BlackBerry: Leading the competition in mobile security

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BlackBerry is about more than just handheld devices. The hot topic among CIOs is—and always has been—security. As tech news continues to be overrun by endless data breaches, hackers and privacy issues, organizations that value data security stand by BlackBerry in a way that is incomparable to any other mobile provider. Decades after first appearing on the market, BlackBerry continues to set the corporate standard for mobile security. Here’s why…

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Zika is not the only virus threatening Olympic spectators

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It’s August 5, 2016 and you settle down at your computer to watch the Olympic opening ceremony. You have no fear of catching the Zika virus, unlike the thousands of people in Rio. Feeling safe, you navigate to the official broadcast site of the games and click on Watch the Olympics live…

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Why you need security experts to help with mobile device management [Symantec]

With more employees are bringing their personal mobile devices into work and expecting to use them —  an additional layer of security is needed to protect the corporate network.

But comparing mobile security to desktop security is like comparing apples to oranges. With so many different devices (and different versions of those devices) coming into an organization, security can get complicated.

So when it comes to securing mobile devices, it means enforcing security policies by managing the devices’ native security functionality (which is the case for Apple, Android and BlackBerry, while Windows Mobile and Symbian have specific third-party agents available).

But there are a lot of misconceptions about mobile security that can lead to a false sense of how secure your organization really is. Here are a few of the most common myths surrounding mobile security: [Read more…]