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  • What is going wrong with BYOD?

    The Bring Your Own Device movement was supposed to make employees more productive while saving companies money. But a funny thing is happening on the way to mobile nirvana: Companies aren't doing it, according to a new study by CompTIA.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige14 June 14 03:37
  • Should CIOs Use a Carrot or a Stick to Rein In BYOD Workers?

    Many workers who bring their mobile devices to the office don't care about security, which is forcing IT leaders to take action. Some CIOs offer stipends to help cover mobile expenses in return for BYOD compliance. Others are choosing to throw the kill switch on lost or stolen smartphones.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige07 May 14 03:58
  • BYOD Brings Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt to the Enterprise

    You lost your smartphone, which you also used for work. Think that's bad news? It gets worse. You wait a few days to tell IT. These days that can get you fired. So now you're thinking, 'I really wish I read that BYOD policy.' Five years after BYOD first caught fire, IT is still trying to figure out how to handle it.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige18 March 14 20:20
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  • Why One CIO Is Saying 'No' to BYOD

    A growing backlash threatens to thwart the BYOD trend. The CIO of a large electrical contractor explains why his company will "never have a BYOD environment.'

    Written by Tom Kaneshige25 June 14 04:05
  • CIOs Face BYOD Hard Reality: Employees Don't Care

    Firing a worker for not reporting a lost or stolen tablet or smartphone may seem extreme, but at some companies things have come to that. How can CIOs get workers to take BYOD policies seriously?

    Written by Tom Kaneshige25 April 14 23:07
  • Think Deleted Text Messages Are Gone Forever? Think Again

    A former federal prosecutor and cybercrime expert tells CIO.com how IT departments can retrieve text messages that the user thought were deleted months or even years ago. As more litigation and investigations turn on the content of texts, every CIO needs to know how to find the smoking gun.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige11 March 14 20:20
  • How BYOD Puts Everyone at Legal Risk

    If your BYOD policy goes too far you may be prosecuted for unfair labor practices. However, courts expect you to produce all relevant data in discovery proceedings. Meanwhile, your employees may fear retaliation if they don't sign draconian BYOD policies. CIO.com talks to attorneys to better understand the legal side of BYOD.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige21 Nov. 13 17:25
  • Is Samsung poised to push Android past iOS in the enterprise?

    The mobile world changes fast. Case in point: A year ago thinking that Android devices could be on par with -- and perhaps even overtake -- Apple in the enterprise would have been considered crazy. But the today the race is neck and neck.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige12 Nov. 13 17:24

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