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:

Where BYOD policies fail: It comes down to users

Most workers today want to be able to work from their own mobile devices at least some of the time, yet security will still present a major problem. So what’s keeping BYOD programs from being effective? In short, it’s the users themselves. 

Heads up: Mobile security incidents are on the rise

Forget the Internet of Things. IT is still struggling to keep up with another, well-established threat: mobile security incidents. And research shows this one’s getting more and more costly. 

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.

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.

3 security trends that should be on your radar

There’s no shortage of cyber threats out there today − and no shortage of areas IT needs shore up its defenses. But a recent report highlights the three biggest threats to your systems in 2014 and beyond. 

Are mobile users second-class citizens for patches?

Apple recently released a fix for several vulnerabilities with an update to iOS 7.  But something about the way those updates were released isn’t sitting right with security-conscious users. 

Companies not ready for new technologies, survey says

While new technologies such as cloud computing, Big Data, mobile devices and social networks are catching on, businesses and IT departments are still trying to figure out the best ways to implement and manage them, according to a recent survey from The Open Group. 

Protecting smartphones from viruses and other attacks

There’s been a recent spike in attacks targeting Android smartphones. If any users in your company work on such a device, here are some steps you can take to protect them:

5 key steps for supporting remote users

Work is no longer done primarily in the office – employees must be productive on the go, at home, or while they travel. But they need IT’s help to stay connected.

Android now the preferred mobile platform for hackers

Malware targeting mobile devices is still a fraction of all cybercrime, but the threat level is growing, for one type of device in particular.