August 10, 2011
New Gartner report on 13 mobile device management vendors
David Strom writes on the report’s findings and recommendations.
” The results show that Zenprise, Mobile Active Defense and MobileIron scored highest overall in various use cases, and Good Technology was still the best single email-centric solution for secure enterprise mobile email.”
Security watchers question supposed Facebook hack
John Leyden reports on a possible hoax behind a hack.
“We asked Anonymous to either confirm or deny the op but have yet to receive a reply. Although members of the loosely knit and anarchic hacktivist collective do their own thing from time to time, the group has previously said particular ops, most notably initial attacks against the Westboro Baptist Church, are nothing to do with it.”
Kindle Cloud Reader: Amazon’s answer to Apple’s app restrictions
David Gewirtz looks at Amazon’s tactics to combat Apple’s rules.
“So, now, Amazon has swept back into the in-app purchase game, and they’re doing it right on the same iOS devices from which they were banned not so long ago. Enter Kindle Cloud Reader, a beautiful, HTML5-based application that provides all the reading support you might want on your iPad (and, probably soon, on your iPhone). Because you can run Kindle Cloud Reader in Safari, in-app purchases are fully supported and Apple can’t do anything about it.”