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G DATA's SECURE CHAT for Android is a multiple-encrypted SMS and chat communication application for users looking to keep their text-based communications private.
According to Bluebox, even the top 10 most popular mobile travel apps lack proper security, and all of the analyzed programs include critical flaws.
Apple’s newly announced iOS 9 comes with updated security features such as a revamped app sideloading process and improved two-factor authentication, both meant to keep users and their devices better protected from malware and compromise.
A new Android screening-locking malware targeting mainly users in the United States has been discovered by ESET researchers, who say this is the first ransomware to change a smartphone’s PIN security code.
Google launched Mobile Application Management (MAM) for iOS devices, a solution to help Google Apps administrators recommend and manage applications that employees should install and use on their managed iOS devices in the workplace.
New Android malware has been discovered in a series of Android applications and games in Google Play, capable of covertly subscribing users to premium-rate services, a recent report from Bitdefender reveals.
Old, outdated iOS devices pose a significant risk to the network of any organization, and could easily put the business at risk of a data breach, a recent report from security firm Duo Labs said.
Smartphone maker BlackBerry has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire secure mobility solutions provider Good Technology for $425 million in cash.
According to Veracode, on average, multiple gambling apps are installed in an enterprise environment, and many of these programs are plagued by critical vulnerabilities that can result in privacy breaches and enterprise data theft.
Google has begun issuing over the air (OTA) security-focused updates to its Android-based Nexus devices, which the search giant says will happen on a monthly basis.

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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.
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.