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A new Ponemon Institute study sponsored by IBM shows that many organizations neglect security when building mobile applications for their customers.
Technology firms will ultimately prevail in their efforts to use strong encryption on devices that cannot be accessed by the government, Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt said.
BlackBerry to launch SecuTABLET, a high-security tablet that combines technology from Samsung, IBM and Secusmart to protect the sensitive data of governments and enterprises.
IBM researchers discovered a flaw in Dropbox's Android SDK which can leave mobile users vulnerable to attack.
The average large global enterprise has about 2,400 unsafe apps installed on the mobile devices in its environment, according to a new Veracode study.
The CIA has been working for years to break encryption on Apple devices, to spy on communications of iPhone and iPad users, according to a report.
FireEye this week announced a new product integration with Samsung to enhance the security of mobile devices running Samsung’s KNOX.
Silent Circle today unveiled two new devices as part of its Blackphone product line, along with a with new enterprise platform that combines devices, software and services into a privacy and security focused mobile architecture.
Silent Circle has agreed to buy out the joint venture between Silent Circle and Geeksphone, giving Silent Circle a 100 percent ownership stake in SGP Technologies and full ownership of the privacy and security focused “Blackphone”.
Zimperium, a provider of mobile security solutions, announced that it has closed a Series B round of funding totaling $12 million.

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Mobile & Wireless

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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.
Adam Ely's picture
We can attempt to predict the future, but without proper security measures in place, data breaches are bound to happen. Unfortunately, it’s not a matter of if a breach will occur, but when.
Adam Ely's picture
When determining how risky an app is, we must consider intentional features within these permissions to determine whether or not they’re a risk to the enterprise.
Adam Ely's picture
At the end of the day, the kill switch will not only decrease the amount of people mugged for their phones because there is little net value in the device itself, but it will also provide individuals with the means to wipe the device of personal information.
Adam Ely's picture
COPE is often an attractive model for organizations concerned about keeping mobile data secure but presents its own set of issues. So how does COPE stack up against BYOD?
Adam Ely's picture
This shift to mobile exposes a major fault that needs to be addressed and security practices must address mobile threats as well.
Marc Solomon's picture
To help cybersecurity professionals cut through the hype and gain a better understanding of what to expect as the Internet of Everything continues to evolve, these top 10 observations might help.
Adam Ely's picture
Yesterday’s device management approach does not work in a BYOD world. The end users are bringing their own devices, so we need to adjust to accommodate this new world order.
Adam Ely's picture
Security teams and lines of business have reached a turning point on BYOD. It’s now become more important than ever for the CISO to figure out how to manage risk without inhibiting users.