Google Play’s Private Channel enables organizations and businesses to deploy their private apps, making BYOD a more attractive proposition for employers, IT departments and employees.
Most of us have compartmentalized lives, we have home and family; friends and our social circles; and work. Some people keep these three separate while some people merge them. One device that we use in all our circles is our smartphone and as more companies adopt the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) to work trend then our phones are being used for personal tasks as well as professional ones. This overlap can be a security concern, especially when corporate data and security is concerned. But there is good news, thanks to the same virtualization technology that has revolutionized servers and to some extent PCs, a new breed of smartphone is coming that can run two mobile operating systems simultaneously.
Dropbox has announced limited support for two-step verification. With an “experimental build,” a Dropbox developer says the company is letting users test the two-factor authentication feature, which should require an additional code prior to gaining access.
Tablets are invading the enterprise, and obviously the iPad was the first and main reason for the invasion to happen. Another important factor that contributed to the proliferation of tablets in corporate environments is the trend of professionals bringing their own devices (BYOD) to work. Although right now the iPad is leading in enterprise by a big margin, the BYOD trend is also helping Android tablets to get a foothold in boardrooms and offices from across the world. Moreover, according to one survey by Good, Android slates might surpass iPads in number in the close future. Of the 3000 IT professionals…