These are observations from the work we’re doing at MobileIron. Every day, we encounter lots of interesting and thought-provoking situations where just the introduction of mobile technology into an organization has created significant behavioral and technology shifts in the status quo. The world is changing. By the time my kids graduate from college and get their first jobs, they won’t use a desk phone or probably even a PC. If you believe, like us, that mobile will become the primary computing platform for the enterprise … and especially if you don’t … please comment and share your thoughts.
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Three Questions Enterprises Should Ask About iOS 8
Ojas Rege | September 17, 2014
“There’s less enterprise stuff in iOS 8 than iOS 7, so I think we’re gonna be fine.”
I got this response from the head of mobile at one of our customers several weeks ago. It is representative of what I see across the board in the IT community right now. We have all been trained to look at only the “enterprise” feature list of new versions of iOS as we plan for development and rollout.
But...Continue Reading »
PCI Security Standards Council North America 2014 Meetings Debrief
Michael T. Raggo | September 13, 2014
Just last week, I participated in the PCI Security Standards Council North America 2014 meetings. As a participating organization, MobileIron contributes to the Mobile Point-of-Sale (POS) requirements and guidelines for Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and PCI Mobile Payment Acceptance Security Guidelines. Here's a recap of important notables from the conference:
EMV is a global...Continue Reading »
BYOD Grows Up: California Ruling on Reimbursement
Ojas Rege | September 2, 2014
In August 2014, the California Court of Appeals ruled that if employees must use their personal cell phones for business, their employers should reimburse them for a reasonable amount of the resulting mobile expense.
Here are the details of the ruling: http://www.courts.ca.gov/opinions/documents/B247160.PDF...Continue Reading »
Approaches to Security Compliance for Real-Time Mobile Data Access
Michael T. Raggo | August 20, 2014
Security Compliance often varies from organization to organization due to varied industry regulation as well as internal security policies and procedures. Mobile is fundamentally different than other enterprise technology and therefore requires a revised approach to security policies and countermeasures. We often see organizations attempt to repurpose security frameworks from the PC...Continue Reading »
Securing the Internet of Things: Seven Questions to Get Started
Rahul Sharma | August 12, 2014
This is the first in a series of blog posts on security and management approaches for the Internet of Things (IoT).
Growth of IoT
IoT has been generating significant buzz recently. Gartner, Inc recently published: “Forecast: The Internet of Things, Worldwide, 2013” by Peter Middleton, Peter Kjeldsen, Jim Tully, November 18, 2013,...Continue Reading »
BlackHat Report: App Wrapping
Michael T. Raggo | August 7, 2014
I was happy to see that BlackHat 2014 had a strong focus on mobile enterprise security. At MobileIron, we have always been very supportive of the security research community and its efforts to improve the security of the mobile ecosystem, and so I want to highlight one of the presentations at the conference.
"Unwrapping the...Continue Reading »
News Reports on Potential iOS Backdoors
Ojas Rege | July 24, 2014
MobileIron Spaces Give IT the Flexibility to Scale
Jay Bhansali | July 22, 2014
June has been an exciting month for the Mobile industry - Apple WWDC, Google I/O and MobileIron's Summer 2014 release, amongst other events. Both Apple and Google announced new versions of their respective mobile operating systems - iOS 8 and Android L, which include features that will accelerate mobile adoption in the enterprise. To learn more about the announced enterprise...Continue Reading »
AppConnect Ecosystem Drives Customer Choice and Flexibility
Vikas Butaney | July 14, 2014
Google I/O Recap, Part 2: Building a Seamless User Experience
Raj Mallempati | July 10, 2014