Intego announces first-ever iPhone malware scanner – really? July 12, 2011 11:49 AM ET Gregg Keizer – COMPUTERWORLD http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9218339/Mac_security_firm_ships_first_ever_iPhone_malware_scanner Follow up on my previous post on the new security flaw discovered in Apple’s iPhone and iPad – see http://bringyourownit.com/2011/07/07/oops-there-is-a-bug-in-my-apple/ With impeccable timing, this morning Intego announded the availability of the “first-ever iPhone malware scanner”. Sure…Read More
The new security hole found in iPhones and iPads reminds us that no platform is immune to security threats and that there is in fact a need for mobile security software for Apple products. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303365804576431541102701136.html Here we go. As it turns out Apple mobile operating system is not so secure after all. While it is…Read More
There’s always two-sides to a story. Which do you agree with? Key into the first in a series of lively “Beerside Chats” — this one between Cesare Garlati, Director, Consumerization & Patrick Wheeler Mobile PMM as they debate the issues surrounding security, innovation & growth of mobile apps for the Enterprise. Which is best iPhone or…Read More
Rather than resist it, organizations should embrace Consumerization to unlock its business potential. This requires a strategic approach, flexible policies and appropriate security and management tools. The Consumerization of IT is the single most influential technology trend of this decade. Companies are already well aware of it, as they wrestle with the growing influx and…Read More
For all its hype iCloud does not represent a fundamentally new problem. Employees are already bringing personal devices to work and wanting to use them in their jobs, and these unmanaged devices are mixing personal and corporate data on a system that is outside the control of the security and IT teams.
Apple’s announcement last week of the new iCloud service has generated a lot of buzz, and a lot of questions from IT directors and secadmins.
IT vs. Consumers. Control vs. Freedom. Will work-life/personal-life separation technologies – whether “walled garden” or mobile virtualization platforms – yield significant Enterprise adoption? In the Gartner research report: “Four Architectural Approaches to Limit Business Risk on Consumer Smartphones and Tablets” (Publication Date: 15 December 2010), the authors – John Girard and Ken Dulaney – caution…Read More
iPass just published the latest edition of the Global Mobile Workforce Report. Along with the usual great insights on mobile device penetration (now 98%) and mobile applications usage, this time the iPass survey reveals some more personal habits with regard to the use of mobile technology – including its use in the bedroom.
I recently had an interesting chat with the operator of our snack vending machine while making a coffee in the kitchen. She was restocking our machine and had her iPad sitting on the table. In their 2 person company they now have 2 iPads and a PC. They do their inventory control and tracking while onsite at customer premises via the iPad.