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MDM comparison: VMware AirWatch vs. IBM Maas360

Real-world users of mobile device management systems weigh in on two big players in the market: VMware AirWatch and IBM MaaS360.

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Is Google Glass really ready for the enterprise?

Google Glass Enterprise Edition is now available to more businesses through its network of development partners, but does it really work as a collaboration and productivity tool?

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Choosing EMM software as an add-on may soon be unnecessary

Enterprise mobility management is quickly becoming just another set of tools in a larger software bundle offered by big-name vendors -- leaving IT managers to decide whether to even consider independent software providers.

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What is app wrapping? One way to more secure mobile apps

As part of a mobile application management strategy, app wrapping allows developers and administrators to apply security enforcement policies to a mobile app without changing its look or functionality.

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How to expose flaws in custom-built mobile apps

As companies move toward a mobile-first strategy, more and more are developing apps in-house -- and unwittingly exposing themselves to cybersecurity flaws. Here's how to avoid that problem.

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Facial recognition in the new iPhone would make huge waves

Amid reports that Apple is preparing to abandon fingerprint biometric authentication in favor of 3D facial recognition coupled with iris scans, the mobile industry is preparing for authentication upheaval.

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What's the difference between MDM, MAM, EMM and UEM?

While BYOD made it easier for employees to get their jobs done anywhere, anytime, keeping company data safe requires serious management. Here's how to pick between Mobile Application Management and Mobile Device Management.

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The top 5 mobile security threats

When mixing personal and professional tasks on your smartphone, it's inevitable that someone is going to accidentally stumble onto malware. The SANS Institute's Chris Crowley has some advice on how to avoid trouble.

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Connecting with work from the road? Here's how to stay safe

As more companies move to ban the use of public Wi-Fi networks by employees, here's a rundown of how to avoid man-in-the-middle attacks when traveling.

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Google cites progress in Android security, but patching issues linger

The chances of you installing malware on your Android phone is incredibly small, according to Google.

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BlackBerry preps a more secure Samsung Galaxy S7

Secusmart, the BlackBerry subsidiary that secures the German Chancellor Angela Merkel's smartphone, will roll out a version of its SecuSuite security software compatible with Samsung Electronics' Knox platform later this year.

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How much are vendor security assurances worth after the CIA leaks?

Google, Apple, Microsoft and other software vendors are working to identify and patch the vulnerabilities described in the CIA leak, but ultimately this doesn't change the status quo of software security.

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By virtualizing the Android OS, Cog Systems says it adds more security to smartphones

It sounds like a smartphone user's worst fear: Software that starts up before the phone's operating system, intercepting and encrypting every byte sent to or from the flash memory or the network interface. This is not some new kind of...

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Windows Trojan hacks into embedded devices to install Mirai

Attackers have started to use Windows and Android malware to hack into embedded devices, dispelling the belief that if such devices are not directly exposed to the Internet they're less vulnerable.

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BlackBerry offers secure mobile communications platform for developers

BlackBerry announced a new line of business to provide developers with a secure, cloud-based, mobile communications platform for texting, voice, video and file sharing.

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Stay safe on your Android phone while using free public Wi-Fi

A few simple steps will go a long way towards improved security when you use public WiFi on your Android phone.

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TCL targets Apple, Samsung with new BlackBerry handset

For a brand that's been written off by many, TCL Communication has big plans for BlackBerry.

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BlackBerry unveils BlackBerry Secure for enterprise IoT mobile security

BlackBerry touted a comprehensive mobile-security platform for a variety of IoT devices connected to enterprises

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U.S. and U.K. spy agencies have intercepted in-flight phone calls for years

U.S. and U.K. spy agencies have been monitoring in-flight mobile phone users for years, according to new revelations from the trove of documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.

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Feds: It's legal to demand fingerprints to unlock phones of everyone in a building

Federal prosecutors wanted cops to collect fingerprints and thumbprints of everyone in a building to unlock all smartphones at that location.

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