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Mobile security pain overwhelms the enterprise

Mobile security pain overwhelms the enterprise

Mobile device security is the top source of pain for enterprise security managers interviewed for the most recent information security study. Encompassing the general shift from BlackBerry devices to a panoply of different devices owned by either the enterprise or its employees, this pain point includes general IT consumerization, employee expectations, mobile device management, and […]

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A quarter of enterprises aren’t dealing with BYOD

A quarter of enterprises aren’t dealing with BYOD

Sixty-eight percent (68%) of enterprises have dealt with the offshoot of IT consumerization; specifically, better mobile devices being available to the consumer market, by changing their security policies and associated technical safeguards to make some allowance for BYOD or ‘Bring Your Own Device’ to work. Specifically, 18% allow just email and 50% or half have […]

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VMware expands its endpoint reach into mobile with AirWatch acquisition

VMware expands its endpoint reach into mobile with AirWatch acquisition

Employees bringing their own devices to work (BYOD) and expecting email, application and file share access through corporate IT has led to incredible growth for mobile device management (MDM) platforms designed to help IT manage these devices and the way they access company resources. Late last month VMware took a ride on this explosive growth […]

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A Mobile Policy Disconnect

A Mobile Policy Disconnect

The current networking study showed us that enterprise networking managers see security as the primary issue in the support of mobile devices (21%) and that non-enterprise devices will be connected to the company’s systems environment at a growth rate of 74% over the next two years (as opposed to just a 48% increase in enterprise-issued […]

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Mobile Device Management Leads Security Management Technologies in Plan

Mobile Device Management Leads Security Management Technologies in Plan

Here at approximately the halfway point of the Wave 15 Information Security Study, through around 122 live interviews with security managers, a handful of security management technologies are emerging as leading 2012-2013 projects. Among these, security information and event management (SIEM) projects 9% short-term growth, event log management projects 6% of the same, and single […]

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Mobile Device Management Evolution Continues

Mobile Device Management Evolution Continues

For all the talk about “bring your own device” (BYOD) to work, and the consumerization of information technology in the workplace, it’s good to be able to put some perspective to the hype by talking with enterprise network and security managers about the problem. It’s clear that companies are struggling with a transition nicely outlined […]

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