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Remote-wipe BYOD policies have potential to backfire

Simply wiping things clean may work wonders for your kitches appliances, but it is a crude--at best--policy for mobile device security.

Adobe enables Android users to sign documents on the go

Contracts and other agreements just got a lot easier to sign, store and manage on the go. Adobe's e-signature app EchoSign, which allows users to sign legally binding contracts and agreements on iOS devices, is now available for Android users.

Is containerization the best approach to BYOD security?

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?

Never mind security, BYOD could disrupt networks

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?

4G LTE brings faster speeds, increased BYOD risks

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.

News Scan: BlackBerry beefs up BYOD bona fides; 5 tips to boost mobile marketing payoff; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Sept. 12, including the acquisition BlackBerry made to bolster security, 5 tips for adding value to mobile marketing, the move to secure the IoT, why one FCC official thinks Wi-Fi needs more unlicensed spectrum and the privacy concerns about a large portion of apps.

Workers take their sweet time reporting missing mobile devices

More than 38 percent of employees let up to two days pass before telling employers their mobile devices have been lost or stolen, according to Kaspersky Lab's IT Security Risks Survey 2014.

More mobile security challenges looming with Internet of Things

Enterprises face myriad security challenges from mobile devices, and it's only going to get worse with the Internet of Things, a panel of vendors warned at CTIA's Super Mobility Week.

News Scan: Google rolls out iOS Sync; Samsung beefs up Knox; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Sept. 11, including Google's new enterprise solution for Apple devices, Samsung's fortification of Knox with Centrify, the Gizmox rebrand to Reddo Mobility, an increase in the biometric technology on smartphones and how the Apple Watch will popularize the smart band.

Mobile workers reject enterprise file sync and sharing tools

Workers who use file sync and sharing tools to share corporate documents and access them through mobile devices are continuing to use consumer products in high numbers, despite the availability of enterprise-provided tools.