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Apps Driving Attention

The mobile platform, meaning tablets and smartphones, now account for 60% of total digital media time spent according to comScore. This is a 10 point jump from 50% just a year ago. On top of that, mobile apps accounted for 51% of all digital media... Read more
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Mobile Malware Milestone

Did you celebrate or castigate? You might not know but last week was the 10 year birthday of Cabir, the first mobile malware. It spread through Bluetooth after infecting the Nokia Series 60 phones running Symbian. Also last week, Kindsight... Read more
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The Million Mobile Malware March

Milestone has been breached according to Trend Micro.  Just a few months ago, they reported in their 2Q Security Roundup that there were 718,000 malicious or risky Andriod mobile apps available (up from 509,000 in Q1) and crystal-ball'd... Read more
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Bring Your Own A-Z

The #BYO craze has taken the world by storm and now infiltrates every sector of out lives.  Here is a partial list, in alpha-order, of various bring your owns. BYO Apple: For the teacher in your life, the princess you'd like to put to... Read more
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BYOD Injuries

This BYOD installment brought to you by, Bring Your Own Doctor Is your mobile device so attractive that you can't keep your eyes off it?  Is every phone call so life changing that you are unaware of your surroundings?  Do you... Read more
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BIG-IP Edge Client v1.0.6 for iOS 7

With all your other iOS 7 updates (if you've made the plunge), if you are running the BIG-IP Edge Client on your iPhone, iPod or iPad, you may have gotten an AppStore alert for an update.  If not, I just wanted to let you know that... Read more
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Back to School BYOB Style

Bring Your Own Brain According to a study conducted by Harris Interactive and Pearson, 90% of today’s elementary, middle and high school students believe that mobile devices will change the way students learn in the future (92%) and make learning... Read more
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BYOD 2.0 -- Moving Beyond MDM

#BYOD has quickly transformed IT, offering a revolutionary way to support the mobile workforce. The first wave of BYOD featured MDM solutions that controlled the entire device. In the next wave, BYOD 2.0, control applies only to those apps... Read more
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BYOD - More Than an IT Issue

I explain the various organizational entities that should be involved when creating a BYOD policy. ps Related: F5's Feeling Alive with Newly Unveiled Mobile App Manager Inside Look - F5 Mobile App Manager Is BYO Already D? Will BYOL Cripple... Read more
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BYOD Behavior - Size Does Matter

Not the device's but your behavior.  Harvard Business School researchers wanted to determine if the type of device people use changes how they act around other people.  Does device size affect assertiveness?  Does interacting... Read more
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50/50 Odds for BYOD

According to a ComputerWorld article citing a recent Gartner survey, about half the world's companies will stop providing computing devices to employees and embrace some form of BYOD by 2017.  They also noted that about 40% will offer a... Read more
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The Prosecution Calls Your Smartphone to the Stand

Or Bring-Your-Own-Defendant A very real legal situation is brewing is the wake of the bring your own device phenomena. #eDiscovery.  You might be familiar with some of the various legal or liability issues that should be addressed with a BYOD... Read more
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Mobile Threats Rise 261% in Perspective

A new report from ABI Research indicates that the number of unique mobile threats grew 261% in just two quarters.  As mobile functionality grows so does the vulnerability threat vector as mobile malware is starting to target certain... Read more
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Q. The Safest Mobile Device? A. Depends

Depends?!?  Well, isn't that the answer to a lot of things in this world?  Often our answer depends on the context of the question.  Sometimes the answer depends on who you ask since it may only be an opinion or a feeling. ... Read more
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Inside Look - F5 Mobile App Manager

I meet with WW Security Architect Corey Marshall to get an Inside Look and detailed demo of F5's Mobile App Manager. BYOD 2.0: Moving Beyond MDM.   ps Related: F5's Feeling Alive with Newly Unveiled Mobile App Manager BYOD 2.0 –... Read more
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Is BYO Already D?

As in Done, Dead, Doomed...Defeated.  About a year ago I wrote BYOD–The Hottest Trend or Just the Hottest Term just when #BYOD was burning up the #trendingtopics.  Since then, BYOD has become one of the most talked about IT challenges... Read more
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HELLO, My Name is Cloud_009...

...scrolls across the small 16:9 LCD protruding from my chest cavity. In case you missed it, I'm from the future, where we all have become our own personal cloud.  Some clouds you can actually see, like auras, but look somewhat like... Read more
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Is TV's Warm Glowing Warming Glow Fading?

If Homer only knew back in 1994 that smartphone mobile apps would someday start to creep into precious TV viewing time, he probably would have written, 'No Smartphone and No Specialty Beer Make Homer Go Crazy,' in the Simpson's classic... Read more
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Holiday Shopping SmartPhone Style

Close to 70% of smartphone owners plan to use the devices for holiday shopping, according to Deloitte (pdf).  Smartphone ownership has jumped from 39.7% last year to 46.1% this year and tablet owners have doubled from 10.5% to 22.4% according... Read more
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BYOD Policies – More than an IT Issue Part 5: Trust Model

#BYOD or Bring Your Own Device has moved from trend to an permanent fixture in today's corporate IT infrastructure. It is not strictly an IT issue however. Many groups within an organization need to be involved as they grapple with the risk of... Read more
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BYOD Policies – More than an IT Issue Part 4: User Experience and Privacy

#BYOD or Bring Your Own Device has moved from trend to an permanent fixture in today's corporate IT infrastructure. It is not strictly an IT issue however. Many groups within an organization need to be involved as they grapple with the risk of... Read more
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BYOD Policies – More than an IT Issue Part 3: Economics

#BYOD or Bring Your Own Device has moved from trend to an permanent fixture in today's corporate IT infrastructure. It is not strictly an IT issue however. Many groups within an organization need to be involved as they grapple with the risk of... Read more
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BYOD Policies – More than an IT Issue Part 2: Device Choice

#BYOD or Bring Your Own Device has moved from trend to an permanent fixture in today's corporate IT infrastructure. It is not strictly an IT issue however. Many groups within an organization need to be involved as they grapple with the risk of... Read more
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BYOD Policies – More than an IT Issue Part 1: Liability

#BYOD or Bring Your Own Device has moved from trend to an permanent fixture in today's corporate IT infrastructure. It is not strictly an IT issue however. Many groups within an organization need to be involved as they grapple with the risk of... Read more
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SmartTV, Smartphones and Fill-in-the-Blank Employees

Right off the bat, I know the title sounds like it’s all connected but they are only slightly related so I’ll give you the option of dropping out now.  Still here?  Cool.  I’ve been traveling over the last couple weeks and stories... Read more
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