Lucas Mearian

Senior Reporter

Lucas Mearian covers enterprise mobile issues, including mobility management, security, hardware and apps, and enterprise collaboration technology.

What is app wrapping? One way to more secure mobile apps

How to expose flaws in custom-built mobile apps

How to expose flaws in custom-built mobile apps

As companies move toward a mobile-first strategy, more and more are developing apps in-house -- and unwittingly exposing themselves to cybersecurity flaws. Here's how to avoid that problem.

Linux group pushes out production-ready blockchain collaboration software

Linux group pushes out production-ready blockchain collaboration software

The Linux Foundation is touting availability of Fabric 1.0, a foundation for developing blockchain applications such as smart contracts.

What's the difference between MDM, MAM, EMM and UEM?

What's the difference between MDM, MAM, EMM and UEM?

While BYOD made it easier for employees to get their jobs done anywhere, anytime, keeping company data safe requires serious management. Here's how to pick between Mobile Application Management and Mobile Device Management.

High-def camera maker Red announces 3D smartphone

High-def camera maker Red announces 3D smartphone

Red, a maker of high-def cameras used for filming blockbuster films, has created a smartphone with a 3D display and the ability to take holographic images.

 Microsoft consolidates its mobile management tools under Azure

Microsoft consolidates its mobile management tools under Azure

Microsoft has migrated its Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) admin consoles to the Azure web-service portal, bolstering corporate mobility management efforts.

How the iPhone begat shadow IT and enterprise mobility

How the iPhone begat shadow IT and enterprise mobility

Not long after its arrival 10 years ago, the iPhone began to dominate the workplace -- first as a shadow IT device smuggled in by employees for daily chores, later as the preferred smartphone for execs. But Apple's enterprise success...

Purism aims to push privacy-centric laptops, tablets and phones to market

Purism aims to push privacy-centric laptops, tablets and phones to market

A San Francisco-based start-up created a line of laptops -- and is now working on delivering a tablet and smartphone -- designed with hardware and open-source software to guard user privacy.

At the start: Pat McGovern and the birth of Computerworld

At the start: Pat McGovern and the birth of Computerworld

What began as a small IT newspaper in 1967 grew into a worldwide publishing empire that has covered the tech industry for 50 years.

Q&A: AppDynamics CIO sees SaaS as the future of mobile management
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Q&A: AppDynamics CIO sees SaaS as the future of mobile management

AppDynamics, which was recently acquired by Cisco for its application and business performance monitoring software, avoided mobile device management tools and turned to SaaS platforms to control access to corporate data.

4 ways blockchain is the new business collaboration tool

4 ways blockchain is the new business collaboration tool

While the full potential of blockchain is often not understood by business execs, that's not keeping companies from aggressively exploring how the secure, distributed ledger technology can save time and money.

Q&A: How TiVo’s CIO manages disparate mobile platforms
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Q&A: How TiVo’s CIO manages disparate mobile platforms

Tivo CIO Steve Palmucci faces a disparate set of mobile platforms to secure and manage and, while he's managed that so far, he also has a wish list of features that could unite his mobile and desktop environments under one umbrella.

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