It’s a challenge that’s fundamental to BYOD: how to redirect unknown devices and users to a portal, in order to determine the appropriate level of network access to provision. There’s a safe, proven way to do… Read More »
Head in the Sand: Why companies have been slow to adopt network access control policies for mobile devices
More and more employees are bringing their personal mobile devices to work, yet many companies are slow to respond to the trend.
Without a policy in place, it’s “anything goes” — where all kinds of… Read More »
From time to time we report on the unintended consequences of BYOD, and what can happen when users own the devices but those devices are on your network. I’d like to address an activity that… Read More »
Adobe recently announced a cyber attack on its network, where hackers stole the source code for Adobe Acrobat and other Adobe products used on personal computers and servers worldwide. According to Krebs on Security, the… Read More »
Locking down today’s dynamic networks while supporting personal and corporate devices of all kinds requires a NAC solution up to the task. Companies are discovering (often painfully) that depending on a single mechanism for device… Read More »
Controlling access to corporate networks and information is one of the biggest cyber security priorities companies have today. A network can only be as secure as the devices that are connected to it, and organizations… Read More »
To secure your network, you first have to detect what’s on it. You have to identify what type of device is trying to connect and make sure it’s free of vulnerabilities and malware before it… Read More »
If you don’t know what’s on your network at all times — if you can’t control what gets on — you put that network and the assets behind it at risk. That’s true in any… Read More »
Lately, I’ve heard a lot of discussion in law firm technology circles about the advantages and challenges of BYOD. Okay, most of those discussions are about the challenges. Does this sound familiar to you:
Firm… Read More »
eduroam (education roaming) is a program that provides a secure, worldwide roaming access service for the international research and education community.
The service allows students, researchers and staff from participating institutions to automatically obtain Internet… Read More »