Learn how your company can safeguard data in the age of Apple Picking, or theft of BYOD devices in highly populated areas.
As the BYOD trend becomes more prevalent in the workplace, the struggle to secure all data endpoints intensifies. Now more than ever, we must understand and plan around the most prevalent mobile security threats.
After each deployment, network administrators are quick to relish in the payoffs of the fusion between mobile device management (MDM) and network access control (NAC). As standalone offerings, NAC and MDM give contemporary IT the tools to solidify their network security and device management initiatives. Integrating NAC features into a MDM solution leaves IT with one of the most flexible approaches to securely support Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) programs in the enterprise.
Fiberlink is pleased to announce that we have been positioned as a Leader in the 2012 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile Device Management Software.We believe that Gartner Magic Quadrants have become one of the most influential research reports upon which IT buyers use for their evaluations and purchases. Fiberlink was positioned in the Leaders Quadrant based on completeness of vision and ability to execute.
Since its unveiling in 2007, the Google Android mobile operating system has become the best selling in the world. Four OS updates later, much of the mobile world remains in the dark with regard to what makes the platform so great. At yesterday's webinar, I made an attempt to string together the lesser-known facts about Android in hopes to give our viewers a chance to better understand of its security, management, and productivity benefits.
If you are one of millions who have downloaded the Android or iOS Facebook app to your smartphone or tablet, you may not "Like" this blog post. The privacy of your personal information—or that of your company—may be at stake. According to Gareth Wright, a mobile application developer, hackers can access the .plist file of your Facebook application with relative ease.
If your company has yet to implement a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policy, it is likely a plan in the works. And why not? For most organizations, the initial draw is reduced spending. With more employees bringing their iPhones, iPads, and Android devices to work there is no rush to acquire new hardware. And then there's the benevolent element; putting a smile on everyone's face. Employees who are bringing their devices are loving work more than ever now that they've severed ties with their desk.
Tablets and smartphones have become very popular among health practitioners and have redefined the doctor-patient relationship. While universities and hospitals are allocating budgets for developing medical applications for the iPads and iPhones, doctors and nurses are using them to keep track of patient records, discuss medical cases in online forums, view clinical data and issue prescriptions. The mobile technology has influenced the medical industry remarkably.
Smartphones, tablets, and notebooks--more recently ultrabooks--have enriched the mobility space and made it more complex. The influence of these mobile devices can be experienced everywhere: airports, shopping complexes, hospitals, museums, schools, colleges and also our workplaces. They've erased corporate boundaries but at the same time, they've raised many data security concerns.
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