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Slack moves to integrate with EMM for enterprise security

Slack will allow corporate admins to integrate its collaboration service with 21 different enterprise mobility management software platforms, enabling greater security, provisioning and management features through familiar software...

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Android vs iOS: Which is more secure?

While all mobile devices have inherent security risks, Android has more vulnerabilities because of its inherent open-source nature, the slow pace with which users update the OS and a lack of proper app vetting.

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MDM comparison: VMware AirWatch vs. IBM Maas360

Real-world users of mobile device management systems weigh in on two big players in the market: VMware AirWatch and IBM MaaS360.

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Choosing EMM software as an add-on may soon be unnecessary

Enterprise mobility management is quickly becoming just another set of tools in a larger software bundle offered by big-name vendors -- leaving IT managers to decide whether to even consider independent software providers.

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How to expose flaws in custom-built mobile apps

As companies move toward a mobile-first strategy, more and more are developing apps in-house -- and unwittingly exposing themselves to cybersecurity flaws. Here's how to avoid that problem.

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What's the difference between MDM, MAM, EMM and UEM?

While BYOD made it easier for employees to get their jobs done anywhere, anytime, keeping company data safe requires serious management. Here's how to pick between Mobile Application Management and Mobile Device Management.

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Microsoft consolidates its mobile management tools under Azure

Microsoft has migrated its Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) admin consoles to the Azure web-service portal, bolstering corporate mobility management efforts.

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Beyond MDM: Today's EMM suites add sophisticated capabilities

Enterprise mobility management tools are evolving far past their mobile device management roots. New features include better analytics, integration with Office 365, mobile identity management -- and preparing for the internet of...

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Q&A: How TiVo’s CIO manages disparate mobile platforms

Tivo CIO Steve Palmucci faces a disparate set of mobile platforms to secure and manage and, while he's managed that so far, he also has a wish list of features that could unite his mobile and desktop environments under one umbrella.

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Mingis on Tech: The alphabet soup of mobile device management

Do you know your MDM from MAM and EMM? It's all about BYOD, and how companies can keep data safe while making it easier for workers to be productive with their own devices.

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Mingis on Tech: The alphabet soup of mobile device management

Do you know your MDM from MAM and EMM? It's all about BYOD, and how companies can keep data safe while making it easier for workers to be productive with their own devices.

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How Windows 10 changes enterprise mobility management

Since its launch, Windows 10 has forced enterprises to rethink how they manage their PC and mobile environments. But even with useful built-in tools, the OS still leans on third-party MDM tool sets.

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The top 5 mobile security threats

When mixing personal and professional tasks on your smartphone, it's inevitable that someone is going to accidentally stumble onto malware. The SANS Institute's Chris Crowley has some advice on how to avoid trouble.

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Why mobile apps management trumps a traditional BYOD strategy

Most employees don’t get corporate-approved smartphones or tablets, and policies that include wiping personal devices of data have a “chilling effect” that courts civil lawsuits. So companies should focus on managing a specific set of...

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Get ready for the coming business travel crisis

Companies face two impending risks to corporate data: a potential mobile device ban on air flights and the ongoing possibility that data could be exposed during border crossings.

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BlackBerry counts on cars to reverse decline in revenue

BlackBerry reported another quarter of losses and declining revenue, but CEO John Chen said that the company will break even next quarter, its first since quitting the smartphone business.

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Citrix is building your workspace of the future

Citrix CEO Kirill Tatarinov – one year after taking over from long-time leader Mark Templeton – is working to show how all the company’s pieces play together in making Citrix the focal point of the ‘workspace of the future’ for nimble...

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IBM MaaS360 delivers powerful, easy-to-use mobility management

Fiberlink MaaS360 won our Clear Choice test of mobile device management tools in 2011. IBM bought Fiberlink in 2013, so we wanted to see how the product has evolved over the years.

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