Weekly Enterprise Mobility Wrap-Up: Oct 5 – 9
The current state of mobile enterprise threats
Two things impacting the security of mobile in the enterprise aren’t going anywhere: malware attacks are increasing and the threat of dead apps (apps that reside on devices but are no longer supported or updated) still present risks. It used to be true that for the most part, jailbroken devices were the most at risk. But now attacks are becoming more sophisticated and are able to target what was traditionally more secure devices. Tips like avoiding public WIFI and keeping your phone’s OS updates are practical ways to keep your data protected.
'User First' not 'Mobile First' Key to App Dev
Mobile app development skills are in high demand lately, and will continue to grow as networks add more devices—not only phones and tablets but also IoT (Internet of Things) and wearables. In this regard, decisions around how you go about development should focus on what the end user experience should be.
Protect Your Core Assets: 5 Tips for Effective Mobile Content Management
Mobile workers are increasing, and the number of apps those people are using is increasing as well. With all this data on the move, how best to mitigate risk? Implementing a Mobile Content Management (MCM) system can help enable reliable access for end users, as well as keeping this data secure both on the device and in transit.
As Microsoft focuses on mobile, Windows 10 will be key
Microsoft is banking on the fact that Windows 10, their cross platform operating system, will show the power of porting apps from the desktop to your mobile phone and vice versa. Microsoft has an uphill battle in the mobile device market against Apple and Google, but their strength lies in their already strong showing in the enterprise with their Surface tablets. Using a Lumina phone in conjunction with their tablet PC is something they’re counting on business users finding appealing.
Top 5 Enterprise Mobility Challenges
What presents the greatest challenge when implementing a mobile strategy in your organization? Oftentimes security is top of mind, but providing access to backend legacy systems and handling distribution of enterprise apps are also things to consider.