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Smart Device Security Myths - Debunked

February 17, 2017   |   Christopher Parisi

Many of us travel extensively and there is inevitably a time when your portable device alerts you that it needs power—often in an airport, mall or other public place. More often, “charging stations” are becoming a fixture in airports, malls and even bars, making it convenient to pull up a chair and plug in your device.

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Topics: Security, Client & Mobility, Mobile

Tips for securing your data with a mobile workforce

September 13, 2016   |   Laura Vanassche

The affordability of devices—including smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktops—has changed the way we work and communicate on many levels. These technologies allow employees to work from any location and remain connected to the company network at all times. Nearly all of my coworkers have constant access to their work email and calendar through their smartphones, as well as the capability to work from home if needed. However, this freedom may create vulnerability and open companies up to cyberattacks. How can IT departments ensure the company’s sensitive information remain secure with the increased use of personal phones, tablets, laptops and desktops?

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Topics: Security, Client & Mobility, Cloud

What is Enterprise Mobility Suite and how can it add value for your customers?

June 28, 2016   |   Randall Crippen

Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) is a relatively new product combination that packs a punch when it comes to creating value and managing access to the cloud. Many customers ask if they can replace their on-premise domain controller with Azure Active Directory Premium (AADP), so today we will take a look at the components that make up EMS to carefully answer that question.

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Topics: Security, Microsoft Azure, Data Center, Client & Mobility