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When it comes to BYOD programs, you've been reading for months about the need to keep things safe, and keep things sound. Now you're being told to keep everyone happy as well.
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As businesses continue to move toward a more mobile-centric workflow, many CIOs will be forced to adapt or run the risk of losing their job. Re search from Forrester commissioned by data protection specialist Druva predicted that 20 percent of CIOs in regulated industries would be fired by 2016 if they did not institute a sound information governance policy.
IT professionals are being pulled in different directions when it comes to mobility. Many are worried about the security and compliance issues that mobility raises, yet many want the productivity benefits that mobility promises.
As companies struggle to manage and secure BYOD devices, they are increasingly turning to cloud computing as a solution.
Security remains a concern for companies considering or implementing a BYOD program. One solution to improve the security of mobile devices is biometrics, the use of human characteristics, such as fingerprints, for identification.
Companies wanting to spruce up their corporate wellness programs may find the answer in a new mobile health, or mHealth, product called the Activity Kit Health Solution.
Microsoft has updated its cloud-based device management service, adding new mobile application management capabilties and a number of data security features designed to improve usability for the enterprise, according to a blog by the Microsoft Intune Team.
A full 73 percent of C-suite executives and IT pros say that BYOD presents the greatest security risk to their enterprise, according to a survey by computer accessories firm Kensington.