Conquer BYOD By Treating Everyone As External

Bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies are often focused on defining exactly what employees can and can’t do. In some cases, it may be more helpful to stop drawing that distinction between internal workers and external users.

Should You Let Staff Choose Their Own Devices?

One of the most fundamental questions facing any business looking to update its mobile strategy is this: should you let your staff choose whatever technology they like and offer to support it, or instead force them to pick from a more restricted list? Let’s weigh up the pros and cons of each approach.

AppGuru Exits Preview, Sets Pricing

We wrote up LogMeIn’s AppGuru cloud management service when it launched as a preview release more than a year ago. It has now exited preview and is on general release — and that means you have to pay for it.

How We're All Coping In The Mobile Cloud

According to Lillian Tay, a principal research analyst with Gartner, smartphones are becoming the hub of cloud services and tablets have created a new paradigm for computer usage that has never been seen or thought before by consumers.

BYOD Is Just The Tip Of The Iceberg

BYOD has been dominating analyst reports, enterprise IT strategies and the tech media for some time now. But some recent analysis is suggesting that the device focus is missing the bigger, more complex picture.

How To Make Bring Your Own Device Work For Small Business

Bring your own device (BYOD) has become a reality for businesses of all sizes — in many cases, employees will be both astonished and unhappy if you don’t let them make use of their own smartphones and tablets. If you’re running a small business, how can you embrace BYOD without creating extra risks and hassles?

The Weird Security Risks Created By BYOD And Facebook

Logically, Facebook would never need to contact an employee to tell them there was a message from the IT department. But in a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) era, people are increasingly used to ignoring the “rules” surrounding workplace IT, so it makes sense that phishing email pretending to be Facebook telling you about policy problems is doing the rounds.

Reminder: BYOD Won't Save You Money

There are lots of good reasons to adopt a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) approach within an organisation. However, you shouldn’t kid yourself that saving money will definitely be one of them.

Only One-Quarter Of Australian Companies Use Mobile Device Management

Mobile device management is definitely the most comprehensive solution to the management and security woes of the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) era, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy to do. New research from Telsyte suggests that just 24 per cent of companies have MDM software installed and processes in place.

Why A Self-Destructing Phone Won't Solve All Your BYOD Woes

Businesses battling to keep their information safe pricked up their ears last week as it was announce that Boeing has produced a mobile phone that self-destructs should the wrong person try to use it. It sounds like the stuff of Hollywood action movies but the idea of being able to protect phones in this way could offer the solution to a rising problem.