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Apple maintains it was blindsided and handcuffed by a Trump administration probe that resulted in the company handing over phone data from two Democratic congressmen. [Read More]
CrowdStrike warns that SonicWall patches released in 2019 do not properly address a vulnerability in the company’s Secure Remote Access (SRA) devices. [Read More]
The new Amazon Sidewalk mesh network links tens of millions of Amazon smart devices, each sharing a tiny sliver of their bandwidth to provide a wide network of connectivity even when and where WiFi service is poor or unavailable. What are the privacy and security implications? [Read More]
Google has addressed a severe security hole in the System component that could lead to remote code execution. [Read More]
Apple has announced a VPN-like service and several new privacy features at its 2021 Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). [Read More]
The company plans to use the new infusion of cash to expand its platform to vertical markets such as fintech and healthcare. [Read More]
Security researchers discovered 13 Android applications with databases that publicly exposed sensitive data. [Read More]
Four security holes in Qualcomm and ARM components “may be under limited, targeted exploitation,” Google says. [Read More]
With $40 million in Series B funding, Styra plans to expand its policy engine for automatically enforcing, monitoring, and remediating policies across IT environments. [Read More]
Security researchers with Tencent Security Keen Lab documents five vulnerabilities in the Mercedes Benz infotainment system, four of which could be exploited for remote code execution. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Mobile Security

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Preston Hogue's picture
Telecom service providers need protections for everything from their back-end networks to cell towers to billions of devices in users’ hands.
John Maddison's picture
There are three basic security components that every organization with an open BYOD strategy needs to be familiar with.
Laurence Pitt's picture
By paying just a bit more attention to the permissions you are allowing on your phone or computer, you could protect yourself from a much more significant headache down the road.
Alastair Paterson's picture
While less powerful than desktops and servers used for this purpose, more Android devices exist, and they are often less protected and, thus, more easily accessible.
Scott Simkin's picture
Users, networks and applications can – and should— exist everywhere, which puts new burdens on security teams to protect them in the same way as the traditional perimeter.
Alastair Paterson's picture
By understanding what’s up with your mobile apps, you can mitigate the digital risk to your organization, employees and customers.
Adam Ely's picture
In this day of BYOD devices and zero-trust operating environments, IT and security professionals gain nothing from trying to manage the unmanageable—which is just as well, because the device is no longer the endpoint that matters.
Simon Crosby's picture
While flexibility offers countless benefits for corporations and their employees, this new emphasis on mobility has also introduced a new set of risks, and this in turn re-ignites a focus on endpoint security.
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.
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.