Mobile Device Management (MDM)

Mobile Device Management (MDM) news, solutions, and analysis for IT professionals.

Android malware fakes phone shutdown to steal data

The malware works in the background after pretending to shut down a phone, AVG said.

Outlook for Android settings

VirusTotal tackles false positive malware detections plaguing antivirus and software vendors

VirusTotal is gathering file metadata from trusted software makers to integrate in its online scanning engine

Corporate IT: Beware the dating apps on your users' phones

Common vulnerabilities could be putting your company's data up for grabs

Dell's tech support will call before trouble strikes your PC, tablet

Dell will be able to track the health of your PC or tablet in real time with its new ProSupport Plus support package.

New spyware targets iOS devices, steals pictures and data

Spyware from a pro-Russian group is targeting iPhones, whether they're jailbroken or not, says Trend Micro

Scareware found hidden in Google Play apps downloaded by millions

Days after installation the apps started displaying fake warning messages promoting other rogue apps and services

MobileIron seeks to secure corporate data on personal clouds

New service wants to keep data secure while allowing employees to use personal services

Samsung and Good combine products to boost Android enterprise credibility

Samsung's goal is to extend its reach into corporations

Blackphone super-secure communications app had serious flaw

A vulnerability in the bundled encrypted messaging app would have allowed attackers to execute malicious code on the device

Cisco integration gives Samsung Knox users more options for secure connectivity

Under pressure from falling phone sales, Samsung continues to court CIOs

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For BYOD, money changes everything

Who foots the bill for BYOD phones has been a divisive issue. But that may be changing.

Microsoft cloud services provide construction firm with cost-savings, increased productivity

Chicago-based firm Walsh Group Construction is finding that buying into Microsoft’s Enterprise Mobility Suite has helped streamline its BYOD program and that relying on the cloud service required a leap of faith for security.

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How marketing is tackling MDM in the shadows

Tech vendors are targeting marketers and other business executives with products and services and selling them behind IT's back. This shadow or rogue tech trend has now made its way to mobile device management.

IBM fixes serious flaw in Endpoint Manager for mobile device management

The flaw can be exploited to execute arbitrary code on the management server.

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BYOD brings corporate contradictions

CIOs naturally want a BYOD policy in place to give them some level of control, but the reality is that employees will do whatever they want regardless of the policy.

BlackBerry's deal to buy voice crypto company Secusmart blessed by German government

The deal will let BlackBerry step up its cross-platform push with better security.

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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How to create seamless mobile security for employees

Frustrated employees will figure out how to get around disruptive and clunky security procedures. Here’s how three organizations created a secure and seamless mobile experience for end users.

BlackBerry campus in Waterloo September 23, 2013

BlackBerry bolsters its enterprise pitch

BlackBerry announced a renewed enterprise focus on Thursday, including a partnership with Samsung that provides secure mobile software for certain Samsung Android smartphones and tablets.

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