Manditory BYOD may seem a bit radical, and the financial benefits to organizations isn’t the only compelling reason.  When consumer and enterprise services converged a couple of years ago, the possibilities for the co-existence of business and personal devices were forged.  Besides the data security and control issues that overshadow enterprise computing, there are few …

Continue reading Some execs contemplate making ‘Bring Your Own Device’ mandatory

Another interesting player in the Smartphone Market with some research to support a launch into mobile markets.  It still seems a bit like Coca Cola getting into banking or trucking, but let’s give them a chance to strut their stuff.  Or is this just the preliminary steps to another mega merger.  I didn’t say that! …

Continue reading What Amazon Brings to the Smartphone Market

We don’t discuss security emphasis for companies or individuals enough.  Striking a balance between productivity, ease, and just plain paranoia is extremely important today.  Obviously, companies with national security or life and death outcomes need to spend more energy and resources protecting you identity or our national borders than you and I do on our …

Continue reading Why “Good Enough” Security Really Is Good Enough for Most Companies

Here’s another example of how far phishers and scammers will go to suck you in.  The key here is the actual URL of the phishing site.  For the uninitiated, that’s the sequence of characters following the http:// that indicates the location of the site.  You should get into the habit of always noting where your …

Continue reading Fake “confirm PayPal account” emails lead to phishing