Posts Tagged ‘Security’

Best security practices key catalyses full potential of mobile business processes

According to JP Lourens, software product manager at Kyocera Document Solutions South Africa says that along with the convenience and productivity benefits of giving users the ability to access data and documents wherever they are, mobility also introduces new security risks. “Mobile devices can easily be lost or stolen, with the result that confidential data […]

Tips to keep yourself safe when banking online

The ease and convenience of banking on a mobile device is undeniable. However, this luxury does not come without any risk as cyber crime continues to plague various industries by taking advantage of the unknowing consumer. This threat has seen banks make a concerted effort to educate their customers about the risks that they face […]

Over 70% of companies support BYOD for increased output

Bitglass, the Total Data Protection company, released the results of its report “How Forward-Looking Industries Secure BYOD,” which shares insights on bring-your-own device (BYOD) security gained from a survey of more than 800 cybersecurity professionals across five major industries, including financial services, technology, healthcare, government and education. Bitglass found that 72 percent of organizations, led […]

Sadly, Apple’s Fingerprint Sensor Won’t Replace Passwords

When Apple acquired Harris Corp. spinoff Authentec in July 2012, pundits accurately predicted it meant fingerprint sensors would soon arrive on iPhones. That moment arrived yesterday, when Apple announced its iPhone 5s would include Touch ID on the home button. The technology uses a “laser cut sapphire crystal, together with the capacitive touch sensor, to […]