Archive for the ‘Mobile’ Category

Although it’s been a historically troubling year for the cybersecurity community, the advantage of a new year is that network administrators can make a fresh start. The end-of-year Sony hack has brought even more mainstream attention to network security – not to say that a full year of prominent attacks didn’t – and this increased […]

It’s a tough time to be a BlackBerry user.  Despite having a committed fan in the Oval Office and some new features to brag about, including a digital assistant, BlackBerry has seen Android, Apple and Microsoft phones completely erode its market share. Its popularity has actually receded so far that BlackBerry is now less popular […]

The discussion on BYOD centers on whether employees working more efficiently on their personal devices is worth whatever network security vulnerabilities are sown when enterprises allow numerous devices and operating systems to access their networks. As a compromise between employees and employers that brings everyone onto the same page, a BYOD policy helps. But, it […]

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a warning last week that the computer network of a public utility company had been compromised by a “sophisticated threat actor,” likely through a brute force password attack. Although the utility company repelled the attack, and there is no evidence that operations were affected, the DHS’ Industrial Control […]

In the not-so-distant past, when enterprises lacked ubiquitous high-speed Internet connections and the means to provide employees with remote access, organizations were far more likely to enforce strict working hours than they are today. After all, work wouldn’t get done if employees weren’t present. Mobile technology has since enabled the growing trend of remote work, […]