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3 steps to a more secure BYOD program

Despite all the warnings in the tech media about Bring-Your-Own-Device, or BYOD, security risks, a minority of organizations have implemented policies or processes to address BYOD, a new study finds.

Employees holding European firms back from BYOD

While mobile device penetration in Europe is high, European firms remain reluctant to allow BYOD. Surprising, employees are the ones holding back BYOD.

Security worries hold firms back from embracing mobility

Security worries continue to hold enterprises back from embracing mobility, according to a survey of 3,500 IT decision makers in 15 countries by Wakefield Research and commissioned by HP.

Firms turn blind-eye to BYOD policy

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.

FierceCIO webinar explores consumerization and the role of the CIO

For insights on what consumerization in IT means to you, we invite you to join the FierceCIO webinar on "Consumerization and the CIO" to be held July 29, at 2 p.m. EST.

When to hire--and forgive--a CISO

A growing awareness of cyber threats has many organizations adding the role of chief security officer or chief information security officer. Bob West shares his thoughts on when you need one, and what you should hold them accountable for.

News Scan: Tech layoffs now total over 50,000 in 2014; IT needs to guarantee remote and flexible work access; more

The top news stories for July 18, 2014.

State of data security: Report finds finance, manufacturing, education more prone to phishing attacks

The newly released ForeScout State of IT Cyber Defense Report, based on independent research conducted by IDG Connect surveying 1600 IT information security decision-makers, reveals the nature and extent of the security threats and defense maturity in the finance, manufacturing, healthcare, education and retail sectors in the U.S., U.K., Austria, Germany and Switzerland.

News Scan: U.S. extends lead as top malware nation; Wearable tech needs to be fashionable; More

The top news stories for July 16, 2014.

Flaws in Web-based password managers could allow undetectable theft of passwords

Security weaknesses discovered in some Web-based password managers could potentially allow  an attacker to steal passwords with no outward sign that anything is amiss.