For many companies, security is about restricting access to, and putting up walls around, sensitive data and systems. But for vendors in the identity management space, providing the right kind of access to the right kind of information to the right people actually opens up business opportunities.
For technology solutions provider Citrix Systems, the continued rise of mobile and cloud computing along with the bring your own device (BYOD) movement has translated to a sharpened focus on meeting the demands of clients dealing with a changed IT environment and workforce.
Citrix Systems' chief security strategist Kurt Roemer sits down with Digital News Asia to share his thoughts on securing enterprise environments in bring your own device (BYOD) age.
More than 100,000 Android apps may pose security risks to organizations and attempts to secure bring your own device (BYOD) environments, according to a new study by endpoint security solutions provider Bit9.
Security solutions provider Symantec Corp has announced new offerings in Malaysia to help businesses accelerate their mobility initiatives and meet the challenges of managing a mobile workforce.
The phenomenon has entered the mainstream, but almost 80% of today’s BYOD activity remains inadequately managed by IT departments, leaving businesses not only at risk of data loss but unable to claim they took reasonable preventative measures, says global analyst firm Ovum.
The days of organizations mandating what devices employees can use are over. Today’s digital natives are demanding that their organizations allow them to bring their own gadgets, such as smartphones, tablets and laptops, to the workplace. Organizations would have to embrace these new realities in order to attract talent, which is instrumental in infusing innovation into an organization.
IBM has unveiled new technologies it says are designed to help organizations with today’s greatest challenges, including the need for improved security, the ability to take advantage of cloud computing, and the requirement to manage and analyze vast amounts of data.
Absolute Software Corporation has opened a new corporate office in Kuala Lumpur, a joint venture with distribution partner inTechnology Distribution.
Touting his company’s Content-Aware Identity and Access management (IAM) vision, Vic Mankotia, CA Technologies vice president for Security in Asia Pacific and Japan, says that security has to move from being seen as an investment or significant procurement to being a business enabler; from ‘no you can’t do that’ to knowing who is accessing what kind of info and where.