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Apple crushing it in the enterprise

Led by the popularity of its iPhone 6 phones, Apple's iOS devices are dominating mobile device activations in the enterprise, according to data compiled by Good Technology from its enterprise mobility platform.

Wearables in the enterprise: Think Microsoft's HoloLens, not Apple Watch

While many IT departments are dreading the flood of personal wearables into the workplace, it's a worry they probably won't need to address for many years. More immediately, wearables will come into the enterprise as devices specifically built for that environment. Think Microsoft's HoloLens, not Apple Watch.

Mobile startup shakes up staid legal contract world

Shake, a New York-based startup that provides a mobile legal technology platform for freelancers and small businesses, is now targeting enterprises with its Shake Pro product unveiled on Wednesday.

Mobile spyware running rampant in corporate America

If you are an enterprise with at least 2,000 mobile devices on your network, there is a 50:50 chance that you have at least six of those devices infected with malware that can spy on your network.

Enterprise mobility requires capital investment to be successful

While many enterprises see BYOD programs as a money saver, to be successful, a mobility program, whether BYOD or corporate-owned, needs substantial capital investment, argued tech writer Kapila Gidwani in a  CloudTweaks  article.

Regulated industries struggle with challenge of BYOD security

IT departments in regulated industries, such as financial services, struggle with the risks introduced by allowing employees to bring their own devices.

Dropbox appeals to more BYOD users with new extension for iOS 8

In its latest version, Dropbox has added a new action extension to iOS 8 that enable users to save files directly to the cloud storage service from any iOS app. With this capability already available on Android devices, Dropbox is appealing to more BYOD users with this move.

3 strategies to lessen BYOD security risks

While BYOD continues to be a security thorn in the side of enterprises, there are steps IT can take to reduce the risks. Here are three strategies that IT can use to secure BYOD devices and apps.

Unsecured corporate data access often the downfall of BYOD programs

Access to corporate data is a key for workers to get their jobs done. But it also can be the Achilles heel for companies with BYOD programs.

IT looking for the wrong things when it comes to mobile security

With the influx of personally owned mobile devices into the enterprise, IT departments need to be on guard against jailbroken and rooted devices and malicious apps from foreign countries like China and Russia. Right? Wrong.