Tag: Security

Windows Phone 8.1 is Here

Windows Phone 8.1 is Here

| July 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

For users of the Nokia Lumia 1520 on AT&T, the Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 mobile operating system update is available for immediate download. The smartphone built from the ground-up to address the security and management needs of every enterprise has arrived.  Some of you developers and early adopters running the developer preview may need to use the Nokia Software Recovery Tool to […]

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Mobile Expert Interview: Kevin Benedict and Rob Tiffany

Mobile Expert Interview: Kevin Benedict and Rob Tiffany

| March 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

Senior Analyst, Kevin Benedict discusses Microsoft mobility with Rob Tiffany on topics ranging from Windows Phone to Windows Intune. Rob

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Windows Phone 8 is now FIPS 140-2 Certified

Windows Phone 8 is now FIPS 140-2 Certified

| September 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

With FIPS 140-2 certification, Windows Phone 8 now meets the security requirements of the United States and Canadian governments meaning it’s secure enough to be used by federal agencies and the military. This also means Windows Phone 8 is more than secure enough to be trusted by companies and individuals all over the world. The National Institute […]

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The Phone That Has Everything the Enterprise Needs: Windows Phone 8

The Phone That Has Everything the Enterprise Needs: Windows Phone 8

| June 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Today at TechEd Europe 2013 in Madrid, I’ll be kicking off the Windows Phone track with my session, “The Phone That Has Everything the Enterprise Needs: Windows Phone 8″ at 13:30 in room N112. Session abstract: Your requirements for an Enterprise phone must meet the demands of your organization with mobile device management, security, encryption and […]

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The Future of Enterprise Mobility – Live from the Mobile World Congress

The Future of Enterprise Mobility – Live from the Mobile World Congress

| April 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Learn about the future of Enterprise Mobility from me, Benjamin Robbins: Principal at Palador, Vishy Gopalakrishna: VP at SAP, and Ben Smith: Head of Mobile Product at Tribal Labs. We’re broadcasting live from Barcelona; the Mobile Capital of the World. https://www.brighttalk.com/webcast/288/67769      

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Data is a Platform

Data is a Platform

| April 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

The realization that Data is a Platform provides a moment of clarity. Apps just present data to users and support its manipulation and capture. Mobile devices are convenient binary execution engines that facilitate the running of apps so you can work with that data. Focus your energy on securing data in-transit and at-rest while controlling its […]

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5 Steps to Containerize your Enterprise Mobile Apps

5 Steps to Containerize your Enterprise Mobile Apps

| February 15, 2013 | 3 Comments

Just in case you haven’t noticed lately, the BYOD Juggernaut appears to be stumbling in the security department.  It’s time to get your mobile enterprise house in order and containerize your apps to create islands of security on potentially insecure mobile devices. We’ve seen buggy mobile operating system updates that allow users to bypass lock screens, public […]

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Strategic Mobility with Philippe Winthrop

Strategic Mobility with Philippe Winthrop

| December 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Here’s a great video where my friend Philippe Winthrop discusses how to develop a strategic mobility plan. Philippe is the managing director of the Enterprise Mobility Foundation. I’m a member and you can check it out at http://theemf.org/. -Rob

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Mobile Device Managment Report from Zenprise

Mobile Device Managment Report from Zenprise

| July 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Below is an infographic from Zenprise that displays their view of the world in the mobile device management space based on numbers from their customers in Q1 2012. The most notable item for me is the blacklisting of the Google Play app store on Android devices.  In my view, no amount of PIN enforcement, device […]

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Building your BYOD Baseline: Trust

Building your BYOD Baseline: Trust

| March 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Let’s talk about trust. So far, my BYOD guidance has been to give your employees a lot of value without allowing their devices to access your internal corporate network.  Frankly, the ability to trust any mobile device inside the firewall is a hard sell for security folks.  The closest I’ve ever seen was encrypted Windows Mobile […]

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Windows Phone 7 Demo Fest Tech Ed Video

Windows Phone 7 Demo Fest Tech Ed Video

| November 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

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Windows Phone 7: If at first you don’t succeed …

Windows Phone 7: If at first you don’t succeed …

| October 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

Written by: J. Gerry Purdy 10/20/2010  You have to hand it to Microsoft.   They have certainly fulfilled the old saying, “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.”  Microsoft has had a number of previous attempts to build a successful operating system for the mobile market with WinPad, Windows Mobile and Win CE.  These […]

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