprise mobility, Google's attempt to safeguard independent apps, the ineffectiveness of mobile games when staying relevant, wireless making its way into European buildings and the explosion in indoor location installations.

Data threats and your staff: too many suspects

If you think you can trust your employees to have the company's data safety and security at heart, think again. Inside jobs account for an alarming percentage of data compromises at most organizations.

Is the cybersecurity skills shortage a national crisis?

Should the U.S. make the training and development of cyber security professionals a national priority? One security expert says absolutely!