While the best of us remain pondering about a good new year's resolution, Small & Medium Business leadership seem to have theirs all figured out. Based on the NPD Group's latest report, businesses with 1,000 employees (or less) plan to invest in tablets in a big way over the next twelve months. And this isn't a trend among few; roughly three quarters (73%) of SMBs are on-board.
In recent months, I have heard and read the term Mobile Device Management many times whenever the topic of Smartphones (specifically iPhones and Androids in the corporate environment) is brought up. Discussion drifts towards the ever increasing need to get a grip on the consumerization and proliferation of Smartphones. The goal today is to offer some perspective on the meaning of “Mobile Device Management” (MDM) and how MDM and security intersect.
The MaaSters Center is pleased to welcome Maribel Lopez from Lopez Research as a member and contributor. Maribel will provide her insights and commentary on the rapidly changing Mobile Landscape in a series focused on the challenges faced by IT departments, the importance of Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM), and which functions are important when choosing an EMM solution.
Microsoft released this week information about an issue in their OS that has made hundreds of applications that run on Windows vulnerable to attack.
As you know from reading this blog, I work for Fiberlink, a company that operates a “Mobility-as-a-Service” platform called MaaS360. The marketing tag line for this platform is “See. Know. Go.”
Remember the days of investment bankers and investors carrying around the Blackberry 850 that looked more pager than the start of today’s smart phone craze?
In our previous posts we surveyed regulations and standards with provisions that apply specifically to endpoints, and looked at the Information Security Handbook from the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) for guidance on best practices.
In our previous post we surveyed several regulations and standards with provisions that apply specifically to endpoints.