Good App for iPhone Update

Good released a minor update to their app for the iPhone.   Release notes are on their site. Companies that don’t want to use ActiveSync but still feel pressured into making the iPhone an option are looking to Good to do so.   From the release notes: • Complete landscape view – Including email list view, calendar, …

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Jailbreaking – Unsafe at any speed

Look at me, making Ralph Nader references whether they work or not. Back in July, the US Copyright office ruled it is legal to jailbreak your iPhone in order to install non-appstore apps or even to unlock the phone to use with another carrier. What does this mean for iPhones used the enterprise? Just because …

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Forrester’s iPhone Article

Earlier this week Forrester released a paper on iPhone and Enterprise use.   That article was summarizedby Larry Dignan on ZdNet.   As a side note, I started to write on this earlier but wasn’t sure that I could legitimately quote from the article.   I guess it would be ok to quote small passages to critique.   But it’s …

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Unisys and the iPhone

Have you read this Apple profile on Unisys’ use of the iPhone. “A wide range of aspects give us confidence that iPhone is a secure device.” Tip Underwood, Vice President of Sales and Management Support  I wonder if they still have that confidence after reading about the Zdziarski Method.  or PIN bypass.  The PIN bypass …

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SEP 11.0.6

Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.6 is available on fileconnect. The release notes are here. Release Highlights •”Symantec Protection Center v1.0″ introduces a centralized management console with single sign-on to integrated Symantec applications including Endpoint Protection, Brightmail Gateway, Data Loss Prevention, Web Gateway, Critical System Protection, and IT Analytics •”SEP Manager Web Console” delivers web-based access to …

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iPhone (in)security in the enterprise – Followup

Back in November I wrote a summary of several concerns we have about the iPhone in the enterprise. Four months later lets take a look at see what’s changed. One of the other guys at work took that list of concerns to our AT&T rep, who then took them to a unnamed, untitled Apple contact. …

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Unicorn sighting

A few weeks ago my officemate posted to Facebook, I’ve just been told by two different Mac Geniuses that installing an antivirus software could actually make the Mac computer less secure. Unfortunately, both were phone conversations because I’m almost certain they were doing the Jedi mind trick hand motions.   As I read that, I figured …

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iPhone (in)security in the enterprise

Just when you thought you’d successfully killed it off, its back. The email from management who is getting pressure from the c levels asking why the iPhone isn’t supported. It comes in on schedule every two month. “iPhone version 3.1 has solved all the security problems, right?” Um, no. “There is now a Wolfram Alpha …

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