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Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

mobile security

Device owners increasingly at risk of being spied on


Malicious software or ‘malware’ used by hackers to gain access to devices continues to rise with consumer ultra-broadband usage.

BYOD creates demand for integrated mobile security, visibility and incident readiness


Information security teams are be urged to expand their rapid incident detection and response capabilities to mobile devices that have access to sensitive data.

Mobile app developers urged to be more vigilant about the security of their apps


Report highlights the need for mobile app developers to be more vigilant about the security of their apps, and encourages users to be mindful when granting permission requests that criminals could exploit for profit.

Implementing mobile security in the BYOD era

Implementing mobile security in the BYOD era

IT administrators are unprepared to deal with security issues that may occur as a consequence of bringing personal devices into the workplace.

The future of enterprise mobility


With 305 billion mobile app downloads expected by 2016 and 50 billion connected devices by 2020, we can expect the BYOD trend to lead to 25 apps for every device used in the enterprise in the next 2 years. What will the future of enterprise mobility look like, and how would we manage the overwhelming apps, content, devices and security?

Intel to scrap McAfee name, give away mobile security tools

Will transition to 'Intel Security' in 2014, putting space between it and John McAfee, erratic founder of the 27-year-old firm.

Good improves secure mobility platform with more control

Good Technology says Direct Connect gives companies control over how and where they route application data, giving them much more flexibility than before.

Jokes aside, some IT managers say there's no option other than BlackBerry for security

BlackBerry heavily promotes its sales to defense and security-conscious groups despite its being up for sale.

Mozilla unmasks security flaw in Persona, warns other OpenID implementers

A vulnerability found recently in an OpenID-based feature of the Mozilla Persona online identity management service prompted the company to advise Web developers to check their OpenID implementations for similar issues.

Look at risk before leaping into BYOD, report cautions

Before rushing into allowing employees to do their jobs on their personal devices, organizations need to diligently address the unique risks of that practice, cautioned a report by an international cybersecurity information organization.

When businesses push Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) programs into place too quickly, risk management is often neglected or rushed, leaving organizations with both unknown and unnecessary risks, the Information Security Forum reported on Tuesday.