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."
Stories by Colin Neagle
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.
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.
Just hours after releasing the advance notification for May's Patch Tuesday release, which consists of seven bulletins, Microsoft brought some closure to its biggest security threat of the year.
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.
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.
Thanks to a couple of boring weekends that SCHEDit founder and CEO Omar Tellez had in Princeton, N.J., my friends and I have a new way to keep track of our best options for every weekend in Boston.
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.
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.
After the enterprise presentation segment at the ongoing DEMO conference in Santa Clara, two presenters stood out for introducing solutions to long-running workplace problems.
During his keynote speech at the Open Networking Summit in Santa Clara on Tuesday, Google executive Urs Holzle detailed the company's work with software-defined networking (SDN) from its earliest stages.
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).
While four of the six security bulletins that Microsoft issued for April's Patch Tuesday release are rated "critical," one in particular has already been targeted by an attack lurking in the wild.
Four of the six security bulletins Microsoft will release on next week's Patch Tuesday are rated "critical" and will address vulnerabilities in everything from Windows 7 and Office 2010 to the .NET framework and Internet Explorer 9.
After having fallen behind in the WAN optimization market, Blue Coat has made changes to help take on a new strategy, including Monday's announcement of David Murphy as new president and COO.