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This article is part of the February 2014 Vol. 16 / No. 1 issue of Cyberthreats: Know thy enemy
We've all survived the holiday rush and celebrations, and now the real fun begins: evaluating the security implications of the new mobile "toys" that people want to use to access corporate data, applications and networks. Niche items such as Google Glass and the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch make for great stories around the water cooler, but in most organizations these devices currently have little impact. However, the influx of iPad and Android tablets and wide range of smartphones can really challenge network security, especially in organizations that support the bring your own device (BYOD) trend. Kevin Johnson BYOD is one of those topics that has adamant supporters and detractors. Honestly, I think BYOD is something that each organization has to evaluate based on its needs (and wants). But whatever the choice, mobile devices have to be evaluated at some level before you allow them to run on internal networks. How can you determine which devices to allow or what level of access these products should have? Of special concern are those that are ... Access >>>
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New devices, new threats: How to evaluate the devices we love
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The influx of iPad and Android tablets and smartphones after the holidays can really challenge network security in organizations that support BYOD.
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