Balancing Security and Privacy in BYOD

According to Forrester Research, more than half of North American and European organizations are developing bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies in the workplace. However, letting employees use their personal mobile devices for work-related purposes can cause problems relating to company security policies, laws and employee privacy perceptions. Many businesses, for example, have deployed enterprise mobility management (EMM) … Continue reading Balancing Security and Privacy in BYOD

Five Best Practices for Securing Mobile Devices and Everything They Touch

In the span of just one year from 2012 to 2013, smartphone thefts in the U.S. nearly doubled to 3.1 million, according to Consumer Reports. Every one of those losses and thefts could enable multiple security breaches for businesses and organizations. Why? Because confidential data stored on a mobile phone isn’t the only asset that’s … Continue reading Five Best Practices for Securing Mobile Devices and Everything They Touch

Social Media + Mobile = New Privacy and Security Risks

What increased 66 percent in the span of just a few months? The amount of court cases where social media content was key evidence. That trend means it’s a matter of when, not if, your organization winds up embroiled in a case centering around social content. Skeptical? Consider how the selection of social media services … Continue reading Social Media + Mobile = New Privacy and Security Risks

You’ve Adopted a BYOD Mobile Strategy. Now What?

If you are among the 74 percent of organizations using or adopting a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policy then you know that the key to a successful enterprise mobile strategy is understanding not only technology, but also human nature.1 When employees are allowed to use their personal smartphone or tablet for work there’s a marked uptick to … Continue reading You’ve Adopted a BYOD Mobile Strategy. Now What?

Adopting a Mobile-First BYOD Strategy

When it comes to managing the ever-changing technology landscape—enterprise mobility in particular is a beast. Business leaders are faced with a complicated mix of new devices, accelerated product lifecycles and system integration nightmares, compounded by what appear to be weekly cybersecurity hacks and compliance violations. Sadly this just scratches the surface of what CSOs, CISOs … Continue reading Adopting a Mobile-First BYOD Strategy

Mobile Security That Businesses Can Take to the Bank—and Beyond

Electronic payments have dethroned the use of cash, and day-to-day banking has moved online and mobile. Take the recent flurry of news regarding the race between Apple Pay and Android Pay vying to be the mobile payment method of choice. The truth is, it’s safer to carry around these mobile payment methods than regular plastic, … Continue reading Mobile Security That Businesses Can Take to the Bank—and Beyond

LAWYERS: TECHNOLOGICAL EVOLUTION

(excerpts from the Association of Corporate Counsel, Docket, October 2015) Have you ever wondered what it must have felt like to be a lawyer when the industrial revolution was happening and the world was changing so dramatically? Oddly, our experiences with change may be similar to those who experienced the industrial revolution. We are in … Continue reading LAWYERS: TECHNOLOGICAL EVOLUTION

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