While I like the brakes analogy, the reality is you have brakes so you can go fast AND so you can safely stop. The power train is what makes you go fast....frankly, I think it's the brakes that slow you down and get you to a safe stop. Clever, though...
Security puts the brakes on bad things happening to your data. Great security does that AND allows you you to go fast.
Doug, my sense is the standardization of software being talked about is within the enterprise not across all enterprises. But you raise a good question....if everything is farmed out to the cloud, how do you differentiate? We know that enterprises like the airlines are measuring their differentiation by the number of downloadable customers apps, actual downloads and usage. Clearly those apps metrics speak to differentation.
Good one, but it'll have to be done one way or another. Interestingly, I Googled and Google News-ed "mobile device security disasters" and saw all the usual Armageddon-esque BYOD headlines, but saw no actual headlines that detailed mobile device security breaches. As close as it came was a bug in the iPhone that could result in security issues...
Is there a public clearing house for specific mobile/BOYD breaches?
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