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Split your smartphone bill -- but beware the risks

Hidden costs and technology limitations can vaporize your savings -- and breed unhappiness


IDC cuts forecast for mobile management software sales

Sales of mobile management software are expected to slow, but will still top $2.9 billion in 2019

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The messy truth about BYOD

It's jeopardizing your business! It's already a passing fad! It's the standard in business today! Why the claims don't add up

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Google IDs are creeping into your identity management

Microsoft and Google are both expanding their policy management tools' reach, and IT may be caught in the middle

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How IT can manage the Apple Watch

There's only one explicit Apple Watch MDM policy, but more controls than you might realize

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4 barriers blocking enterprise adoption of Android

The fact remains: iPhones and iPads are a better fit for business use than even the best Android devices

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Hillary Clinton's email problem is everyone's problem

The mixing of work and personal lives, legitimate needs for secrecy, and 24/7 availability combine to create a challenge every company faces

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Samsung's security twist: Protect yourself from IT

Walling off corporate data with from personal data via My Knox protects IT from you -- and vice versa

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A big step for BYOD: Separate billing for smartphones is finally here

AT&T Work Platform is a major step toward separating work and personal communications in a sensible way

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BYOD? Start here: A draft reimbursement policy for mobile users

Many companies still struggle with reimbursement and access policies for employees on the go

Cheapest tablets pose biggest security risks for enterprises

Kohl's special Black Friday deal tablet includes a security backdoor and four major vulnerabilities

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How to create seamless mobile security for employees

If your organization’s security procedures are disruptive and clunky, frustrated employees will figure out how to get around them. Here’s how three companies created a secure and seamless experience for end users.

Managing BYOD expenses: How to get it right

BYOD programs haven't always saved money. But, handled correctly, they can

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Okta focuses MDM on users, not devices

Identity-management outfit Okta is prepping a mobile device management solution that puts users first in both its design and licensing

HP's cloud-based service protects BYOD mobile devices and PCs

HP Touchpoint Manager is geared for small businesses, with plans starting at $2 per month

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Workers use their own devices at work, without boss's knowledge

Line between work and play is getting more blurred, Gartner survey indicates

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Mobile users favor productivity over security -- as they should

If you force employees to choose between productivity and security, you're the problem

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Fiberlink wipes one smartphone or tablet every three minutes

A study shows 49 percent of the remote wipes are done automatically, 51 percent by someone at an organization

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