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Mobility is no longer a nice-to-have for enterprises

Mobility is no longer a nice-to-have for enterprises; it is becoming integral to providing connectivity to employees.

Texas bank tests BYOD waters by offering corporate email access using personal devices

Financial institutions generally are reluctant to implement a BYOD program because they operate in a highly regulated industry. First State Bank of Bedias in Texas decided to test the BYOD waters by offering corporate email access to personally owned devices.

Security 'not the norm' for IoT devices, warns ABI

As enterprises increasingly deploy Internet of Things devices to improve efficiency while reducing costs, the security of all of these ends points will become a challenge for IT departments. Unfortunately, secure product development is "not the norm for connected things," warns ABI Research.

Apple Pay to launch Oct. 18, according to leaked Walgreens memo

Apple Pay, Cupertino's foray into mobile payments, is expected to launch Oct. 18, according to a leaked Walgreens internal memo obtained by MacRumors.

Tablets become indispensable tools for doctors in hospitals

Tablets are becoming indispensable tools for doctors as they make their hospital rounds, writes Brian Horowitz in a Tech Page One article.

Enterprises worry when employees bring their own (insecure) network

While BYOD has received a lot of press over the years, bring your own network (BYON) has pretty much flown under the radar. But BYON, which is a derivative of BYOD, poses significant security risks to the enterprise, warns Sarah Lahav, CEO of IT service management firm SysAid.

Enterprises sacrifice security for efficiency when it comes to mobility

More than half of enterprises and employees regularly sacrifice security to efficiency and productivity benefits when it comes to mobile connectivity, according to a survey of 618 IT practitioners by The Ponemon Institute on behalf of Raytheon.

Super secret DoD network goes mobile

The Department of Defense (DoD) is working on mobilizing its highly classified SIPRNet network so that soldiers in the field can use smartphones to send and receive classified information securely, according to Acting DoD CIO Terry Halvorsen.

AirWatch, Citrix, Good Technology, IBM, MobileIron and SAP are EMM market leaders, says IDC

AirWatch, Citrix, Good Technology, IBM, MobileIron and SAP are "leaders" in the enterprise mobility management market, according to the latest IDC MarketScape report.

Security concerns continue to hold back mobile payments

For Apple Pay and other mobile payments products, the task is to overcome consumer reluctance to use mobile payments because of security concerns.