Bridgeway Blog

Welcome to Bridgeway's Blog - bringing you news, views and opinions on issues that matter to you.

The purpose of this blog is to help you in your job and offer a better understanding of security. If you have any thoughts on the content or you'd like us to cover something then please don't hesitate to tell us.

Posted by Louisa Mackintosh 31 May 2017

What if you could unleash the power of all that data in your MobileIron console and turn it into actionable, insightful data? Well with IronWorks, the new MobileIron reporting platform (and first of its kind) you can do exactly that. Coming soon!

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Posted by Jason Holloway 26 May 2016

Today, employees require immediate and flexible access from a wide range of device types and form factors. In the modern, connected and mobile world, the traditional USB drive is dead. Your users are already using and demanding Dropbox as their preferred collaboration and sharing service, so why not empower your users and gain control and visibility over their use of this unique solution?

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Posted by Louisa Mackintosh 20 May 2016

Interested in moving your Mobile IT project from tactical to strategic? Do you want to know how to give your mobility project the best possible chance of success? Last week, we brought together a group of IT security professionals from a range of industry sectors to our latest Mobile IT User Forum to discuss all of the above.

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Posted by Louisa Mackintosh 28 October 2015

The event began with Bridgeway MD Jason Holloway introducing the themes of the day. MobileIron, a leader in Enterprise Mobility Managment, then gave an overview of the changing mobility landscape, and the resulting impact on IT management, security and the users experience. We then heard an interesting talk and live demonstration from startup Fliplet on ‘how to build an enterprise mobile app in 20 minutes’ – showcasing how rapidly apps can be developed and deployed.

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Posted by Louisa Mackintosh 15 October 2015

Bridgeway's next Mobile IT User Forum is taking place tomorrow on Wednesday (21st October) at the British Library in London. The one-day event will offer participants insights into the latest trends in mobile IT and the products, policies and processes that are key to ensuring your mobility project is a success, as well as opportunities for discussion and networking.

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Posted by Louisa Mackintosh 25 September 2015

Often we can overlook the need for the right level of skills to successfully administer our EMM software on an ongoing basis. Being trained on your EMM or MDM solution is crucial when dealing with new technology, so that your leading-edge technology stays that way and doesn’t become a bleeding-edge project instead. It will give you the required knowledge needed to install, configure, deploy and manage the solution effectively, but it can also have wide reaching opportunity gains throughout the business.

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Posted by Craig Coward 11 September 2015

The role of CIOs and IT departments has transformed dramatically over time. With technology playing such a huge part in driving change and solving business issues, IT affects every department of an organisation. At the same time, it seems that IT and technology decisions are increasingly being influenced by non-IT staff.

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Posted by Louisa Mackintosh 9 September 2015

As Apple launch iOS 9 this week at it’s annual event in California, what does this mean for enterprises using managed mobile devices, and in particular their IT administrators, the end-users, and the organisation as a whole?

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Posted by Jason Holloway 4 August 2015

A look at how organisations can approach understanding the drivers and the processes involved in their mobility projects, and planning for how to ensure overall project success.

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Posted by Louisa Mackintosh 24 July 2015

During mobility projects, one of the issues that comes up time and time again is the total cost of ownership, or TCO. Mobility projects are long-term and there is a wide range of associated costs that organisations need to consider. So what are these costs and how can we maximise efficiency for long-term gain to the organisation?

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Posted by Louisa Mackintosh 22 June 2015

Will Enterprise Mobile become Enterprise IT? Where are you on your Enterprise Mobility journey? What does a mobile workspace look like? How do you give your employees a great user experience wherever they are but keep the data and device secure? These and many other questions were discussed at the 4th Enterprise Mobility Management Conference in London last week/yesterday, where over 150 IT security professionals attended to learn about industry best practices, hear updates on the latest critical thinking around mobile technology and network with their peers.

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Posted by Louisa Mackintosh 15 June 2015

So you have carefully chosen your EMM solution, you’ve deployed it in line with your business needs and aligned it with existing technologies. Now what? Well business as usual by all accounts. But what if you find a bug, or need help with a new upgrade? You need to have a reliable support service at your finger tips.

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Posted by Louisa Mackintosh 8 June 2015

Bridgeway Security Solutions are delighted to announce that we are presenting a plenary session at the 4th Enterprise Mobility Management Conference next week. Jason Holloway, Bridgeway's Managing Director, will be presenting on 'Understanding The Mobility Project Lifecycle.'

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Posted by Louisa Mackintosh 12 May 2015

A new survey shows how mobile workers feel pressure when handling work at home - and personal matters at work

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Posted by Louisa Mackintosh 1 May 2015

A recent court ruling in Texas has raised some very interesting issues around enterprise mobility management (EMM) and BYOD. Saman Rajaee, who was working as a salesman for homebuilder Design Tech Homes, sued the company after they remotely wiped personal data from his iPhone shortly after he had handed in his notice. It is clear that no documented mobile IT policy was in place. The case was dismissed in federal court but is still pending at state court level.

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Posted by Jason Holloway 16 February 2015

Back in 2011, the Department of Health published a progress report from its National Mobile Health Worker Project, which was designed to examine the potential technical and business benefits of mobile working in community health services. It’s interesting to note that while the technology has evolved since then, the challenges of integrating mobile into the day-to-day running of the NHS remain consistent...

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Posted by Jason Holloway 8 February 2015

Lack of consistent mobile Web access is hampering business activity - but what can be done about it?

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Posted by Jason Holloway 8 December 2014

The first in a series of blogs that look at how businesses can change the way they manage their IT to accommodate the mobility wave.

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Posted by Jason Holloway 6 November 2014

Last Saturday, I was scanning through the papers and ended up at a regular feature in the Guardian Weekend Magazine called 'Blind date'. This involves two readers going on a blind date and then each of them reporting on the experience, in turn responding to various questions on the date. The final question they are asked is whether they would hope to meet again...

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Posted by Jason Holloway 15 October 2014

Last night, a serious security vulnerability was disclosed. POODLE affects SSL v3 client and server communications, allowing a man-in-the-middle attack to decrypt the session and recover session cookies. For more information, read on...

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Posted by Jason Holloway 10 October 2014

This week, something happened which could sound the death knell for the use of memory sticks in business. The code for an unpatchable vulnerability which undermines the security of USB devices, and can turn any such device into a malicious agent, has now been published online. Is it time to finally say goodbye to the USB drive?

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Posted by Jason Holloway 25 September 2014

A new vulnerability has been discovered in a common Unix and Linux component, the Bash shell. This exploit is remotely exploitable and patches have been released for all the major operating systems. If you run any Unix or Linux systems, we recommend you test for the vulnerability immediately. Find out more and how to test for this exploit by following the link... (updated)

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Posted by Jason Holloway 23 September 2014

Today, Bridgeway announces an agreement with ITSE that moves the support agreements for ITSE’s MobileIron mobility customers to Bridgeway. We are absolutely thrilled to welcome the many thousands of users who now join our existing thousands. We are now MobileIron’s largest specialist UK partner.

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Posted by Jason Holloway 22 September 2014

A very quick message to welcome all visitors to the new look Bridgeway website! We hope that you like the new logo, colours and site design.

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