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Accellion, Box, Citrix and Syncplicity are top EFSS vendors, says Gartner

Accellion, Box, Citrix and Syncplicity are the leading vendors in the enterprise file sync and sharing market, according to the latest Gartner Magic Quadrant report.

Good enables BYOD firms to distinguish between personal, corporate data use

The issue of company reimbursement of BYOD expenses is expected to become a hot issue going forward as more states follow California's lead and require reimbursement for work-related expenses.Good Technology is stepping in to help by launching its Enterprise Split Billing service, which enables companies to move behind "blind BYOD stipend or reimbursement programs."

Does the smartphone 'kill switch' work to deter theft?

According to phone-theft data collected by the Wall Street Journal, the smartphone "kill switch" doesn't necessarily deter theft. In Seattle, for example, iPhone thefts jump more than 30 percent in the year after the kill switch technology was introduced.

NIST-backed center develops guide for healthcare firms to secure patient data on mobile devices

To help with that task of securing mobile healthcare data, the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence has put together a draft guide for businesses and other healthcare organization on how to improve mobile data security using commercially available and open source tools.

US Department of Defense approves security technology on BlackBerry smartphones

BlackBerry, which is hoping to pick up more customers in highly regulated industries, just received the U.S. Department of Defense stamp of approval for the derived Public Key Infrastructure credentials on its BlackBerry operating system and BlackBerry 10 smartphones.

Kony expands app developer tools with latest MBaaS product

Kony has updated its Kony MobileFabric mobile Backend-as-a-Service product to give developers the ability to use any open mobile developer framework and tool to deliver secure enterprise mobile apps.

Despite troubles, Qualcomm ponies up money for cloud-based BYOD startup

As rumors swirl about possible layoffs at Qualcomm, the chip maker is moving ahead with an investment in mobile startup Workspot.

MobileIron integrates Pradeo app security service into EMM platform

MobileIron and France-based Pradeo have formed a partnership to strengthen the security of mobile apps in the enterprise. With the partnership, MobileIron customers can now use Pradeo's CheckMyApps Service to conduct security checks on the mobile apps installed on their mobile device fleet.

Farming may become biggest market for commercial drones

Farmers are looking to use drones to save time, money and manpower. The Federal Aviation Administration, still working on official drone regulation, has granted over 50 exemptoins for farm-related operations so far this year. 

Spotlight: Blackphone maker integrates devices, software with SOTI EMM platform

Silent Circle, the maker of the secure Blackphone, has completed the integration of its secure mobile devices and software with SOTI's enterprise mobility management platform.