Insufficient Data Security On Mobile Devices Cause Concern For Army

Is anyone’s information safe if the Army falls short in data security? Following the path of companies world wide, the Army has been advocating the use of mobile devices. This military division in particular is a government leader in adopting the mobile trend. “Army deputy CIO Mike Kreiger characterized the Army as ‘pushing the envelope…

BYOD: Pushing IT Departments Away From Hardware and Toward Data Security

BYOD programs have caused a substantial shift in leverage over employee devices once possessed by IT departments. The days of employees treading lightly around IT department gurus in fear of being stuck with an ancient laptop on its last leg are dwindling. Since bring your own device (BYOD) programs have made their debut in companies, IT departments…

Consumers Gain Ally On Road To Reversal Of Unlocking Ban

One month, 114,000 petitions and countless bashing blogs later, opposition against the cell phone unlocking ban has gained support from the Obama administration according to USA Today Since the announcement of the cell phone unlocking ban, which became effective Jan. 26, more than 114,000 enraged consumers and organizations, including some electronics recyclers, have added their…

BYOD Programs Need to Include Mobile Asset Management Component

Matt McLarty’s article “BYOD is unstoppable. Smart companies must build apps” on Gigaom.com earlier this week reinforces the prevailing mindset that the bring-your-own-device trend is going to have to be accepted by companies. McLarty, like many others in the IT industry, believes mobile is going to “dominate enterprise IT transformation over the next decade.” Mobile…