Posts tagged with BYOD

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BYOD · VPN

A Look at BYOD in 2016

Happy 2016! It’s a new year, and a time for fresh resolutions to improve your life over the next 12 months, whether that involves running a marathon, getting a new job or taking that trip abroad...

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Mobile

What’s in a Name? The ABCs of Mobile Device Management

BYOD? CYOD? Given the slew of acronyms flying around mobile device management (which, of course, goes by the acronym “MDM”), you’d be forgiven for losing track of what some of these actually stand...

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Industry Commentary

The Lessons of Cybersecurity Awareness Month and What to Expect in the Year Ahead

For 11 years now, the U.S. government has recognized October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month. While the original goal may have been to acknowledge the growing risks that cyberthreats pose to national...

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IT policy

The BYOD Backlash: Enterprises Search for a New Mobile Device Management Standard

If corporate Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) policies are intended to be an acceptable compromise between employees and employers, why do both parties seem to be so consistently displeased with them?

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Endpoint Management · Mobile

How to Resolve the BYOD Stand-Off between Employees and IT

"Try to please everyone, and you'll end up pleasing no one." This is one of those classic, ubiquitous statements that can apply to any number of situations. Take the Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD)...

Endpoint Management · IT policy

The Holidays Bring Both Cheer and Fear to Network Administrators

Almost one year ago to the day, the "most wonderful time of the year" became anything but for millions of Americans when news of the Target data breach broke. Not only did that attack force us all to...

Endpoint Management · Mobile

3 New Year's Resolutions for Network Administrators

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.

7 Security Threats Your May Have Overlooked
Endpoint Management · Industry Commentary

7 Security Threats You May Have Overlooked

If there's been a silver lining to the string of devastating cyberattacks against some of the biggest organizations in the world over the last year, it's that the list of "what not to do" has...

Remote Access VPNs For Dummies
IT policy · Rethink Remote Access · VPN

Remote Access No More: Reddit Requires Worker Relocation Before End of Year

Even just a decade or two ago, it would have been unfathomable to think that sometime in the near future, workers would be upset that their employer was requiring them to work in the same office as...

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Endpoint Management · Industry Commentary

Who Will Foot the Bill for BYOD?

The concept of "Bring Your Own Device" seems so simple. Employees can just tote their personal phone or tablet with them to the office – which they're probably doing anyway – and use it for work. Or,...