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Mobile Mayhem: Smartphones and Security (Or the Lack Thereof)

By Adam Cohen

“It’s a mobile jungle out there, and your corporate data is too valuable to just bungle through it.”

Little computers, generically called “mobile devices,” are everywhere, like creatures sharing our environment with non-digital animals and insects. They come in all shapes and sizes: tablets as big as flat-screen TVs; wearable technology such as the Apple Watch, fitness bracelet or Bluetooth headset; and the undisputed king of mobile devices, our inseparable personal parasite — the smartphone. Not only do these devices share our “physical” environment, they permeate our information technology environment. Connected in the atmosphere of the Internet, mobile devices breathe by inhaling and exhaling data, which travels across the globe, nearly instantaneously. Continue reading Mobile Mayhem: Smartphones and Security (Or the Lack Thereof)

Current Focus on Chaos in Information Governance

By Teresa P, Schoch

With the tsunamic rise in information growth in the past few years,[i] managing ever-increasing formats and sourcing has become increasingly difficult. The complexity has resulted in newly defined C-level participants (e.g., data officers, chief information officers, chief technology officers) tasked with putting electronic data in order. Riding a forceful wave of growth, they attempt to control what is defined as their domain, often putting out fires as data growth leads to potential liability in courts of law or through government-agency enforcement.

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