10 Mobile Security Best Practices to Keep Your Business Safe

10 Mobile Security Best Practices to Keep Your Business Safe

As smartphone and tablet use continues to expand in the business landscape, organizations have become more aware than ever of the threat of mobile security attacks. While different, what these companies all share is a sense of helplessness — that it’s only a matter of time before someone finds a way to infect their smartphones and tablets with malware or fall victim to phishing.

In some cases, that feeling of helplessness is real, particularly if you’re working for a smaller business that doesn’t have a formal security role or a dedicated team to assess and mitigate potential risks.

However, fending off potential […] Read more

3 Steps on the Path to Mobile Security

3 Steps on the Path to Mobile Security

It really is the Wild West out there — as more device manufacturers pop off new smartphones and tablets, and as everyone and their brother creates new mobile apps, the number of mobile devices and apps are skyrocketing. There are around 2.5 billion smartphones users globally and almost 200 billion mobile app downloads per year. Smart cyber criminals are increasingly targeting enterprise mobile devices and apps to make money and cause trouble. Mobile devices are soft targets — they operate outside of the walls of the office and use public communications networks to conduct their business. Amazingly, 20% of companies believe that their company has already […] Read more

Have You Thought About these 4 BYOD Risks and Concerns?

Have You Thought About these 4 BYOD Risks and Concerns?

BYOD programs have earned noteworthy popularity in the past few years. Top motivations to adopt BYOD are:  employee satisfaction, increased employee mobility, increased productivity, and reduced IT cost. BYOD programs give significant power to the employees – they can now control and decide from where to work, which devices to use and can even choose a convenient time to work.

But, “with great power comes great responsibility.” Despite the advantages, there are plenty of risks that pose a burden on an organization’s assets.

Bring your Own Device brings its own risks too and these BYOD risks affect both employers and the employees, […] Read more

BYOD Policy Basics: 5 Questions to Help You Get Started

BYOD Policy Basics: 5 Questions to Help You Get Started

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies touch on strongly held beliefs about the boundary between work and home, not to mention security, access to information and personal privacy.

While searching for “BYOD Policy Example” might be a step in developing a good policy, it shouldn’t be the first step. The process of writing a policy requires more than editing a template — it means establishing a lasting consensus on mobile behavior and security.

Here are five key agreements to make before you dive into writing policy.

1. Agree About Who Is on the Team

Regardless of who is driving the BYOD policy process, a team […] Read more

Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) : A Beginner’s Guide

Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) : A Beginner’s Guide

What is Unified Endpoint Management (UEM)?

In layman terms, Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) is the process to manage, secure and control enterprise-owned and employee-owned mobile devices, desktops, laptops and other endpoints from a single unified platform in a coherent and connected way.

When you say Endpoint, it can be anything from desktop computers (PCs), laptops, tablets, smartphones, printers, scanners, projectors, wearables, to rugged devices, digital signages, mPoS, virtual desktops and so on.

Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) enables business with remote management, configuration, tracking, monitoring, and maintenance of different endpoints (mobile and fixed) that are generally capable of connecting to a network and may […] Read more

What is BYOD (bring your own device) and Why is it Important for Gen-Y Companies

What is BYOD (bring your own device) and Why is it Important for Gen-Y Companies

What is BYOD (bring your own device)?

The term “BYOD” stands for Bring Your Own Device. The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) culture is a growing trend that is being embraced by Enterprises to allow their employees to use their personal devices like laptops, smartphones, tablets, etc. for work. This enables the employees to work more efficiently as they are more comfortable using their own devices, be flexible with the time and place they work, and hence be more productive. Additionally, this could save businesses from investing in an expensive process of device distribution

However, the growing BYOD trend has significant concerns related to […] Read more

Making the Leap to Mobile-Only With Samsung DeX

Making the Leap to Mobile-Only With Samsung DeX

“Mobile-first” has been the mantra of forward-thinking businesses for some time, but “mobile-only” may soon be the norm for modern workforces.

Today’s super powerful smartphones already pack the processing power, storage capacity, connectivity and screen resolution of a laptop. Businesses of all sizes — from startups to large enterprise brands — are embracing mobile applications and workflows for greater productivity, and relying less and less on PCs for computing.

What is Mobile-Only?

Going mobile-only is about rethinking your IT strategy, proactively moving away from legacy technology and adopting innovative mobile platforms and applications that let your team members become more productive. Ultimately, it means all of your computing […] Read more

Enterprise Mobility Management in 2020: What Does the Future Hold?

Enterprise Mobility Management in 2020: What Does the Future Hold?

By 2020, there will be a significant surge in the number of people connected to mobile. However, by opening doors to BYOD, enterprise mobility has exposed organizations to security breaches and risks. Addressing these challenges will be predominant as we take steps towards a more seamless business experience.

1. Secure & Single integration platform

The world is going crazily mobile and companies are somehow juggling to keep pace with the new innovations in mobile technologies. With the constantly emerging market and its varying unpredictable requirements, most companies are not planning anything beyond one year from now. The concept of mobile is changing, […] Read more