Many Android devices usually come preinstalled with apps developed by the carrier or manufacturer. These apps are called bloatware and are unwanted by many users. The bad news is that uninstalling them is difficult. The good news is that there is a solution.
Mobile phones are just as prone to cyber attacks as desktop PCs, and cyber scammers are relying on unsecured devices to carry out their deeds. If you haven’t implemented a cyber security guideline for your company’s mobile devices, you can start by following these easy steps.
Since it has just been released as a beta test, the next version of Google’s Android operating system still doesn’t have a full name and is known as “Android O” for now. What has been confirmed so far are extended battery life and an optimized notification system.
Mobile device management is a full-fledged subset of IT security. Employees store and view sensitive data on their smartphones, which exposes your organization to a significant amount of risk. Although there are plenty of great solutions for managing this, the National Security Agency (NSA) believes mobile virtualization is the next big thing.
Amazon is using its Alexa technology to ensure success at its second attempt at internet-based telephony. The company’s newly released patent details a phone system that will use the voice-controlled technology of their Alexa-powered devices to make and receive calls.
For Android users, not only does a new operating system entail a new, confectionary-inspired name, but also a handful of features to look out for -- case in point, Android 7.0 Nougat. Even better, older smartphone users can expect to enjoy it too, thus revoking Google Pixel of its exclusive privilege.
Passwords such as “Password123”, “Mycomputer” and the classic “123456” can pose a very real threat to small and medium sized businesses everywhere. Easy to crack and hack, if your staff are logging in to company accounts with over simplified passwords, they are putting your business at risk.