Weekly Enterprise Mobility Wrap-up: May 1-5
How do companies approach mobile security when it comes to wearables? In some industries, especially healthcare, there is no room for error when it comes to security. Also, mobile app usage is increasing with the most common being apps for social networking, communication, and productivity.
Strong Security Proves Essential for Enterprise Smartwatch Adoption
Among the trends for enterprise mobility for 2017 like Internet of Things (IoT) and AI, a growing market lies with smartwatches. While many companies embrace BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) for smartphones, a new thing to consider is to how to best manage wearables. Security should still be a top-of-mind consideration if any smart device is accessing company data.
Report: Smartphone owners are using 9 apps per day, 30 per month
Good news for mobile app developers: consumers are spending more time in apps than ever. Common apps include social networking, communication, and productivity. The amount of time spent in apps is also increasing.
Security pros don't think they can prevent a mobile breach
Surveys show that there is broad acknowledgement that mobile devices prevent unique vulnerabilities for a company’s infrastructure. In the healthcare industry especially, with doctors and nurses more frequently using mobile devices to work, there is no room for error when it comes to blocking hackers. While IT admins accept that keeping mobile secure is a challenge, they still also realize that there are always ways to improve.