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More Than 60 Percent Of Enteprises Allow BYOD: Report

More than 6 out of 10 companies (64 percent) allow employees to bring their own devices (BYOD) into the workplace, with the majority of these citing improved productivity as the main driver, according to a new survey. For 58 percent of these companies, they allow a mix of corporate-liable and individual-liable devices. A full third of companies still strictly mandate … Read more

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That Really Cool App You Put on Your Smart Phone is Probably Collecting All Sorts of Information – and You Don’t Even Know It

A few weeks ago I warned that mobile applications may not behave the way that users expect them to. (See “App Happy Downloaders May Get More Than They Expect.”) As a follow-up to that post, I talked more in-depth with Domingo Guerra, president and co-founder of Appthority. Guerra’s company has analyzed hundreds of thousands of mobile apps to discover what … Read more

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Mobile Device Security Expert Q&A Part I:
Where BYOD (bring your own device) policy goes wrong

This is the first of a two-part Q&A on mobile device security with Kevin Johnson, a security consultant and founder of Secure Ideas. As a SANS instructor, he teaches courses in Mobile Device Security, as well as penetration testing. Kevin is on the Advisory Council of the first Mobile Device Security Summit, to be held March 12-13 in Nashville, Tenn., … Read more

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