Posts by Cheryl Tang
Cheryl Tang is a product marketing gal and a mobile and cloud evangelist. Her perspectives on mobile, cloud and security have been shaped at companies like Symantec, Good Technology, Motorola, WebEx and Gartner.
By Cheryl Tang, April 19, 2016
Passwords are meant to protect the sensitive information from the bad guys who want to steal or exploit it. They’re supposed to keep our identities and data safe. And they’re supposed to help keep our companies out of the mounting data breach headlines. But here’s the thing: they don’t. Relying only on password-based protection isn’t just risky; it’s stupid. It’s time to stop fooling ourselves into a false sense of security. Ask any security professional and they’ll tell you that passwords are ineffective. I’d go a step farther and say that passwords are the weakest link in the security chain….
By Cheryl Tang, November 25, 2015
Last week I attended an executive forum hosted by Centrify and our partners, Google and Vox Mobile. We had a great lineup of speakers, including Andrew Toy (Android for Work Product Management Director), Jim Haviland (Chief Strategy Officer of Vox Mobile) and our very own Bill Mann. As the speakers shared their perspectives and insights on where mobility is going and what’s needed to get there, a few things really hit home for me. Mobility ≠ the latest phone or email We’ve only just scratched the surface of how mobility can truly transform business. Yes, email and other productivity apps…
By Cheryl Tang, September 24, 2015
Apple recently made some “monster announcements” at their recent Apple Event, including the launch of the iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPad Pro and Watch OS 2. Consumers are already anticipating many of the new devices and features that were unveiled. The long queues will no doubt form outside your local Apple store when these devices ship. With all the innovative technology Apple continues to create, I got to thinking about Apple in the enterprise. There was a time when Apple devices were a rarity in a corporate environment. But today, the iPhone has become the defacto corporate smartphone, replacing…
By Cheryl Tang, September 16, 2015
Today, Apple released its much anticipated iOS 9, which boasts new features like a more intelligent and proactive Siri and improved performance and battery life. Enterprise users will eagerly upgrade as soon as they see that little red notification badge on their iPhones and iPads — often despite the IT notification to not upgrade until IT has tested iOS 9 against critical apps. The good news is that Centrify has IT’s back. As with iOS 8, Centrify is pleased to announce day one support for iOS 9 for Centrify Identity Service (CIS). Customers can rest assured that as users upgrade…