Mobility is no longer a nice-to-have for enterprises; it is becoming integral to providing connectivity to employees.
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.
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, Cupertino's foray into mobile payments, is expected to launch Oct. 18, according to a leaked Walgreens internal memo obtained by MacRumors.
Tablets are becoming indispensable tools for doctors as they make their hospital rounds, writes Brian Horowitz in a Tech Page One article.
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.
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.
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 "leaders" in the enterprise mobility management market, according to the latest IDC MarketScape report.
For Apple Pay and other mobile payments products, the task is to overcome consumer reluctance to use mobile payments because of security concerns.