A panel of CISOs speaking this week in London said businesses will benefit from an environment in which employees are entrusted with their own mobile devices.
There's no denying that CSOs will have to deal with bring-your-own-device sooner or later, but ultimately it will lead to an enhanced workforce.
The theater of risk has changed from network service-based attacks to attacks against the endpoint.
As device adoption continues to grow, the importance of implementing a secure enterprise mobility program cannot be understated.
No a business' size, employees are yearning to connect their personal devices to the corporate network. But fear not: Solutions and best practices are starting to emerge to manage the risk attached with this craze.
Security experts at SC Congress New York said that well-defined user guidelines set the stage for more efficient, less costly BYOD
Companies are permitting BYOD even if they have policies against it. But a set of best practices, covering areas such as IT inventory and device detection, can mitigate many of the corresponding risks.
Most BYOD discussions focus on technical issues, such as how to identify offending devices, how to keep them off the network, or how to limit the types of devices. But nobody is talking about the human element.
In the age of mobile, social and cloud, the so-called perimeter that businesses have been protecting for years is now dead.
One of the many challenges that industry professionals face today is categorizing data within their own network. But there are ways to minimize the headaches and still ensure security.
If there are two trends that have created a multitude of issues for security professionals, they're cloud services and bring-your-own-device. But there are ways to manage them.
Businesses may no longer be able to turn away employees who want to bring their smartphones and tablets to work, and connect to the corporate network. But is that actually a good thing?
Many of today's applications are designed to work over any port, which increases chances they won't be blocked by firewalls.
Many organizations are focusing their security efforts on deterring the external attack -- often at the expense of catching the insider threat. This could be a costly oversight, especially with the rise of BYOD.
As security professionals try and grapple with one of the biggest challenges in the industry, the key to embracing a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) environment is clear visibility.
With a slew of threat vectors to cover, security professionals are faced with one of the biggest challenges in the industry to date: mobility in the workplace. In this video, the founder and president of Appthority discusses app management in the enterprise.
With emerging technologies that must be controlled, the demand to align business risk with security is growing. As such, the IT role is being reinvented under our feet, and those who function more like a CIO will rule the world.
ActivIdentity's Julian Lovelock discusses challenges in the IT security world today with Dan Kaplan, executive editor of SC Magazine, in this insightful In Focus video.
Mobile security problems continue to vex many an IT security officer.
Experts at this year's SC Congress Canada in Toronto discussed the challenges of BYOD and how implementing policies may be the industry's biggest weapon.
There is increasing pressure to make corporate resources available to users on any device.
For a while, only traditional PCs were connected to the public internet. But with most devices now gaining networked capabilities, it's only a matter of time before your television can contract a virus.
Bring-your-own-device and cloud security are just some of the topics that add to the changing threat landscape of online security.
Bringing together two separate pieces of security research reveals vulnerability to cybercrime on an alarming scale.
Enterprises are being exposed to multiple operating systems, models and operators - requiring IT teams to support the safe deployment of personal devices used for work purposes.
From issues that corporations face with mobile security, to social networking threats on sites like Pinterest, there were endless hot topics at this year's RSA Conference 2012 in San Francisco.
The exploding use of smart mobile devices and the business productivity that accompanies this trend has many CIOs and IT administrators reeling.
Bring-your-own-device (BYOD) quickly made the jump from industry trend to business imperative, and organizations are now feeling the pressure to open their networks to employee-owned devices.
The threats associated with mobile devices can come in many forms, so there are a number of best practices one can put in place to thwart potentially disastrous consequences.
With BYOD, there's a confluence of people bringing in potential dangers from the outside that in turn presents a new class of security concerns that businesses haven't had to consider before.