Stories by Jack Gold

The Enterprise of Things

Consumers will lead the charge to the Internet of Things, but enterprise adaptation will not be far behind. Will your IT department be ready?

With BlackBerry reportedly hacked, is anything secure?

Is anything secure anymore? The National Security Agency (NSA) leaks have produced a number of side effects. What we assumed was a safe form of communications is perhaps not so secure after all. The gold standard of secure mobile messaging, BlackBerry, may have been compromised.

Has BYOD peaked?

Expect enterprises to start instituting stricter policies to make BYOD a more secure and cost-effective policy.

Protecting your users in the Dell recall

Dell just announced the largest recall of any consumer electronic item in history: 4.1 million lithium-ion batteries manufactured by Sony and used in over 30 of its models. The recall was precipitated by a small number of overheated batteries in notebooks getting hot enough to cause a fire or potentially explode. Although the risk of such mishaps is small, Dell did the right thing for its customers and itself by taking no chances on someone getting hurt (or worse).

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