Patients Expect Mobile Connectivity from Healthcare SMBs

Statistics shows that everything is normal
  • March 22, 2017
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Consumers expect mobile access from virtually all services today from banking to retail, from food service to education. Per Zenith Media (a unit of the global marketing group Publicis), mobile devices will be the chief mode of Internet access in 2017, with consumers spending three of four connected minutes using

Will SMBs Soon Say Goodbye to Desktop Phones? Not so fast.

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  • March 16, 2017
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Companies of all shapes and sizes in a variety of industries are following millions of American households by cutting the cord on traditional phones in favor of mobile devices. Cloud communications provider Dialpad recently surveyed 1000 business professionals about their attitudes and expectations toward communications hardware in the workplace. Nearly

Is Your Mobile Device Strategy at Odds with Employee Expectations?

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  • October 6, 2016
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An effective device management strategy promises a highly desirable ROI trifecta of reduced costs, improved processes, and increased productivity—all of which are essential if your company is to remain competitive. Identifying the best approach, however, can be tricky, even for seasoned business and technology managers, as security threats escalate regularly

Mobile Devices: Magnets for Security Breaches

  • August 11, 2016
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Researchers in an IDG/Lookout survey of 100 business executives were surprised that 74 percent of the leaders polled said they had experienced a mobile-related security breach. Maybe the revelation shouldn’t have been so surprising, given that 82 percent admitted that ‘most’ of their corporate data was accessible via mobile devices.

Tech Wearables in the Workplace: 3 Measures to Reduce Your Cyber Security Risks

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  • August 9, 2016
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One of the items on our list of “5 Cyber Security Threats for SMBs to Watch in 2016” was “Wearable Tech.” Better known by the nickname tech wearables, this category of mobile devices includes smartwatches, fitness bands and other pieces of connected hardware that monitor our every move and send

Security Experts Debate: How Vulnerable Are Your Mobile Devices?

  • November 17, 2015
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Researchers predict that by the end of 2015 eight of every 10 mobile subscribers will own at least one smartphone. And, as we have reported in earlier posts this year (“Make Mobile Users the Frontline of Your Cybersecurity Corps”) this rising tide of mobility presents cybersecurity challenges for small to

Business Continuity Basics: 8 Good Habits for Road Warriors

  • August 25, 2015
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Every time you or one of your employees slings a laptop bag over a shoulder and hits the road for a business trip or remote working session, your company tempts disruption. Why? Because study after study confirms the human element continues as one of the largest risk factors involved in

5 Keys to Working Securely Anywhere

  • July 2, 2015
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In its infographic “2015 Threats Predictions,” cybersecurity software maker McAfee Labs reported that instances of mobile malware – i.e., malicious software that is designed specifically to target mobile devices – grew more than 100% during 2014. In the third quarter alone, the total number of mobile malware samples exceeded 5

Craft Your Mobile Policy Like the Big Guys

  • June 23, 2015
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Mobile devices – laptops, smartphones, tablets – are a permanent part of the business landscape, and will continue to be in one form or another for the foreseeable future, especially given the rise of Millennials in the U.S. workforce. Consider these stats about smartphones alone as evidence of the larger

Make Mobile Users the Frontline of Your Cybersecurity Corps

  • June 16, 2015
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A recent report by the digital research company comScore revealed that nearly 77% of the U.S. mobile subscriber population now owns a smartphone. Researchers expect that number to climb to 80% or more by year-end. And whether those smartphones are employee- or company-owned, used in the office or on the
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