Mobile Device Management (MDM)

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Corporate IT: Beware the dating apps on your users' phones

Common vulnerabilities could be putting your company's data up for grabs

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MobileIron seeks to secure corporate data on personal clouds

MobileIron today will release an update to its Content Security Service that seeks to protect corporate data that may have found its way to personal clouds.

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Samsung and Good combine products to boost Android's enterprise cred

Samsung Electronics and Good Technology hope to get more enterprises to use Android-based smartphones and tablets with the help of a joint offering designed to protect the OS, applications and data.

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Good touts smartphone management for $3 per user per month

Good Technology is hoping its cloud-based Management Suite will help IT departments that don't want to rely on multiple vendors' products to manage the various phones and tablets employees bring to work.

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Blackphone super-secure communications app had serious flaw

The SilentText secure messaging application bundled with Blackphone had a serious vulnerability that would have allowed attackers to decrypt messages, read contact information, gather location data and even execute malicious code on...

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Report: Border patrol drone effort spends hundreds of millions on nothing

A scathing report from the DHS accuses the U.S. border patrol of wasting more than $240 million on Predator drones with such bad planning it often lacked places to land, equipment to fix them or bad guys to catch.

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Box unveils a new partner program to boost customer trust

Today Box introduced Box Trust, a partner program to certify solutions that are guaranteed to work with the cloud sync-and-store product.

IBM fixes flaw in Endpoint Manager for mobile device management

A vulnerability in the IBM Endpoint Manager for mobile devices could let attackers execute malicious code on corporate servers used to manage devices.

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Thieves may regret stealing HP's Elitebook Folio 1020 laptops

Data from the 12.5-inch Elitebook Folio 1020 models can be wiped in case of theft

Managing BYOD expenses: How to get it right

BYOD programs haven't always saved money. But, handled correctly, they can.

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Okta Developer Edition brings identity to the masses

At this week's Oktane '14 event, Okta CEO Todd McKinnon will introduce expanded features to the company's identity platform, as well as a platform for developers.

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Security bug leaves iPhones open to fake app attack

Security researchers have discovered a vulnerability in iPhones and iPads that allows attackers to install fake apps that take the place of legitimate ones.

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HP's BYOD service protects mobile devices and PCs

Hewlett-Packard wants to make BYOD easier for small businesses through a new cloud-based service to manage and protect mobile devices and PCs.

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Sencha's Space melds desktop and smartphone management

Sencha, best known for its cross-platform development tools, has designs on the management market with Space.

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Office 365 is getting management features for iOS, Android and Windows Phone

The upgrade will be available during the first quarter next year

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BlackBerry Passport sells out; CEO foresees profitability in 2015

BlackBerry's new qwerty Passport smartphone quickly sold out just hours after going on sale online, with another 200,000 back orders waiting in line, BlackBerry CEO John Chen said in an earnings call.

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BlackBerry goes for qwerty keyboard, again, with Passport smartphone

BlackBerry announced its Passport smartphone today and bet large that there are users who will want a qwerty physical keyboard with a wider, square, 4.5-in. display.

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Fiberlink wipes one smartphone or tablet every three minutes

A study of 130,000 devices managed by Fiberlink’s MaaS360 showed that 450 mobile devices are wiped every day as part of a corporate security policies. That's about one device every three minutes.

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