Android malware that can infiltrate corporate networks is spreading

Michael Kan, CSO, 10/5/16 DressCode has been found circulating in at least 3,000 Trojanized apps An Android malware is spreading across app stores, including Google Play, and has the capability of stealing sensitive files from corporate networks. DressCode, a family of Android malware, has been found circulating in at least 3,000 Trojanized apps, security firm Trend […]

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Posted on October 5, 2016 at 3:29 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Office for Android updated with Dropbox support

Tom Warren, The Verge, 11/24/14 Microsoft first unveiled its Dropbox support for mobile versions of Office earlier this month, but despite the iOS apps getting updated soon after, Android has lagged behind until this week. The latest update to Office Mobile for Android adds Dropbox as an online storage application, allowing Office users to save and […]

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Posted on November 24, 2014 at 9:46 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Managing BYOD starts with asset management

Adrian Bridgwater, The Register, 11/13/14 The prevalence of BYOD (bring your own device) activity across the enterprise landscape has seen every IT vendor worth its salt try to offer a solution to the problem of keeping employees’ mobile devices under control. There are several worthy options, such as CYOD (choose your own device) and managed […]

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Posted on November 13, 2014 at 8:58 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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HP’s BYOD service protects mobile devices and PCs

Agam Shah, ComputerWorld, 11/13/14 Hewlett-Packard wants to make BYOD (Bring your own device) easier for small businesses through a new cloud-based service to manage and protect mobile devices and PCs. The company’s Web-based Touchpoint Manager service, launched Monday, can remotely check the health of smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktops. It can also issue alerts and […]

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Posted on November 13, 2014 at 8:53 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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How mobile device management is taking on the BYOD challenge

Adrian Bridgwater, The Register, 11/13/14 Every IT manager worth his or her salt would really like to get hold of users’ physical devices to lock down security and manage privileges, protocols and permissions in the perpetual quest for control. This is not always possible. The situation has given rise to industry terminology such as mobile […]

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Posted on November 13, 2014 at 8:48 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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BYOD worries drove Apple-IBM deal — and a huge win for Apple

Barb Darrow, GigaOM, 7/17/14 If there was any doubt that IT worries over the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) issue were overblown, witness Wednesday’s news that IBM will sell and support Apple iOS devices in its big accounts and work with Apple to build enterprise applications for those devices. Now before you hyperventilate over this (too late?), let’s remember, […]

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Posted on July 17, 2014 at 8:06 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Why Mobile App Developers Turn to PaaS

Karen Tegan Padir, CMS Wire, 4/23/14 For better or worse, Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) will continue to pull business workflows into mobile and personal devices. Efforts to keep business functions in their traditional channels have largely failed and according to analysts, we should expect sharp double-digit growth to continue. This paints a picture of a much more […]

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Posted on April 23, 2014 at 1:26 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Heartbleed flaw affects mobile apps, too

Jaikumar Vijayan, ComputerWorld, 4/11/14 Many banking, mobile payment apps connect to servers vulnerable to OpenSSL flaw, says Trend Micro Android and IOS mobile applications are just as vulnerable to the Heartbleed bug as websites are, security vendor Trend Micro warned in a blog post on Thursday. Because of the threat, consumers should avoid making in-app […]

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Posted on April 11, 2014 at 5:18 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Got a mobile phone? Then you’ve got a Trojan problem too

Simon Rockman, The Register, 10/18/13 Something wonderful has happened: phones have got smart, but the bad news is they may open the door to those you don’t want to let in. Time was when getting software to run properly on your mobile phone was such a challenge that it was nigh on impossible for bad […]

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Posted on October 18, 2013 at 12:31 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Enterprise-Ready Mobile Platform For Business Sector

Mobile Tech News, 10/3/13 With LG GATE, on-the-go employees can conveniently utilize work resources from any location, while companies can better manage IT security and privacy. Designed to meet the demands of the fast-growing “bring your own device (BYOD) to the workplace” market, this innovative platform will launch first in the United States on the […]

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Posted on October 3, 2013 at 9:29 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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