Mobile Device Management (MDM)

Mobile device management news, trends, analysis and practical advice

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Outlook for Android, iOS get enhanced management features

Microsoft updated its Outlook apps for iOS and Android to let system administrators have greater control over how employees use corporate email accounts.

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Dropbox for Business to get mobile management boost

Security remains a big concern for businesses considering cloud storage, but Dropbox hopes to further calm their fears by integrating its service with enterprise mobile management products.

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Mobile management on the rise, but many companies still at risk

There's a lot of confusion, disruption and even turbulence in the market for enterprise mobility management software, which is used to manage smartphones and tablets and the data and apps running on them.

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Even a factory reset in Android phones leaves user data behind

Resetting an Android phone to its factory state before getting rid of it often fails to properly wipe all sensitive user data.

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Software detects fake mobile, Wi-Fi networks

An Israeli company has developed a product it says can detect if a mobile device connects to a fake cellular base station or Wi-Fi access point, potentially protecting critical data from falling into the hands of hackers.

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CIO: Apple’s enterprise credentials continue to grow

Apple CEO, Tim Cook, isn’t just talking the talk when it comes to enterprise sales, his company continues to deliver...

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Samsung: New Galaxy phones are built for enterprise use

The South Korean company company is pitching the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge as popular, stylish -- and secure -- alternatives for businesspeople who might otherwise be thinking about iPhones.

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Microsoft applies 'freemium' tactic to mobile device management for Office 365

Microsoft today made good on a promise from last fall, adding several basic mobile device management tools to all commercial Office 365 subscriptions.

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Mobile security: iOS vs. Android vs. BlackBerry vs. Windows Phone

Google's Android for Work and Samsung's Knox promise serious security, but how do they stack up against Apple's iOS and the rest?

MDM features and functions compared

Use this comprehensive checklist to compare 10 of the leading mobile device management suites.

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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