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Telefonica, TeleSign partner on mobile identity services for enterprises

Spanish telecom provider Telefonica and mobile identity firm TeleSign are partnering to offer enterprises and service providers a suite of services to address mobile authentication and fraud prevention.

Spotlight: BlackBerry beefs up security on its WatchDox file sync and sharing product

BlackBerry introduced Wednesday updates to its WatchDox file sync and sharing product that improves content management and security for BlackBerry 10, iOS and Android devices.

Many Apple devices in the enterprise are poorly secured, unmanaged

The latest news to challenge the security bona fides of Apple devices is a survey of 2,249 U.S. workers by Dimensional Research and released Monday by Centrify. The survey found management and security shortcomings when it comes to Apple device use in the enterprise.

'Quicksand' vulnerability in iOS could put enterprise data at risk

Enterprise mobile app security company Appthority uncovered a zero-day vulnerability called "Quicksand" within Apple's iOS that could pose data security problems for companies using mobile device management platforms.

Energy, utilities and waste treatment sectors lead way in mobile-only workforce, says Okta

While the energy, utilities and waste treatment sectors are generally considered conservative when it comes to IT, in fact those sectors lead other industries in the percentage of users logging in to work only with mobile devices.

Intel unveils security bracelet that unlocks the wearer's computer

Intel unveiled Tuesday at its developers' forum a wearable specifically designed for the enterprise – a security bracelet that authenticates the wearer and unlocks his or her computer.

Blackphone 2, set to release in September, now available for pre-order

Blackphone 2, the newest iteration of the secure smartphone from Silent Circle, will be released in September and is currently available for pre-order. 

Android Marshmallow: Let the roasting begin

It's Marshmallow. What is marshmallow, you may ask? It is the name Google has given to its latest Android operating system (previously known as "M" or "6.0" if you prefer numbers).

Kyocera launches ultra-rugged DuraForce phone in Canada

Japan's Kyocera Communications has launched an ultra-rugged DuraForce 4G LTE Android phone for use by Canadian enterprises using the Canadian wireless provider TELUS's network.

Strong growth seen in bifurcating EMM market, says VDC

The enterprise mobility management market grew at a healthy 17.7 percent compound annual growth rate in 2014. However, competition has prompted a consolidation in the EMM market, with a clear division emerging between Tier 1 vendors and the rest of the market, according to a recent analysis by VDC Research.