Posts Tagged ‘BYOD’

Is your enterprise one of the many that are “subject to the whims of fickle consumer-business users” when it comes to adopting new technology? That’s how Clorox CIO and vice president Ralph Loura framed the current state of enterprise tech and the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trend when he appeared earlier this month among [...]

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, [...]

Enterprises are constantly fighting to stay one step ahead of hackers, from upgrading endpoints using the now vulnerable Windows XP to Windows 8 or implementing more secure remote access technologies in light of the Target breach. Then came Heartbleed, which necessitated another immediate response for countless enterprises. Creating and executing a network security plan can feel like fighting the [...]