BYOD

November 7, 2013

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Secure BYOD for Midsize Businesses

The Internet of Everything will connect 50 billion things by 2020. Your midsize business needs to stay ahead of potential security risks. Are you ready? Previously, I wrote about the importance of driving success for midsize businesses. Today I am focusing on security and BYOD for midsize companies. Are you fully aware of all of […]

November 6, 2013

PERSPECTIVES

Cisco ISE in the lab.

My company is in the very early stages of an MDM BYOD project.  As part of that we are looking at the Cisco Identity Service Engine (ISE) as a central piece.  I am about half way through my testing and I thought that I would pass on some of what I have learned so far.  […]

November 4, 2013

SECURITY

Education Embraces the Mobility Excitement

Let’s examine and consider mobile devices in education. Students need to become more tech savvy to compete in today’s economy, and mobile devices offer supplemental learning and a new style to learn. A recent report noted that educators see great potential in mobile technology for transforming learning. The most commonly expected and desired benefits are […]

October 31, 2013

SECURITY

NCSAM 2013 Wrap-Up: Cisco Thought Leadership Regarding a Different Ghost in the Machine

Is it the end of October already? As has been true for centuries, there is a tradition for children to wear costumes and disguise themselves while going door to door with a simple question: “Trick or treat?” While I am not sure there is a coincidence, but having National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) end […]

October 23, 2013

WIRELESS AND MOBILITY

Honesty is the Best BYOD Policy

Does BYOD really mean that my device will become the company’s device? Do I control my private data or does my employer? How can I make sure I maintain a...

October 21, 2013

WIRELESS AND MOBILITY

Mobile Devices Will Transform Your Business IT

There’s no question that more people around the world are connecting to wireless networks at home, work and play via mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets. This rise in...

October 17, 2013

WIRELESS AND MOBILITY

Beyond Today’s Productivity and Efficiency: Enterprise Mobility Enables Long-Term Growth

One of the basic tenants of enterprise mobility is its direct influence on “now”. When organizations implement mobile policies like BYOD and virtualized desktops, day-to-day operations can immediately improve. In...

October 15, 2013

EDUCATION

Robot Soccer? Staying Connected at Bowdoin College

As our team has prepared for Educause 2013 this week, we have been talking a lot about technology in higher education and how it’s impacting colleges, universities, students and...

October 15, 2013

SECURITY

Mobility: No Longer a Risky Business?

Risk. It’s not just a strategic board game; in business it’s the analysis that determines the potential for loss. In today’s organization, the consumerization of IT has led to groundbreaking developments in the mobility space. The broad deployment of BYOD, coupled with the availability of corporate data and applications, have challenged how we define security. […]