Stories by Colin Neagle

Smartphone security is heading for 'apocalypse'

The meteoric rise in the smartphone market is creating a dangerous vulnerability in smartphone security - one that may not be patched until the problem expands into what has been dubbed an "apocalypse."

Is your BYOD policy out-of-date?

As consumerization continues to spread throughout the enterprise, IT decision makers must remain on their toes, tracking and anticipating end user behavior and deploying technology to protect against productivity losses and data breaches, one researcher says.

Study: iOS surpasses Android in enterprise usage

Consumerisation trends in the enterprise shifted dramatically in the first quarter of 2012, with mobile devices running Apple's iOS operating system showing more activity in the workplace than those running Google's Android, as well as end users migrating from Facebook and toward Twitter.

BYOD policy bites vacationing CEO

Mimecast CEO, Peter Bauer, recently found himself at the intersection of consumerization and IT management, falling victim to personal data loss as the result of the internal management policy he himself helped establish.

Analysis: BYOD could hurt Windows Phone growth

Some of the researchers behind last year's high expectations for Microsoft's Windows Phone mobile operating system are beginning to dial back their predictions, citing the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend as a roadblock in some markets.

How Arqball met Cinsay: Startups merge products at DEMO 2012

As mentioned earlier this week, one particularly impressive mobile app showcased at the DEMO Spring 2012 conference in Santa Clara seemed like a good potential partner for other apps. Less than 24 hours later, that's exactly what it became.

Top mobile apps showcased at DEMO 2012

As is generally the case at trade shows today, mobile technology has been top of mind at the DEMO conference in Santa Clara, taking up the first half of the event's first day. Here are some of the mobile apps that stood out.

DEMO 2012 products that cater to the enterprise

While much of the draw to the 2012 DEMO Conference in Santa Clara surrounds consumer technology, such as the fantasy politics game or the electric skateboard, the conference still has plenty to offer those with a mind toward work productivity (see the slideshow for a closer look at the show's hottest products).