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Good Technology launched its identity and access management platform with a two-factor authentication product to secure corporate email on iOS devices, the company said Tuesday.
Raytheon has acquired system level software development Firm Teligy to extend its cybersecurity offerings in wireless communications.
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.
Wireless routers for homes and offices could be knitted together to provide a communications system for emergency responders if the mobile phone network fails, German scientists reported on Monday.
Meraki, a provider of networking and security solutions, today announced that it has added wireless intrusion detection and prevention technology to its MR-series line of wireless access points.
The application, which has been taken down by Google, allowed attackers to steal SMS messages from infected devices.
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.
In Australia, local police will be informing businesses and residents that their wireless signal is unprotected and therefore open for criminal activity.
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.

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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.
Jon-Louis Heimerl's picture
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.
Ram Mohan's picture
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?
Mike Lennon's picture
Enjoy this selection of top picks for 2010, listed in no particular order. Happy New Year!
Markus Jakobsson's picture
In 1998, Intel announced the introduction of processor identities. Anti-fraud practitioners celebrated, security experts busied themselves thinking of the research implications, and privacy advocates were terrified...