Tag: smartphone security

BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) may allow for flexibility, ease of use and mobility when it comes to employee productivity, but there are still serious security and compliance concerns to be taken into account. CIO-Today.com reports on the simplest but often-overlooked security measures that can be taken to prevent a data breach. While different industry compliance standards, such as HIPAA or PCI, may require more stringent data security technology, the average mobile device user can take their first steps toward …

Last August, I wrote a blog post discussing the federal cloud computing initiative launched by then-U.S. CIO Vivek Kundra and his Cloud-First policy developed to motivate agencies to adopt cloud computing projects and reduce overall spending and energy expenditure. On the heels of his endeavor comes a new federal mobile strategy intended to increase productivity and realize cost-savings. The new U.S. CIO (a newly-minted federal position only two-years-old), Steven VanRoekel, has drafted a mobile strategy outline to push agencies toward …

With smartphones and social media platforms becoming a major means of communication between friends, family and co-workers, we have come to appreciate the evolution of mobile applications. With over 500,000 apps on iPhone, 350,000 on Android and thousands more on other operating systems, there are many different apps out there that offer many different services and solutions to its users. In order for these apps to work, they require permissions to use certain features of your phone in order to …

Mobile devices are becoming ubiquitous in the healthcare industry – from quickly filing e-prescriptions to collecting and sending patient health information (PHI) directly to an EHR/EMR (electronic health or medical record) system, the use of smartphones, tablets and other portable devices is changing the quality of patient care for the better across the nation. But when it comes to securing your mobile devices and meeting strict HIPAA compliance standards, physicians and other healthcare professionals may not realize the security precautions …

According to a recent Gartner study, smartphones accounted for 297 million (19%) of the 1.6 billion mobile phones sold in 2010. That’s 72.1% more smartphone sales than in 2009 and it doesn’t appear to be slowing down for 2011 and beyond. The advancements that have been made in the mobile market have been nothing more than unbelievable. Your phone is not only a means of verbal communication, but an email-checking, web-browsing multimedia device. With that however, more and more of …

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