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Posts Tagged ‘Bring Your Own Device’

  • Manoj Bhoola - head database technology and mobility at SAP Africa

    The blueprint for BYOD success

    August 8, 2014 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments (0)

    Just like mobile analytics, big data, the internet, and social networks changed the way companies do business, so the adoption of mobile devices has become a catalyst for change in corporations and small- to medium-enterprises (SMEs). Smartphones and tablets...

  • Richard Broeke, spokesperson for IT security provider, Securicom. (Image source: Securicom)

    Mobile security vs Mobile Device Management – there’s a difference

    April 2, 2014 • OpinionComments Off

    Companies are going to have to move away from a mobile security stance to a mobile device management approach if they are going to embrace Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) without compromising information security. Richard Broeke, an IT security expert at...

  • Richard Broeke, spokesperson for IT security provider, Securicom. (Image source: Securicom)

    SA companies needs tighter grip on mobiles

    February 5, 2014 • OpinionComments Off

    Mobile security and device management will become one of the top challenges for South African companies as attacks on smartphones and tablets are likely to increase again in 2014. So says Richard Broeke, a consultant at leading IT security company, Securicom....

  • Anthony Perridge, EMEA Channel Director at Sourcefire, now a part of Cisco (image: Cisco)

    iPhones change the business landscape

    January 23, 2014 • OpinionComments Off

    Seven years ago Steve Jobs stood up at Macworld, San Francisco, and announced the first iPhone in San Francisco and in doing so launched a revolution that is still having a monumental impact on the business and social world today. Up to that time a mobile...

  • Navi Naidoo, General Manager for MTN’s Enterprise Solutions Implementation (image: Charlie Fripp)

    South Africa apprehensive about cloud computing

    September 19, 2013 • Cloud ComputingComments Off

    With the growth of technology, the relevance of cloud computing emerged as an important issue at Gartner’s recently-concluded Symposium and ITXpo, held in Cape Town, South Africa. Local mobile operator MTN has a number of cloud offerings, but the...

  • Den Sullivan, Head of Architectures and Enterprise, Cisco Emerging Theatre (image: Charlie Fripp)

    Cisco’s spotlight on security in Annual Report

    July 24, 2013 • SecurityComments Off

    Cisco today released findings from Cisco’s 2013 Annual Security Report (ASR) in South Africa revealing that the highest concentration of online security threats come from legitimate destinations visited by mass audiences, such as major search engines,...

  • Managing Mobile Security in South Africa

    June 21, 2013 • SecurityComments Off

    From smartphones to tablets, mobile devices continue to cause ongoing concern for IT teams responsible for information security. Sensitive corporate information can be easily transported, leaked, or lost while the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) movement has...

  • How to successfully manage the BYOD trend

    June 12, 2013 • OpinionComments Off

    The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trend is transforming the IT industry and how businesses tackle the challenges of personal mobile devices brought to work by employees.  IT leaders are faced with risks and rewards as BYOD has become the rule rather than...

  • Is BYOD negatively impacting your employee productivity?

    April 15, 2013 • OpinionComments Off

    The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) phenomenon has exploded in recent years as a result of mobility and the exponential growth in the popularity and the available variety of smartphones, tablets and notebook computers. By allowing employees to bring their...

  • BYOD poses serious risks to IT security

    March 4, 2013 • OpinionComments Off

    The always on, always connected, productivity-on-the-go trend of allowing smartphone and tablet toting employees to take their own devices to work (known as BYOD, or “bring your own device”) and to plug it into the company network is growing in popularity...

  • For 72% of companies, BYOD is the future

    November 9, 2012 • SecurityComments Off

    Bring your own device (BYOD) is the biggest trend affecting how businesses operate online, with 72% of companies expecting to use the concept extensively in the near future, according to a recent survey by B2B International on behalf of Kaspersky Lab. 50% of...

  • BYOD: The Y2K of Networking?

    July 10, 2012 • OpinionComments Off

    Since the big marketing scam of Y2K, nothing seems to have caused a bigger commotion in computer networking than Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), says Ruckus Wireless. “BYOD is scary, and scary sells products,” says Michael Fletcher, Sales Director for...