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BlackBerry announced several new offerings targeted to its enterprise customers, including two identity and access solutions, along with a new enterprise mobility management (EMM) solution.
Snapchat has started actively warning users when the use of a third party app is detected.
Researchers hacked several of the latest popular smartphones during the Mobile Pwn2Own competition that took place alongside the PacSec Applied Security Conference in Tokyo on November 12-13.
Researchers have identified an older variant of the recently uncovered WireLurker OS X/iOS malware which appears to have been designed to target computers running Microsoft Windows.
A universal cross-site scripting (UXSS) vulnerability has been identified in the Android browser that’s installed by default on many Android smartphones.
Samsung has published a statement explaining the conditions that need to be met in order to exploit a vulnerability that can be used to lock and unlock mobile devices.
North Korea's state media on Monday blasted South Korea's spy agency for alleging that Pyongyang hacked tens of thousands of smartphones in the South using malware disguised in mobile gaming apps.
Until recently, cybercriminals could have hijacked the account of any GroupMe user simply by knowing the phone number connected to the targeted account, a researcher reported.
FireEye and Verizon Enterprise have teamed up to bring together Verizon managed services and FireEye threat protection offerings.
Android 5.0, the latest version of Google's Android operating system comes with some interesting new functionality features and is designed to be much more secure than its predecessors.

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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.
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.
Adam Ely's picture
Many of us create our own blind spots through assumption. Until we understand what is occurring on mobile devices, we cannot determine if our controls are effective at managing risk.
Adam Ely's picture
CISOs are notoriously disliked. Trying to protect company, customer and employee data often means having to say “no” to new projects and implementations. This does not earn you many friends.
Ryan Naraine's picture
John Hultquist, Manager of Cyber Espionage Threat Intelligence at ISIGHT Partners, joins the podcast to talk about "NEWSCASTER," a cyber espionage operation that uses fictitious social media accounts to launch attacks.
Danelle Au's picture
Enterprises must find the right balance to deliver a mobile security environment that meets productivity and flexibility needs without putting devices, apps, or data at risk.
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