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Brandon Porco, Chief Technologist at defense contractor Northrop Grumman, says the rise of consumer technologies including mobile devices such as tablets and the apps that support them, are being embraced... by users and IT needs to move quicker to support the trend.

Porco said the only real deadline IT at large has ever had was the Y2K crisis leading up to the year 2000 when the fear was computers would...

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There are already a range of Mobile Device Management (MDM) solutions that help manage the loss of mobile devices by wiping data remotely or even shutting off access to the device.

But Absolute... Software says its Computrace Mobile Theft Management (MTM) program is the first iOS “loss management and theft recovery” solution available today.

The service has two main components:...

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San Francisco start-up Revel Systems today refreshed its iPad point-of-sale solution for restaurants, grocery and retail chains, and most of the improvements appear to be on improving security.

Revel... 2.0 comes with a number of handy new tools but the most eye-catching is the company’s patent-pending, photo-based identity theft protection feature, which shows an image of the card holder on the iPad&#...

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In a new study, the research firm says that enterprises will increasingly turn to these app stores to control the apps their employees are using, especially with the bring-your-own-app (BYOA) trend... now deemed to be “as important” as bring-your-own-device (BYOD).

"Apps downloaded from public app stores for mobile devices disrupt IT security, application and procurement st...

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New Zealand IT administrators have been working with AirWatch and Vodafone to secure the mobile deployment over the past year, with the end result being that the police force is now using AirWatch’s... Mobile Device Management (MDM) solution to manage more than 10,000 devices.

The deployment will see 6,086 frontline staff receive smartphones by mid-April, while 3,900 Vodafone tablets will be given...

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Apperian wouldn’t say publicly how much the world’s largest chipmaker has invested in the company, but added that additional capital has come from firms including Bessemer Venture Partners,... Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and North Bridge Venture Partners. That takes Apperian’s total funding to date to $28 million.

Boston-based Apperian, a sponsor at the forthcoming T...

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Though BYOD is thought of as an end-user trend, Michael Rothrock, co-founder and VP of mobile information management company Iongrid, told attendees at the recent TabletBiz conference that it's... also being driven by IT departments at many firms.

Rothrock said the CTO of a large semiconductor manufacturer told him that his goal was to becom...

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The mobile device management (MDM) market has seen impressive growth in the last several years, but those specializing in data management are finding opportunities as employees lean on tablets for work.... Enterprise requirements are quickly expanding to consider data protection in addition to baseline device controls.

Data protection is particularly important when addressing the security concerns th...

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NEW YORK — Senior figures from Zenprise, ionGrid and Apperian dispelled some of the myths of mobile device management at the TabletBiz conference yesterday, and also gave out some advice on how... organizations can control  personally-owned and corporately-deployed tablets.

Andy Thompson, director at MDM and mobile app management (MAM) vendor Apperian, urged enterprise to take &lsquo...

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An informal survey of CIOs and analysts at the Argyle Executive Forum by a reporter for the Wall Street Journal this week produced at least one interesting result — none of them could recall a... single reported incident of a stolen portable device being used by thieves to access sensitive corporate information.

In fact, as the WSJ’s Michael Hickins points out, the folks stealing...