Mobile Technology News

Enterprise mobile technology is becoming essential in today's increasingly connected world. A deep understanding mobile and wireless technology is crucial for unlocking its tremendous potential. Read the latest in mobile technology and wireless news below:

While IT sweats BYOD policies, users reject them

Two recent reports show that neither users nor IT are particularly comfortable with BYOD as it stands today. And while IT is working to refine these policies, users are likely to ignore them. 

Snapchat’s reminder: Nothing engineered is truly secure

There’s another sleazy leak of photos online. With thousands of photos hacked from Snapchat, let this be a reminder: Once data leaves your control, it’s never really secure. 

Mobile malware infects users, then goes after contacts

A revamped version of recently discovered mobile malware pulls out all the stops: It uses multiple methods of attack, spreads rapidly to users’ contact lists via text messages and disguises itself well. Here’s what to watch out for. 

Lawsuit: Did company spy on former user’s iPhone?

When an employee links a personal account to a company iPhone, who is responsible for removing it when the user leaves the company? A court recently weighed in.

Rounding up mobile threats: Android vulnerable, millions of devices infected

While the media at large focuses on Apple’s iOS 8, new iPhones and smart watches, there’s been some bad news on the mobile security front yet again. Some highlights: A major Android flaw, and news that 15 million devices could be infected with mobile malware.

Mobility boosts productivity, users foot the bill

A recent survey by Sage shows small and mid-size businesses mostly agree that a mobile workforce can improve productivity. These companies aren’t always footing the bill for these devices, however. 

Compromising photos leaked: What it means for your users

An alarming gap in security seems to be to blame for private photos of celebrities leaking online. Apple’s claiming the problem has been fixed, but many remain skeptical and are wondering how it was allowed to happen in the first place. 

Court shifts BYOD responsibility: What it means for you

A California court has made a controversial ruling on BYOD programs that could leave companies struggling to cover a new, unforeseen cost. 

Yet another Android vulnerability: Keeping devices safe

No phone or desktop operating system will ever be 100% secure. But yet another Android flaw affecting a majority of its devices has been discovered, once again causing users to question its security. 

Mobile and the cloud: Where does IT stand today?

IT sometimes gets so lost in the down-and-dirty details of day-to-day operations that it can lose sight of what the competition is up to and where your colleagues stand. With that in mind, Spiceworks put out its annual all-things-IT report. Huge this year: the cloud and mobile, as always.