• Smartphone Holding

    The Need for Mobile Audit Software

    Current mobile devices are small computers with a high computational capacity, high accessibility to all company information and high mobility. This makes them an obvious target for attackers, as they are easy to find unattended and subtract, or to be infected due to misuse of the user. Is the protection of your devices adequate? Could an attacker break the password? Install malware? In addition, with the implementation of BYOD policies: Bring Your Own Device (Bring Your Own Device) The ability of a company to establish security requirements in terminals that are not your property makes it very difficult to protect the information Have you already deployed mobile device control software…

  • Employee Personality Team

    5 HR Policies to Decide Before You Hire

    You’ve been running your startup or small business on your own, and it has grown enough that you now need to hire employees. Before you go down the exciting and sometimes stressful road of hiring and onboarding new people, you need to have HR policies in place. Designing HR policies isn’t easy, but with the right research and preparation, you can create solid documents that will prepare your business to have more staff members. Vacation and Time Off Your small business has lots to consider regarding vacation time. How do employees accrue it? How many days, at most, can your employees take each year? Consider whether it’s paid vacation and…

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    Business Tools,  Management

    BYOD Is the Hot New Business Trend, But Is it Safe?

    BYOD. It means “bring your own device” to work. Successful businesses understand the benefit of allowing for personal devices in the workplace. BYOD means businesses are spending less on hardware because the employee is providing their own. And, the Good Technology State of BYOD Report found that employees are happy to supply their own devices. This is likely due to a preference for their personal devices, which often times are actually more feature-rich compared to the lacking features of bulk equipment. Businesses that furnish equipment to their employees often have to think about budget first and features second, but BYOD eliminates this from the equation. Unfortunately, the BYOD model isn’t…

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    Gadget,  Internet,  Security

    Student Smartphones: Is BYOD a Security Threat to Schools?

    What began as a trickle in the mid-1980s — characterized by early adopters who paid upwards of $1,500 to buy a 10 pound “cellular bag phone” for their cars — has become a tidal wave of wireless connectivity. The Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association, a non-profit representing the wireless industry, reports that by 2012 more than 326.4 million Americans were connected with one another and with the Internet. Today the sheer number of wireless devices exceeds the entire population of the U.S. Teenagers account for the most dramatic new dynamic in the wireless market with a full 74 percent using their cell phones to access the Internet. One in four report…