In an apparent effort to encourage employees to go around their IT admin, Samsung is making its KNOX mobile security platform available for free directly to enterprise users who have a Samsung Galaxy S5 or a Samsung Note 4 and have access to a Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync account, the company announced on its blog.
Simply wiping things clean may work wonders for your kitches appliances, but it is a crude--at best--policy for mobile device security.
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Containerization, which separates corporate and personal data on a BYOD device, is one approach that enterprises are taking to provide security in a BYOD environment. But is it the best approach to BYOD security?
Much of the concern among IT departments about BYOD has focused on the security risks and support costs. But what about the effect of those employee-owned devices on the network?
A new study reveals that when it comes to doling out better patient care, mobile devices are just what the doctor ordered, according to the nation's nurses.
As companies become more comfortable with using the cloud, alternative collaboration platforms to the established powerhouses, such as SharePoint, will become more competitive. Will Kelly of TechRepublic took a look at Huddle, one such challenger, and the advantages it has over its competitors.
Although 4G LTE networks promise much faster mobile broadband speeds, they could also open up enterprises to increased security risks, warns Martin Nuss, chief technology officer at Vitesse Semiconductor.
Many firms do not have mobile application security expertise and remain vulnerable to insecure mobile apps downloaded by employees, warns Dionisio Zumerle, principal research analyst at Gartner.
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