The Carrier IQ controversy continues, as Sprint removes the hidden software from its mobile devices--at least until further review. Other wireless service providers echo Sprint’s assertion that customer privacy was never violated.
Wavelink Corporation has announced the release of Avalanche SmartDevice Server 2.0, which adds new features for managing smartphones and tablets. Additionally, the new release adds support for Apple's iOS 5.
IT security and data protection company Sophos announced the release of the latest version of its mobile device management solution, Sophos Mobile Control 2.0.
Better MDM - a provider of extensive healthcare MDM capabilities, has now also launched the first Mobile Device Management and Enterprise App Store for iOS (iPhone & iPad) and Android designed specifically for Healthcare organizations.
Enterprises take note of FIPS-140 level certification and Carrier IQ detection capability.
Gemalto, a major security vendor, will provide Isis Mobile Commerce Platform with Trusted Service Manager Solution
If nothing else Symantec has done large-scale enterprises a significant favor, by highlighting every possible nook and cranny where mobile security issues lurk. It's well worth scoping out.
The multi-factor autrhentication vendor brings the capability to Apple iOS devices, with Android support just around the corner.
MobileIron has released v4.5 of its mobile device management platform, covering all releases of Android, including Androind Ice Cream Sandwach (aka Android 4.0).
The entire Carrier IQ fiasco can be seen as a 'no harm, no foul' scenario - but any enterprise CIO that does so is taking a huge risk with corporate data and user authentication.