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CrowdStrike: Best practices for mobile device security
The workforce is more reliant than ever on business-critical applications, which can access confidential information from multiple devices at any time and anywhere.
Businesses failing to secure BYOD - Bitglass
Report finds that 74% of organisations allow BYOD but nearly half lack clear security policies and best practices.
Opinion: BYOD can be secure with the right measures
Companies that embrace BYOD are giving employees more freedom to work remotely, resulting in increased productivity, cost savings, and talent retention.
Achieving uncompromising security without compromising privacy
This is an age where it is critical to achieve comprehensive cybersecurity without invading users’ privacy, hindering their mobility, or impeding their efficiency.
How to combat human error in cyber risks
It’s an old adage in security that people are the weakest link – mostly because of human error.
Why endpoint security is critical in a post-perimeter era
Traditional perimeter-based security strategies – once the backbone of enterprise security – simply no longer apply.
Three ways to achieve data security whilst enabling BYOD
"A mobility strategy is now more important than ever before, that said, selecting the right one is often no small task."
Is BYOD an expensive mistake for your business?
Security is one of the biggest issues with BYOD because of the security risk posed by consumer-grade phones.
Venafi announces new enterprise endpoint management solution
Organisations must provide mobile devices of all types with secure machine identities that support authentication, encryption and decryption.
Westcon-Comstor first local distie for Bitglass
Bitglass is continuing its expansion into APAC with it’s first distribution partnership in New Zealand.
57% of enterprises suspect their mobile workers have been hacked
iPass has released the results of a survey that sought to determine how companies are dealing with the trade-off between security and mobile workers.
Achieving better security for BYOD workplaces
In the early days of BYOD, many organisations looked to mobile device management (MDM) for security.
25% of firms fail to implement multi-factor authentication for BYOD
25% of respondents at the Gartner Symposium lacked some form of multi-factor authentication when securing BYOD.
Struggling with IoT or BYOD? Here’s how to overcome the main challenges
The ideas of ‘bring your own device’ (BYOD) and Internet of Things (IoT) are a dream come true for most employees – but a nightmare for IT staff.
Cloud Access Security Broker: A force to be reckoned with in the new-age of cloud computing
Before midday I had already accessed and shared information through three cloud based applications for work, and I had checked in to others.
Connecting the dots between BYOD and the cloud
When it comes to the cloud, companies and organisations have become more comfortable with running critical business workloads there.
Never worry about device security policies again with an NAC
IDC interviewed five organisations that use Aruba ClearPass as a policy management platform for network access control.
1 in 4 organisations relying solely on passwords to secure BYOD
Bitglass has released the findings from its newest research, ‘BYOD and Identity’, which are alarming to say the least.
Why schools need to ramp up their cybersecurity measures
They house the sensitive information that hackers specifically seek, are running a wide variety of unprotected endpoints, and have limited resources.
Asian SMEs lagging behind in data breach disclosure policies
Asia Pacific’s SMEs also worry about the cost of implementing cybersecurity technologies, believing that other business areas need funding more.
3 new small cell solutions launched by Ericsson to expand market
The new models have been designed to help expand the market & meet the growing demand for better mobile coverage and capacity in light of 5G and IoT.
IoT and BYOD still putting firms in the face of danger
As best practice security methods continue to evolve around the Internet of Things, so do the attacks on devices linked to corporate networks.
Symantec launches DLP solution that tracks data beyond company walls
Symantec has unveiled new technology that automatically encrypts and tracks data as it moves outside of managed environments.
VMware survey: ASEAN firms not doing enough about personal device security in workplace
81% of ASEAN businesses are allowing unapproved personal devices for work - and 38% of those devices don’t comply with their company’s IT policies.