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  • ​Deakin University overhauls network

    Melbourne’s Deakin University has overhauled its campus-wide wireless network to overcome performance issues for 52,000 students and 5,000 staff using multiple mobile devices.

    Written by Byron Connolly10 Nov. 15 16:41
  • Social media essentials: what works and why

    In the free-wheeling world of social media, where people chat in nano-seconds, finding your authentic voice is a challenge. Learn how to you engage with your chosen tribe.

    Written by Shahida Sweeney28 Jan. 15 12:13
  • Tablet users more engaged with online banking

    Online bank ING Direct has found that customers who use a tablet device to access its services are likely to be more engaged, with higher savings balances and more products than non-tablet users.

    Written by Byron Connolly16 Sept. 14 10:34
  • Tablets, Mobile Malware Heighten BYOD Security Concerns

    With the increased popularity of powerful tablets and the rise in mobile malware, it's no surprise that Forrester research released today shows that IT managers feel uneasy about BYOD.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige19 Nov. 13 21:54
  • 6 tips to help you manage shadow IT

    IT, mobile and security experts offer advice on how to minimise the risks associated with third-party apps and services as well as with employees using their mobile devices in the workplace.

    Written by Jennifer Lonoff Schiff13 Nov. 13 14:26
  • BYOD's Battle Royale Pits IT vs. Employee

    IT departments want to control the devices employees bring into the workplace. Employees say, 'my device, my rules.' It's an epic battle that promises to rage on, but who's winning right now? Check out this infographic for a BYOD scorecard.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige06 Nov. 13 14:39
  • Unlocking Mobile Devices Could Give BYOD a Boost

    As consumers (and workers) grow increasingly dependent on mobile devices and BYOD becomes more prevalent in the enterprise, the Obama administration is asking federal regulators to require carriers to unlock devices upon request, making them available on other networks.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin19 Sept. 13 14:00
  • Are businesses rushing to BYOD too quickly?

    A survey of IT executives and IT pros paints a disturbing picture of BYOD. That picture includes a lack of confidence in compliance with federally mandated regulations, a fear that sensitive data is at risk and uncertainty about the overall effectiveness of BYOD.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige30 July 13 18:20
  • Are federal agency workers going rogue with personal devices?

    Federal agencies continue to struggle with the question of whether to allow employees to use their personal smartphones and tablets at work under so-called bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies, according to a survey out this month from the organization Telework Exchange.

    Written by Ellen Messmer22 Jan. 13 21:15
  • HTC breach a reminder on mobile security

    It's hardly the kind of thing any company wants attached to its name, but HTC's rapid acknowledgment of confessed "serious" security exploit, discovered and published this week by security researchers, may ultimately help deflect criticisms and will, regardless, serve as a valuable reminder to CSOs that mobile devices represent a new and still-evolving security threat within the enterprise.

    Written by David Braue07 Oct. 11 15:58