Tips to secure data across public Wi-Fi networks – Part 2

Tips to secure data across public Wi-Fi networks – Part 2

Tips to stay safe while using a public Wi-Fi

Is public Wi-Fi security so bad that it is better to abstain from ever using it. Well, there are steps that you can take to prevent attacks or data breaches while being connected to a public Wi-Fi.

Use a VPN

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) provides you with ultimate protection in a public Wi-Fi. VPN creates a secure tunnel for your data, with your device at one end and the VPN server on the other. The tunnel on its own encapsulate the data packages. VPN adds a second layer of protection on the data […] Read more

Tips to secure data across public Wi-Fi networks – Part 1

Tips to secure data across public Wi-Fi networks – Part 1

Most of you folks might be reading this blog while connected to a public Wi-Fi. Well, I don’t blame you, with your local café, bookstore, restaurant, all offering it for free, it’s hard not to take advantage of this service. But, is public Wi-Fi safe?

Wi-Fi in itself has a number of security protocols to prevent hackers from snooping on your data. Wi-Fi security protocols are established by a non-profit organization called Wi-Fi Alliance. But, is this security capable enough to protect you from an attack.

 

Wi-Fi Security Protocols throughout the ages

WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) was the first security encryption protocol introduced […] Read more

What Empower Front-line Workers?

What Empower Front-line Workers?

With businesses around the world riding the waves of technology innovation, devising an enterprise mobility strategy has become crucial. From productivity to customer experience, mobility solutions impact every aspect of a business today (in some way or the other). But most importantly, they help make the first impression through those who represent the company: the frontline workers.

Businesses strive to ensure that the very first interaction customers have with them is seamless and leaves a lasting impression. However, while enterprises make every effort to create world-class products, most do little to empower their frontline workers. Ensuring that those interacting with partners […] Read more

Which authentication method is best for your business phones?

Which authentication method is best for your business phones?

Smartphones and tablets have revolutionized workflows for businesses of every size, giving employees the ability to work from anywhere. Unfortunately, the information on those devices is not secured unless authentication measures have been put in place, meaning the freedom of being mobile carries with it significant risks of lost and stolen devices.

Some employees may resist the inconvenience of authentication protocols, but it should be considered a nonnegotiable requirement of using mobile devices in your business — and that includes you, by the way.

Luckily, you have many choices about how to authenticate a user’s identity. Gone are the days of requiring […] Read more

Mobile Device Management for Small Businesses: A Guide

Mobile Device Management for Small Businesses: A Guide

With more than 5.1 billion unique, active mobile users in world¹, it is needless to say that technology has changed the way we live and work and it is here to stay. It’s fascinating though that while we have adopted mobile technology in our day-to-day lives on a large scale, our workplaces are still undergoing the mobile transformation.  Small businesses have adopted technology to speed up business operations and drive productivity but have severe gaps in securing these devices and the vulnerable business data lying on it. Moreso, the corporate data on the employees’ personal device is unattended and the […] Read more

Mobile Device Management: Do It Yourself

Mobile Device Management: Do It Yourself

When talking about mobile device management, many people have in mind a complex, almost inoperable solution without the presence of a specialist. In some contexts, that’s the way it is. Especially withsolutions on-premise (installed in the company’s internal server infrastructure). This model requires someone who administers these servers to have a good level of knowledge to ensure that everything works to the satisfaction without being dependent on third parties. As the costs for deployment and maintenance are relatively high, it ends up being an adoption justified only for large companies.

However, in recent years and with the popularisation of cloud solutions […] Read more

How To Prevent Misuse of Corporate Smartphones and Tablets?

How To Prevent Misuse of Corporate Smartphones and Tablets?

Today’s era is a golden time to run businesses, with founders and business owners have achieved incredible growth in work efficiency. Clients and consumers are satiated too with prompt responses and better interaction with this sudden leap in businesses running swifter than ever.

All thanks to the introduction of smartphones and tablets at work, portability and round the clock availability is proving to be a boon to commerce in general. While the perks could be many to assimilate and dwell, the snags to follow like the other side of a coin. With smartphones and tablets being an […] Read more

Do Rugged Devices Save Your Money in the Long Run?

Do Rugged Devices Save Your Money in the Long Run?

There is a broad spectrum of handheld rugged devices in the market today, ranging from semi-rugged general-purpose smartphones on one end to highly customized handheld computers on the other. The device selection process for enterprises depends on a number of factors including the types of business applications running on the device, the vertical industry, and the physical work environment. Traditionally, enterprises have deployed rugged handheld devices for outdoor or challenging work conditions, such as manufacturing or field service.

These costly, purpose-built devices are often bulky and extremely restrictive, running a fixed set of proprietary applications. More recently, enterprises have been shifting their […] Read more

Top Risks You Need To Know About Enterprise Mobility Before Implement EMM Solution…

Top Risks You Need To Know About Enterprise Mobility Before Implement EMM Solution…

The limitless proliferation of mobile endpoints, applications, and sophisticated IT processes have totally redefined the benefits of enterprise mobility. Companies are fast embracing its varied facets to keep at par with the latest technological advancements, enterprise innovations, rising competition, market demand, customer experience, and overall business returns.

Enterprise mobility has turned into one of the core facilitators of higher business efficiency, productivity, flexibility, precision, and agility. However, there are certain risks associated with enterprise mobility, which can prove detrimental for your business, if not managed efficiently. Hence, mitigating these enterprise mobility risks is as important as having a well-defined corporate mobility […] Read more

Why & How to Block Social Media Access in the Workplace

Why & How to Block Social Media Access in the Workplace

 

In today’s digital business world, social media has brought huge benefits to the corporates as a branding and marketing tool, but the companies also face numerous risks, ranging from misuse of company resources to conflicts of interest and criticism from others. As a result, companies have now started getting concerned for the same and enforcing social media restrictions at the workplace.

Most of the corporates nowadays are implementing enterprise mobility and as a part of that, provide smartphones and tablets to their employees for work. But, in organisations where there are no strict work policies defined, employees also use the corporate […] Read more