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.
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.
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.
While 97 percent of mobile malware threats aim at Android, iOS isn't left untouched
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.
A BYOD Bill of Rights has been proposed in a bid to protect both employees' privacy and business security.
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.
Speakers at this week's RSA Conference in San Francisco stressed that the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trend is changing - not ending.
Businesses can accept employee device promiscuity without causing difficulties for IT management, says Centrify's Darren Gross.
Marble Security has announced the launch of an enterprise mobile security service.
Citrix has combined technology from its acquisition of Zenprise to launch its mobile device management solution XenMobile MDM.
Kaspersky Lab has announced the launch of a business suite to combine mobile device management, encryption and anti-malware.
AppSense has launched a software-as-a-service (SaaS) mobile, application and data management solution.
Good Technology has filed two separate patent infringement lawsuits against MobileIron and AirWatch.
GFI Software has added patch management and mobile device management into the latest version of its business edition of Vipre anti-virus.