Infonetics Research released excerpts from its 2014 Mobile Security survey. About half of the respondents have dealt with lost or stolen devices containing sensitive or proprietary data. But only 15% (or less) believe that remote wipe, device location, or disk/file/SD card encryption are effective.
We need solutions capable of securing all company- and employee-owned devices from the same console, in the network or cloud as well as on the device.
U.S. Hispanics are avid digital consumers who over-index on smartphone usage — many are turning to their bundle of devices every day to learn more about local products and services.
Tablets were preferred by Hispanics — 52.5% of respondents used them daily for local shopping in Q3 2013.
Emerging markets are the key focal point when considering smartphone and mobile internet access growth. According to IDC, in 2013 the worldwide smartphone market surpassed 1 billion units shipped — that’s up from 752 million in 2012.
This boom has been mainly powered by consumption in the China market, which has tripled in size over the last three years.
The smartphone is indispensable in the UK when organizing a vacation. Of the 1,550 UK smartphone owners surveyed, nearly nine in 10 used their phones to research and plan their holidays.
The top British travel-related activities conducted via smartphone were looking for hotels, searching for flights and comparing prices.
Worldwide 4G LTE-related mobile network service provider subscriptions reached 229.7 million in 2013, and will continually grow at a CAGR of 43.6 percent between 2013 and 2019 — eventually exceed 2 billion subscribers.
The large population base in the Asia-Pacific region, and cost-competitive smartphones, has accelerated the remarkable subscriber adoption thus far.
From 2009 to 2013, international bandwidth usage grew 61 percent per year within the Middle East and 69 percent annually in Africa — that’s a seven-fold and eight-fold increase, respectively.
Intra-regional bandwidth growth for both regions is outpacing global growth — averaging 82 percent annually in the Middle East and 88 percent per year in Africa over that span.
Since USB was first introduced in 1996, a bevy of wired connectivity standards have fallen by the wayside. Now, USB 3.1 and USB Power Delivery will help to firmly establish the mobile device leadership position in the marketplace.
With the forthcoming Type-C port, mobile adoption of the USB 3.0 standard should accelerate significantly.
Children and teens in the UK have grown up with the internet as a constant. They spend more time there than ever, doing more things than ever, on more devices than ever.
According to a January 2014 BBC survey, 75% of UK child and teen tablet users employed their device in order to learn new things.
According to ABI Research, more than 55 percent of the least expensive country tariff plans are now on 4G LTE technology — that’s compared to just 22 percent a year ago.
This performance has been driven by the aggressive deployment of LTE-based mobile networks and a wider choice of consumer-centric LTE smartphones.
A new generation of security threats stemming from progressive business technology trends – such as BYOD, mobility and cloud services – will expose organizations to a multitude of new risks.
However, according to Dell, the majority of IT leaders around the world say they don’t view these threats as top security concerns.