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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is funding three smartphone digital identity and privacy projects including mobile device attribute verification, mobile authentication, and physical access control. [Read More]
More than 50 applications distributed via Google Play have exposed tens of millions of Android users to a piece of adware (Android XavirAd) packed inside the apps. [Read More]
Risks posed by SS7 flaws are no longer just theoretical – cybercriminals exploited vulnerabilities to steal money from bank accounts [Read More]
Google this week announced the contents of the May 2017 Android security patches, revealing that six Critical Remote Code Execution (RCE) flaws were addressed in the Mediaserver component. [Read More]
Netgear releases firmware updates to patch remote code execution vulnerabilities in some of its routers and switches [Read More]
Vulnerabilities in Hyundai remote access app allowed hackers to locate, unlock and start a targeted vehicle [Read More]
Millions of users looking to get Android software updates have been tricked into downloading spyware on their devices through the Google Play marketplace, Zscaler reveals. [Read More]
The ambient light sensors found in phones, tablets and laptops can be abused to steal sensitive browser data, researchers warn [Read More]
Vulnerabilities in Bosch’s Drivelog Connect dongle and its mobile app allow hackers to send malicious CAN messages to a car and stop its engine [Read More]
Cisco Talos researchers identified over a dozen vulnerabilities in Moxa industrial wireless access points (APs) as part of a two-week analysis of the product [Read More]

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Alastair Paterson's picture
By understanding what’s up with your mobile apps, you can mitigate the digital risk to your organization, employees and customers.
Adam Ely's picture
In this day of BYOD devices and zero-trust operating environments, IT and security professionals gain nothing from trying to manage the unmanageable—which is just as well, because the device is no longer the endpoint that matters.
Simon Crosby's picture
While flexibility offers countless benefits for corporations and their employees, this new emphasis on mobility has also introduced a new set of risks, and this in turn re-ignites a focus on endpoint security.
Adam Ely's picture
Applying a zero trust model to mobile and the right security controls at the app level could align productivity and security. But the bottom line is that it’s no longer about the device; it’s about the applications.
Adam Ely's picture
The increase in mobile security conversations shows that teams are still trying to figure out their strategy and how to address this new landscape of vulnerabilities.
David Holmes's picture
DDoS continues to wax and wane in unpredictable cycles, but the ecosystem has evolved to keep it out of the mobile space.
Adam Ely's picture
The mobile strategist will play a pivotal role in mobile integration, as they pave the way for the organizations to do so purposefully and securely.
David Holmes's picture
After the rounds of predictions for 2014, I had bet my colleague that if no mobile DDoS appeared this year, we’d stop talking about it. And it looks like we can.
Adam Ely's picture
While mobile security remains at the top of every CISO’s priority list this year, enterprises have quickly begun to realize that mobile device management (MDM) and enterprise mobility management (EMM) are not enough to keep data safe.
Adam Ely's picture
From what to support to how to ensure the security of mobile apps and data, enterprises are banging their heads against the wall to find a solution to secure mobile.