Employees bringing Google Glass into the enterprise could pose more security and privacy risks than employees with their smartphones and tablets, explained Sharon Anolik, president and founder of Privacy Panacea.
The relationship between security and privacy in a BYOD environment is like an "interpretative dance," explains Constantine Karbaliotis, Americas privacy leader for consultancy Mercer.
Mobility is causing a shift in power within the enterprise away from IT, resulting in heightened concerns about the privacy and security risks introduced by mobile devices.
Nearly 10 million smart glasses will be shipped from 2012 to 2016, a majority of units shipped in 2016, forecasts IHS Research.
Microsoft is beefing up the security updating process for apps on its Windows Store, the app marketplace for tablets and computers running Windows 8 and Windows RT.
Not only will Google Glass not join its Android cousins in flooding the enterprises, it will likely be banned from many workplaces over legal liabilities and security concerns.
The integration of near-field communication technology and cloud-based systems in the mobile payments market poses security risks, warned Frost & Sullivan.
Firms in the Philippines are reluctant to embrace BYOD because of security and support cost concerns, according to a new report by ZDNet.
Ninety percent of U.S. employees who use a computer, tablet PC or smartphone at work feel their online privacy is threatened, but many persist with actions and attitudes that put their privacy and security at risk, according to a survey by nonprofit IT association ISACA.
The MDM market is red hot, spurred by the BYOD trend, and vendors are falling over each other to get products to the market. The latest product to tap into this market comes from cloud-infrastructure firm Perimeter E-Security.