Weekly Enterprise Mobility Wrap-up: May 16-20
Google I/O took place this past week, what did we learn? Android N is coming, what features can you look forward to in the new OS? Also, strategizing your mobile security at the workplace: what are common scenarios you need to consider?
Why you need a sound enterprise mobility strategy
Enabling mobile for your workforce has its share of benefits: workers can be more productive, and they are able to access information more easily on-the-go. But mobile can entail great challenges as well, which is why considering an enterprise mobile strategy that protects your company while empowering end users is a good idea. Deciding on an ownership model (should workers bring their own device or should you provide one?) plus ensuring any apps in use are secure are valuable things to consider.
Mobile biggest threat to enterprises - Check Point CEO
While mobile in the enterprise presents an attractive option for accessing data, it does present risks to company data. As technology evolves to provide gateways in many ways into the corporate firewall, so too does IT need to be diligent in protecting all of these frontiers. Keeping a key goal of preventing attacks in the first place is far better than dealing with the consequences after the fact.
Five resources to help you deploy an effective mobile security strategy
A mobile security strategy doesn’t only mean protecting devices, but also apps, data and the users themselves from attack. Understanding practical approaches to mobile security can help deter and prevent attacks on company assets.
Document security in the mobile enterprise
With workers accessing documents on their mobile devices in increasing numbers, so too do security considerations need to be made to protect these documents. Not only does device loss contribute to security risks, but also the mechanism by which people view documents must be evaluated for security purposes.
7 Android features from Google I/O that Apple should borrow
With Google I/O wrapping up this past week, what did we learn about what’s coming for Android? There are a number of great features in the new Android N operating system that Apple should look to for future versions of iOS.