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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.

Thanks for reading!

Ojas Rege

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...

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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,...

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BlackHat Report: App Wrapping

Michael T. Raggo | August 7, 2014
Categories: Mobile Security

BlackHat 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...

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News Reports on Potential iOS Backdoors

Ojas Rege | July 24, 2014

There was research published this week about potential backdoors in iOS that could give third-parties access to data through undocumented iOS APIs.

We don’t use any of these APIs in MobileIron.

Here is Apple’s response provided to the...

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MobileIron Spaces Give IT the Flexibility to Scale

Jay Bhansali | July 22, 2014
Categories: MobileIron Products

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...

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AppConnect Ecosystem Drives Customer Choice and Flexibility

Vikas Butaney | July 14, 2014
Categories: Eco-System, Market Trends

AppConnect ecosystem

Aaron Levie, CEO of Box, one of our strategic ecosystem partners, just posted a blog about the importance of the ecosystem in a mobile world. We could not agree more with that point and wanted to take a minute to talk about our broad...

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Google I/O Recap, Part 2: Building a Seamless User Experience

Raj Mallempati | July 10, 2014
Categories: Android

Google I/O Recap, Part 2: Building a seamless user experience

Part 1 of our Google I/O 2014 recap focused on the new Android Work initiative designed for the enterprise. But the release of Android L this fall has even more features to show how...

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Simplified Enterprise Mobility Management Delivers the Future of IT

Abby Guha | June 30, 2014

Smartphones and tablets have transformed the way end-users interact with applications and content in their personal lives and now they are demanding a similar mobile experience at the workplace. To meet this demand, IT needs to become more agile and provide end-users access to critical business apps and content on mobile devices of their choice while maintaining privacy and a familiar native end-user experience.

With MobileIron's ...

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Google I/O Recap, Part 1: Google is Serious About Enterprise Mobility

Raj Mallempati | June 27, 2014
Categories: Android

Google and Enterprise

The Google I/O 2014 developer conference didn’t need flashy skydiving stunts to get the attention of enterprise customers. The latest Android announcements were enough to show that Google is taking enterprise mobility seriously, starting with the Android Work initiative. Because Android...

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Setting the Record Straight

Adrian Klingenberg | June 27, 2014
Categories: Miscellaneous

Guest post from: Adrian Klingenberg, Technical Director – Esselar

We have recently seen two inaccurate press articles suggesting that an Esselar customer using MobileIron Software was hit by the Heartbleed vulnerability and that the MobileIron Infrastructure is vulnerable to attack, but this is categorically untrue and we would like to correct these inaccuracies. MobileIron’s software is not vulnerable to the Heartbleed attack, and no customer data was accessed, compromised...

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