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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.
NSA chief Admiral Michael Rogers said intelligence services need access to encrypted devices to thwart terrorism, and hopes to find common ground with the tech sector on the issue.
Encryption keys for SIM cards obtained by NSA and its British counterpart GCHQ could be used to secretly monitor a large portion of global communications over mobile devices without using a warrant or wiretap.
The NSA and its British counterpart GCHQ obtained encryption keys of the global SIM manufacturer Gemalto.
IBM’s Application Security Research team has conducted a study of 41 popular dating applications for Android and determined that more than 60 percent of them are potentially vulnerable to cyberattacks.
BlackBerry has appointed David Kleidermacher as its new chief security officer, the smartphone maker announced on Tuesday.
Mobile security startup Wandera has raised $15 million in additional funding led by 83North, with participation from existing investor Bessemer Venture Partners.

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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.
Ryan Naraine's picture
In this podcast, Richard Boscovich, assistant general counsel in the Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit, talks about the new Microsoft Cybercrime Center and the ongoing battle to stop the proliferation of botnets around the world.
Wade Williamson's picture
If you are going to analyze network traffic for hidden malware or look for anomalous behaviors that indicate an infection, you should be sure to include mobile devices and mobile malware in your efforts.
Ryan Naraine's picture
Vinnie Liu from Bishop Fox joins Ryan Naraine on the podcast to warn businesses about the security risks associated with the new LinkedIn Intro application.
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.