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:

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.

Users, IT clash on BYOD policies: 4 keys to fix it

There’s always been tension between users and IT when it comes to BYOD security. A new survey by Webroot shows where these two groups disagree and where they could find some common ground.

Secret Service issues security warning for mobile users

The U.S. Secret Service has sent out a security notice for public computer terminals – and sharing that information with road warriors could help you keep them and your company’s info safe. 

Mobile security could come down to location

An interesting patent granted to Apple this week could lead to a whole new way of securing mobile devices – a welcome change for businesses. 

Malicious WiFi networks could ensnare users

Free public WiFi is a godsend for users. It helps them avoid data caps and gives them faster browsing speeds. But a recent report shows how hackers could use it to automatically connect to devices.