The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Strong executive desire to use iPhones led the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities to start looking for solutions that would separate government from personal information.
By Hamish Barwick | 24 May, 2013 12:15
Despite the abundance of expert opinion, commentary and debate surrounding BYOD and mobile device use in the enterprise, there are still few clear answers to some of the biggest problems out there, according to a panel of experts that spoke at Interop.
By Jon Gold | 10 May, 2013 13:06
BYOD brings out the classic problem between control of corporate information and individual freedom. It kicks it up to a whole new level because the devices belong to the users, but at least some of the apps and information belong to the company and as such need protection and policy enforcement.
By Carlos Montero-Luque, chief technology officer, Apperian | 07 May, 2013 18:25
Mobile-device security startup Averail makes its debut today with its "containerization" software and service intended to give IT managers control over mobile-device apps and their content.
By Ellen Messmer | 09 April, 2013 05:15
The Department of Defense's inspector general has reposted and updated a report critical of the Army's shortcomings in handling cybersecurity for commercial mobile devices (CMD), with some changes to correct for what it says were mistakes.
By Ellen Messmer | 05 April, 2013 19:08
Even though companies such as Fiberlink make it easy to centralise the management and security of mobile devices of all shapes and sizes, that is no excuse for capitulating to the whims of the masses, to bolster your career by trying to be hip and trendy and au courant. If you allow progress here, next thing you know, the company will be asking you to enable business in the cloud. Where will it all end? So, before you take that fatal next step in allowing mobility, security, BYOD and user flexibility, carefully read these top 10 reasons why you don’t need mobile device management.