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  • Orlando International, one of the nation's busiest airports, adopted a more advanced WiFi and app infrastructure to help travelers navigate through the facility.

  • Mobility has created remarkable opportunities for business, industry and government, but it has also introduced growing risks. A new report from Aruba Networks, "Securing #GenMobile: Is Your Business Running the Risk?" reveals that the mindset of today's workforce is endangering security like never before. The examination of 11,500 workers in 23 countries found that security practices within many organizations are weak or ineffective. In addition, employee attitudes—particularly among younger workers—tilt toward a greater sharing of devices but an indifference to security. Interestingly, the risk to enterprise data security is most acute in highly regulated and tech-savvy industries, among higher-earning male workers, and in emerging markets. As Andy Phippen, professor of social responsibility in IT, at Plymouth University, noted in the forward of the report: "It is becoming increasingly apparent, particularly with the mainstream adoption of powerful mobile computing, that there is a blurring between the workplace and social life."

  • Wearables—Internet-connected eye wear, smartwatches and gesture-controlled devices—will become commonplace in both corporate and industrial settings by 2020.

  • One of the biggest challenges organizations face is keeping up with the dizzying array of security risks. Not surprisingly, the mobile environment is increasingly at the epicenter of enterprise concerns. The sheer volume of malware is growing, and mobile attack methods and vectors are becoming more sophisticated. A recent report, "The State of Mobile Application Insecurity," conducted by Ponemon Institute in conjunction with IBM, sheds light on the hazards. It notes that hackers are waking up to opportunities in the mobility arena, and, at any given moment, more than 11.6 million mobile devices are infected with malware. Moreover, organizations are not keeping up with threats. Many professionals are not scanning their networks and outside mobile apps, and they're typically not even checking their own apps for security flaws. "Building security into mobile apps is not top of mind for companies, giving hackers the opportunity to easily reverse-engineer apps, jailbreak mobile devices and tap into confidential data," said Caleb Barlow, vice president of Mobile Management and Security at IBM. "Industries need to think about security at the same level on which highly efficient, collaborative cyber-criminals are planning attacks."

  • A leading biotech firm revamps its approach to marketing and sales with mobile technology and a mobile content management platform that boosts collaboration.