Published By: Lookout
Published Date: Aug 30, 2017
The adoption of mobile in the enterprise space is accelerating. Users of mobile devices choose what applications they want to use, but it is up to the enterprise to predict the data that they will be accessing. With that change, comes a new spectrum of risk that CISOs must consider.
Published By: Lookout
Published Date: Aug 28, 2017
The time has come for enterprise risk management to
change. Mobile devices have become core to our personal
and professional lives, yet most enterprises remain
focused on traditional PC endpoints.
Although many of the same elements of risk that affect PCs
also apply to mobile endpoints, simply extending current
PC security controls to your mobile feet is ineffective.
Published By: Lookout
Published Date: Aug 28, 2017
The world has changed. Yesterday everyone had a managed PC for work and all enterprise data was behind a firewall. Today, mobile devices are the control panel for our personal and professional lives. This change has contributed to the single largest technology-driven lifestyle change of the last 10 years.
As productivity tools, mobile devices now access significantly more data than in years past. This has made mobile the new frontier for a wide spectrum of risk that includes cyber attacks, a range of malware families, non-compliant apps that leak data, and vulnerabilities in device operating systems or apps. A secure digital business ecosystem demands technologies that enable organizations to continuously monitor for threats and provide enterprise-wide visibility into threat intelligence.
Published By: Lookout
Published Date: Aug 28, 2017
Mobile devices have rapidly become ground zero for a wide spectrum of risk that includes malicious targeted attacks on devices
and network connections, a range of malware families, non-compliant apps that leak data, and vulnerabilities in device operating
systems or apps.
Read the four mobile security insights CISOs must know to prepare for a strategic conversation with the CEO and board about
reducing mobile risks and the business value associated with fast remediation of mobile security incidents.
Die Möglichkeit, auf Smartphones und Tablets schlanke Apps auszuführen, hat zu einem Quantensprung des Potenzials von Mobile Devices am Arbeitsplatz geführt. Apps bieten Unternehmen deutliche Vorteile hinsichtlich der Maximierung der Konnektivität, Verfügbarkeit, Flexibilität und Produktivität von Mitarbeitern.
Die Application Economy hat Unternehmen zu Umstellungen gezwungen. Unternehmen machen ausgewählte Daten und Anwendungen für Entwickler, Partner, Mobile Devices, die Cloud und das Internet of Things (IoT) zugänglich, um neue Wachstumschancen wahrzunehmen. Im Zuge dieser Umstellungen zeigte sich, dass Legacy-Daten in der Application Economy von Nutzen sein können, und zwar in einem solchen Ausmaß, dass sich durch die neue Art der Verwendung dieser Daten neue Umsatzchancen ergeben.
The existence of smartphones and tablets able to run lightweight apps has created a quantum leap in the potential of mobile devices in the workplace. Apps present enterprises with clear benefits in terms of maximizing employee connectivity, availability, flexibility and productivity.
In recent years, the concept of “Anywhere, Anytime Computing” has become the common denominator in driving personal electronic device sales, as users are adopting to new categories of devices such as smartphones, tablets, and smartTVs. These devices enable consumers and employees to access information and services from almost any device at any time. Gartner studies show that the estimated mobile phone market is to reach 1.8 billion devices in 2013.
Published By: Datastax
Published Date: Aug 23, 2017
The world today is interacting at every level - consumers, business customers and employees - through cloud applications, and these cloud applications are transforming customer experiences.
So what is a cloud application? Any application that has many geographically distributed endpoints (e.g. browsers, mobile devices or machines) should be considered a cloud application and treated accordingly.
Enterprise security traditionally relied on a fortress strategy that locked down user endpoints and created walls around the network. Today, this strategy cannot support or secure the use of mobile devices and SaaS capabilities, which exist outside the fortress. As a result, Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) have been looking for new solutions that can secure these technologies today, and adapt as threats and business needs change.
The credit card industry’s security model is one example that provides a new way to think about risk and contain it—that is, if you can see past the occasional bad rap it’s gotten from attacks and breaches.
Across industry sectors, the boundaries of the traditional enterprise
are blurring, as organizations open up their on-premise data and
application functionality to partner organizations, the Web, mobile
apps, smart devices and the cloud. APIs (application programming
interfaces) form the foundation of this new open enterprise,
allowing enterprises to reuse their existing information assets
across organizational boundaries.
The application economy has forced businesses to transform. To capture new growth opportunities, enterprises are opening up and sharing select data and applications with developers, partners, mobile devices, the cloud and the Internet of Things (IoT). One of the byproducts of this transformation is the discovery that legacy data has value in the application economy—so much so that new revenue opportunities emerge as this data is used in new ways.
Effectively supporting these new business demands has become more complex and challenging. The increased use of mobile devices alone is driving exponential growth in transaction volumes.
A customer pushes a button on his or her cell phone, for example, to check a bank balance. That single transaction triggers a cascade of transactions as the request is validated and data is accessed, retrieved and then sent back to the customer.
Today, technology is all about enabling business. Organizations of many types and sizes are developing, upgrading or replacing mobile applications to reflect changes in the workplace. Across industries, employees are working more while mobile, using multiple devices. When they return to the office, they are capitalizing on more flexible work environments and approaches to work.
Many organizations are facilitating this anytime, anywhere work
with mobility initiatives that provide mobile devices or allow
employees to use their own. They are also modifying workspace
designs, creating mobile workstations and mobile “hot spots” to
enable workers to easily connect to enterprise systems when
they return to the office.
Enabling employees to work better can help organizations
boost productivity and improve customer service. The real
challenge is to continue supporting new ways of working, now
and in the future, without compromising security.
Published By: ForeScout
Published Date: Aug 15, 2017
When it comes to network security, most organizations face a daunting situation. IT infrastructure continues to grow more complex, driven by an onslaught of mobile devices and BYOD, Internet of Things (IoT) adoption, and increasing use of cloud computing. At the same time, the threat landscape becomes increasingly dangerous as organizations face a rise in sophisticated targeted attacks.
OpenLab provides an environment and set of resources where customers representing telecommunications, education, government, financial services, and virtually every other vertical market can explore new technologies, all in the spirit of network transformation. By examining SDN/network automation solutions such Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), software-defined WAN (SD-WAN), and others, OpenLab offers a platform for developing and delivering new network-integrated functionality that serves the greater need.
Published By: 8x8 Inc.
Published Date: Aug 09, 2017
Progressive companies of all sizes today are taking advantage of new, web-based technologies to reduce IT complexity and increase their competitiveness.
Mobile apps and devices that provide anywhere, anytime connectivity and cloud infrastructure that enables seamless, scalable growth give them the speed and flexibility to grow quickly and expand into new markets.
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Ubiquitous connectivity and mobile devices have changed everything, opening up markets to millions of new consumers across the globe. Within the past few years, nimble upstarts have created mobile apps that have converted banking customers, cab riders and hotel guests at unprecedented rates. Large, established brands are scrambling to transform their businesses in order to maintain market share. To compete in this application economy, you must adapt or be left behind.
Watch this on-demand Ask Us Anything HIMSS webinar as we engage with a panel of experts from St. Joseph Health, Box, and MobileIron. We'll uncover St. Joseph Health’s recent deployment of Box cloud storage with MobileIron to their employees’ mobile devices, major changes we’re seeing in the healthcare industry, and so much more!
Security threats are very real, and the stakes are higher than ever. Each day, tens of thousands of malware variants are created, with new classes of threats continually added and improved upon. Savvy attackers use polymorphic programs to alter malware into new form factors after each delivery. And all of this is exacerbated by the proliferation of mobile devices, cloud computing and social media—in fact, the intersection of these technologies provides fertile new ground for threats and malware.
In just a few years, we’ve learned to rely on our phones for
everything from banking to email to watching cat videos.
Most importantly, it’s a safe bet your employees are
using mobile devices for work-related activities as well –
whether your IT department is prepared for it or not. The
proliferation of internet devices makes it simply too easy
for employees to check emails en route to the office or give
a project that final once over from their couch at home.
Smart businesses are already taking advantage of this
trend, and reaping the benefits of productivity and
employee satisfaction. Is yours?
Published By: Netsuite
Published Date: Jul 24, 2017
Baseball has always collected in-game data.
However, until recently, fans didn’t have easy
access to the various statistics that coaches
used for key decisions important for the
development of the players and success on
the baseball field.
It’s not unlike how traditional business
intelligence is delivered. Data and reports are
set aside for a few experts who determine
what is important for you.
Today, baseball statistics are widely available
during broadcasts on TV, PCs and mobile
devices. Basic data displays like inning and
score are enhanced with metrics meaningful
to students of the game, such as pitch speed,
strikeout percentages and hit zones. It’s a good
example of vital information being delivered in
real-time, on demand and in context.
ANZ Bank chose VMware AirWatch® to securely manage the bank’s fleet of more than 18,000 mobile devices that are used in 34 countries. ANZ Bank uses AirWatch to manage bankers’ company-issued mobile devices, and to manage digital tools such as Apple® iPad® kiosks in bank branches. Learn more about VMware AirWatch solutions built specifically for the finance industry.
How can your business support new identity-defined workspaces across a variety of users — retail store associates checking inventory on a PC and a smartphone, hospital clinicians entering test results into a mobile workstation and an iPad, or financial advisors placing trades from Android devices and laptops?
The answer is the digital workspace.
There’s no denying that today’s workforce is “mobile.” Inspired by the ease and simplicity of their own personal devices, today’s workforce relies on a variety of tools to accomplish their business tasks — desktops, smart phones, tablets, laptops or other connected devices — each with varying operating systems.
The specific tasks they need to accomplish? That depends on the person. But it’s safe to say remotely logging in and out of legacy, desktop, mobile, software as-a-service (SaaS) and cloud applications is a given.
And the devices on which they work? They could be owned by the enterprise or the end user, with varying levels of company oversight, security and management. The result? An overabundance of “flexibility” that leads to fundamental IT challenges of security and manageability.
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