Defense contractor General Dynamics announced this week that it has acquired Open Kernel Labs to expand its capabilities in securing mobile devices for public safety, civilian, military and commercial customers.
Apple has released an update to its iOS platform, which addresses three vulnerabilities that could be used by attackers to execute code, crash applications, or trigger XSS (Cross-Site Scripting) attacks
Mocana's MAP 2.0 enables enterprise IT to “wrap” new layers of security into Android or iOS apps, without requiring app source code access, without the need to write any code, and without negatively impacting performance or app usability.
According to a small survey taken during the RSA Conference, respondents showed that protecting sensitive customer data is the top goal for security professionals when it comes to mobile device security.
McAfee security researchers demonstrated how an iPad can be compromised if a user were to log on to WiFi using a rogue access point. From there, an attacker launching a man-in-the-middle (MitM) attack would inject an iFrame into whatever site the user visits and install malware that essentially roots the device.
The results showed that seventy-seven percent of the 4,000 people interviewed said that mobile devices are mission critical when it comes to getting work done, but within that same group 76-percent believe that their mission critical devices place the organization at risk.
Security is a creature of habit. Security likes things to stay the same. Change brings chaos. Chaos is bad for security. But, we can help control the security of our environment by following good security habits.
Do you allow your employees to surf using open wireless networks from their phones or laptops? What are the easiest ways that attackers can sniff email or gain access to corporate information from these devices? What are the best ways to protect corporation information on the go?
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