Mobile Device Management (MDM)

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AirWatch upgrades management platform with closer ties to Apple

Users of the mobile management platform will now be able to access enterprise apps with Apple's Touch ID

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New Outlook for Android, iOS lets IT wipe the app, not the phone

Microsoft's new version of Outlook for Android and iOS adds a PIN lock and isolates email, leaving the rest of your phone intact

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The dangerous delusions of the BlackBerry fan

These five excuses for BlackBerry's failure only make it harder for the struggling platform to reverse its bad course

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Real data security for all is now getting its start on mobile

Two approaches to data security are being pioneered on mobile, but over time will protect you anywhere

Samsung and Good combine products to boost Android enterprise credibility

Samsung aims to extend Android's reach into corporations with Good for Samsung Knox, designed to protect the OS, apps, and data

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If Samsung buys BlackBerry, it will get less than it thinks

Governments would look askance at trusting presidents' communications to Samsung

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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

Microsoft delivers Office mobile management in Intune update

Microsoft offers tools to manage not just devices but the apps running on them and the services they connect to

New IBM service shines a light on mobile device and app performance

The company is also unveiling cloud-based virtual desktops for mobile devices

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Fire Phone, Galaxy S5, iPad Mini 3, and more: 15 major mobile flops of 2014

It's been a banner year for smartphones, tablets, and smartwatches of the turkey variety; here are the 15 biggest flappers

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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.

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5 steps to more mobile-security-savvy employees

It takes more than policies and penalties to make your workers smart about mobile security. Here’s how to identify and correct problem behaviors in your organization that can leave your corporate data vulnerable.

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New BlackBerry, old BlackBerry: A half step forward

Online meetings, cloud IDs, and VPN tokens show the better BlackBerry; the Knox deal and two-line phones, not so much

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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

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Selective wipe: The secret to getting users to report lost mobile devices

Of course smartphones and tablets will contain personal data, so security policies need to protect it, too

Movie industry yells 'Cut!' on wearables in theaters

Two U.S. movie industry groups, citing piracy concerns, have adopted a zero-tolerance policy on wearables with cameras

Office 365 is getting management features for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone

Microsoft hopes to show it's serious about mobile device and app management

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Azure expands, while security, storage, APIs lift Office 365

Microsoft uncaps Office 365 storage, adds APIs, increases security, and boosts Azure's capabilities

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