MDM News, Articles and Updates

Spyware: mobile agents compromise user privacy including out-of-work behaviour

Eduard Meelhuysen explores the ways in which traditional MDM solutions potentially put employee privacy at risk with an experiment to investigate the extent of intrusion possible.

SideStepper vulnerability in iOS 9 endangers companies that use MDM to distribute apps

Researchers are warning companies that the use of MDM technology opens up a loophole in protections added to Apple's iOS 9 to help prevent employees from downloading malicious software posing as legit enterprise apps.

Mobile Security - the device isn't the problem

Securing the device is only the first step in reducing the risk of mobile employees says Eldar Tuvey, noting we need to secure and monitor both the hardware and the endpoint activity and implement a multi-level approach.

Updated: 97% of malicious mobile malware targets Android

While 97 percent of mobile malware threats aim at Android, iOS isn't left untouched

Bring Your Own Disaster as UK firms see rising mobile breaches

A study from BT reveals that almost half of UK firms (41 percent) suffered a mobile security breach over the last year, with another fifth reporting as many as four incidents in the same time-frame.

BYOD 'bill of rights' could allay security fears

A BYOD Bill of Rights has been proposed in a bid to protect both employees' privacy and business security.

Security tech budgets rising, says new study

Information security budgets will increase in 2014, with 45 per cent of organisations planning to spend more this year and only 11 per cent cutting back, according to the latest Information Security Study from 451 Research.

RSA 2014: 'BYOD is not going away'

Speakers at this week's RSA Conference in San Francisco stressed that the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trend is changing - not ending.

BYOD: Facing up to the inevitable

Businesses can accept employee device promiscuity without causing difficulties for IT management, says Centrify's Darren Gross.

Marble Security introduces secure mobile defence technology

Marble Security has announced the launch of an enterprise mobile security service.

Citrix folds Zenprise technology into mobile device management portfolio

Citrix has combined technology from its acquisition of Zenprise to launch its mobile device management solution XenMobile MDM.

Kaspersky Lab launches mobile and encryption functions in new business software

Kaspersky Lab has announced the launch of a business suite to combine mobile device management, encryption and anti-malware.

AppSense launches SaaS-based mobile management solution

AppSense has launched a software-as-a-service (SaaS) mobile, application and data management solution.

Good Technology file lawsuits against MobileIron and AirWatch over patent infringements

Good Technology has filed two separate patent infringement lawsuits against MobileIron and AirWatch.

GFI Software adds mobile device management into version six of Vipre business

GFI Software has added patch management and mobile device management into the latest version of its business edition of Vipre anti-virus.