Posts Tagged ‘BYOD’

Securing a platform – it’s a three-way approach

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Posted on 12th Aug 2014 by in Enterprise

The opening up of enterprise IT due to the effects of consumerization is resulting in ever increasing complexity of the infrastructure with a myriad of devices and applications crowded together. Gartner predicts that by 2017, half of employers will require their employees to bring their own devices to the office. This will benefit organizations and […]

Top 10 tips to achieving network security

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Posted on 28th Apr 2014 by in Enterprise

This week sees the start of Infosecurity, one of the world’s biggest security conferences held in London. Is it coincidence that we recently saw the effects of a major security breach, making headlines all over mainstream news sites? Unfortunately, the truth is that security breaches don’t just happen in tandem with security conferences, but are […]

Why Even Small Businesses Need Enterprise Password Management

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Posted on 28th Mar 2014 by in Enterprise

Small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) are fortunate to avoid many of the hassles and bureaucracy that are inevitable for big enterprises. But they often lack the budget and personnel that their larger brethren can throw at business issues — especially IT-related issues. These days, however, cloud-based technologies are leveling the IT playing field, lowering costs […]

Getting to BYOD

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Posted on 13th Mar 2014 by in Corporate

Recent data suggests that 70 percent of companies in the United States will utilize BYOD this year. Indeed, BYOD is cost-effective, convenient and often heightens productivity, making it an advantageous choice for a wide spectrum of businesses. Historically, though, allowing employees to access data with their personal devices has not been without a unique set […]

The rise of mobile banking

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Posted on 12th Feb 2014 by in Corporate

Mobile banking is now well on the way to becoming a regularly used and understood application around the world. And in spite of naysayers who defend traditional branches and talk down their decline at the hands of electronic banking channels, the demand for safe, secure and convenient mobile banking mixed with the capability of modern […]

The office of the past, present and future – Part VIII

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Posted on 30th Dec 2013 by in M2m

The future is smart, and smarter often means smaller (although this might not be the case with smart phones at the moment). And, as you will undoubtedly see from the sliding image of the office past and present, the components of the office of the future take up considerably less space than that of the […]

Cyber security risks for businesses can no longer be ignored

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Posted on 11th Nov 2013 by in Enterprise

Despite the economic downturn in some areas of the world, many businesses are continuing to grow quickly. Turnover and profits are increasing, as is the number of employees. However, and rather unfortunately, with all this positive growth comes unwanted growth in other areas. Naked Security has recently highlighted research from Ernst and Young which reveals […]

Could your device be putting your employer at risk?

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Posted on 23rd Apr 2013 by in Enterprise

Back in 2012, our research into CIOs’ attitudes towards security threw up some interesting insights into IT leaders’ attitudes towards BYOD (Bring Your Own Device). Now, almost a year on, a new Gemalto study has shed further light on the BYOD phenomenon: this time from the point-of-view of employees. In a whitepaper, entitled ‘The Weakest […]

BYOD: The Solution to Password Problems?

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Posted on 19th Mar 2013 by in Enterprise

What does the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trend have to do with solving the password problem?  It may actually be the solution.  In fact, the solution is probably already in the hands of your employees—their mobile smartphones. A recent report by the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) noted a startling 30% of PCs worldwide are […]

French CIOs’ ability to economize will serve them well

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Posted on 23rd Jan 2013 by in Enterprise

In the final installment of our series of examining CIOs’ attitudes towards security, we turn our attention to France. Perhaps the most striking aspect of France’s attitudes towards IT security is the power wielded by CIOs themselves. 70% of French respondents said that the CIO took responsibility for IT security within their organization – higher […]