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BYOD: too much choice is a dangerous thing

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The wide open landscape of BYOD is being fenced off into more manageable subdivisions like CYOD and COPE. Will these new acronyms help?
17 Jan 2014

'BYOD revolution happening and we can't stop it,' says Camden Council

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John Jackson, CIO at the London Borough of Camden, told Government ICT 2014 how Camden has embraced agile working
15 Jan 2014

Sack security personnel who can't say why they're adding security - Dr Ian Levy, CESG

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Information assurance body technical director says more security doesn't always mean better security
14 Jan 2014

Organisations must have a proper BYOD policy, says ICO

Information Commissioner's Office warns that employees need guidance as to how to handle data on personal devices
09 Jan 2014

More than 80 per cent of employees use 'non-approved' SaaS apps - report

Less than half are concerned that their use of unapproved software could lead to data loss
08 Jan 2014

Of toys and tablets

Tomy’s products may appeal to the younger consumer, but that does not mean its systems are child’s play. Peter Gothard finds out how Sybase and Afaria helped sales staff go mobile
24 Dec 2013

Computing's Christmas Tablet Roundup 2013

The best of the current sub-£200 Android tablet offerings. Are there any hidden gems a CIO should look out for?
18 Dec 2013

Is CYOD the future?

In this video of a recent Computing IT Leaders' Forum, a panel of experts from the public, private and third sectors discuss their approach to CYOD
06 Dec 2013

BYOD vs CYOD: IT leaders explain their preference

Practitioners of both approaches to enterprise mobility discussed their advantages and drawbacks at Computing’s most recent IT Leaders’ Forum
03 Dec 2013

TfL sees 500 per cent rise in employees tapping into BYOD scheme

Apple's iOS devices are most popular, Samsung is second most popular brand
28 Nov 2013

NCG Banco: 'We will continue supporting BlackBerry as a corporate solution'

Large Spanish bank installs BES 10 and over 1,600 devices, even as C-level BlackBerry staff are shown the door
27 Nov 2013

Interview: LV='s Richard Warner, CIO of the Year 2013

LV=’s Richard Warner tells Sooraj Shah what it means to be crowned the CIO of the Year, and explains how IT has driven growth at the insurance firm
25 Nov 2013

Better education required to counter ‘culture of carelessness’ and protect mobile data from hackers

Security experts at Trend Micro roundtable debate how to fight threat of mobile data theft
21 Nov 2013

Oracle ehances BYOD capabilities with Bitzer Mobile acquisition

Deal designed to 'address the growing security needs created by the BYOD movement'
18 Nov 2013

MoD appoints former Post Office and TfL IT chief as CIO

Yvonne Ferguson begins work as a "3* CIO" in January 2014
14 Nov 2013

Danger lurks in the shadows: the darker side of collaboration

John Leonard examines the risk for IT from employees setting up their own collaboration systems
14 Nov 2013

Lean, green and flexible: exploring the IT powering WWF's new HQ

When the WWF designed its new headquarters, it knew its IT infrastructure had to be able to support hot-desking, mobile working and video conferencing in a cost-effective and eco-friendly way. Danny Palmer went to Woking to find out if it succeeded
12 Nov 2013

BYOD is fine - but only on a dedicated network, says WWF CIO

Dave Southern tells Computing how the animal charity runs a separate network specifically for BYOD
06 Nov 2013

Smartglasses will make workplace more efficient sooner rather than later, claims Gartner

CIOs should start preparing for technologies like Google Glass now, say analysts
06 Nov 2013

GoClever Aries 70: Review

How does the new 7 inch tablet from Polish firm Goclever fare in the cluttered Android market? Should enterprises consider this as a budget option for road warriors, or are there better options elsewhere?
04 Nov 2013

Bring your own lawyer: the legal perils of BYOD

With staff seeking to perform more and more functions on their devices rather than clunky work PCs, organisations are starting to consider the legal implications – and it isn’t a straightforward matter
30 Oct 2013

The secret to BYOD? Make users your security staff, advises Intel

Security in a world of wired PCs was hard enough. But when staff are using their own wireless devices, all over the world, it becomes an order of magnitude more complex. Graeme Burton reports
22 Oct 2013

Malware writers move in for the mobile kill

Mobile security resembles PC security in its early days, warns McAfee’s Jason Brown at the Computing IT Leaders’ Forum
27 Sep 2013

There’s life in the old PC yet

Some tablets may become obsolete long before laptops and desktop PCs bite the dust, writes John Leonard
17 Sep 2013