BY RANDY MANDRISH, JULY 29, 2013
SECURITY

‘Lost’ smartphones experiment reveals that most people are snoops

Have you ever thought about what might happen if you left your smartphone behind? People are naturally curious, but when a lost mobile device is discovered, curiosity can lead to the violation of personal privacy and the exposure of sensitive personal information. To put this idea to the test, Symantec performed an experiment to see what would happen if they “lost” 50 smartphones in public areas. How many people would try to tamper with the phones  …>> more
BY LOU TETSOS, JANUARY 31, 2013
MOBILE WORKING, SECURITY

At Hamilton Health, you can bring your own tablet to work

One of my favourite topics is how organizations are overcoming the security challenges of supporting user devices on a closed network. Hospitals in particular are a great example because patient information is highly sensitive data. Here is what is happening at Hamilton Health Sciences . At this hospital, physicians had become so enamoured with tablets that they were practically demanding the organization support the use of their devices so they could quickly and easily access patient  …>> more

Tablets, physicians, and love letters at Ottawa Hospital

One of my favourite topics is how organizations are overcoming the security challenges of supporting user devices on a closed network. Hospitals in particular are a great example because patient information is highly sensitive data. At Ottawa Hospital, until recently, physicians who wanted to access information such as patient records or diagnostic images were tethered to a workstation, either in their office, at a nursing station or out on the units. However, the past year  …>> more