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Spotlight: USDA moves ahead with BYOD despite security 'angst'

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is drafting a BYOD strategy, which our sister publication  FierceMobileGovernment  reported on.

Microsoft partners with Good to offer first containerized version of its Dynamics CRM mobile app

Microsoft is teaming with enterprise mobility management firm Good Technology to provide the first containerized version of its Dynamics customer relationship management mobile app.

TSF's desktop-as-a-service product targeted at mobile, remote workers

In an era of mobile and remote workers, The Sixth Flag has stepped up to the plate and offered a secure way to access corporate content remotely through the cloud.

Get rid of risky mobile app behaviors in your workplace

Bad behavior is not just an issue regarding employees. It can also be an issue with mobile apps coming into your workplace.

Microsoft inks deals to preinstall Office, other software on 11 manufacturers' devices

Microsoft has inked agreements with Samsung, Dell and nine other manufacturers to preinstall its Office software as well as its OneNote, OneDrive and Skype on Android devices.

Attackers could access patient data, install malware on vulnerable SAP mobile apps

An attacker could exploit vulnerabilities in SAP mobile medical apps to gain access to confidential patient information, warned security researchers at ERPScan in an advisory.

Recent court cases clarify some BYOD legal issues

A number of recent court cases have clarified some of the legal issues around BYOD, observed Amanda Towney, an associate at the law firm of DLA Piper.

Leaking apps, not malware, pose greatest mobile threat to enterprises, says NowSecure CEO

Leaky mobile apps, not mobile malware, pose the greatest mobile threat to the enterprise, according to Andrew Hoog, CEO of NowSecure, a maker of mobile app security testing products.

Employees use personal mobile devices to circumvent NCAA tourney viewing restrictions

Employees are using their personal mobile devices to "work around" restrictions that prevent the use of corporate laptops to watch streaming video of the NCAA basketball tournament games. This can open up the company to security threats and can impact network performance, according to a survey of more than 350 IT pros by IT staffing firm TEKsystems.

Enterprises have a mobile security blind spot, warns IBM

Enterprises large and small are at risk from insecure mobile apps and mobile malware, particularly those that allow employees to bring their own devices to work. To give IT tools to combat these threat, IBM is bringing together technology from two of its recent acquisitions--Fiberlink and Trusteer.