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Civil rights lawyers and senators are pushing for legislation that would limit U.S. law enforcement agencies’ ability to buy cellphone tracking tools to follow people’s whereabouts. [Read More]
CrowdStrike is elbowing its way into new security markets with a planned acquisition of attack surface management startup Reposify and a strategic investment in API security vendor Salt Security. [Read More]
Ride sharing giant Uber is downplaying the impact from a devastating security breach that included the theft of employee credentials, access to the HackerOne bug bounty dashboard and data from an internal invoicing tool. [Read More]
CISA and the NSA have published considerations on the benefits and security of implementing an Open Radio Access Network (RAN) architecture. [Read More]
Mobile phishing protection startup novoShield has emerged from stealth with an iPhone application. [Read More]
The latest major iOS release aims to keep users protected from state-sponsored mercenary spyware, abusive spouse snooping, and exploitation of critical vulnerabilities. [Read More]
Apple acknowledged the macOS zero-days in an advisory but did not share technical details or indicators of compromise to help defenders hunt for signs of infections. [Read More]
Google’s September 2022 security update for Pixel devices addresses two critical-severity escalation of privilege vulnerabilities. [Read More]
Cymulate, a late-stage Israeli startup in the breach and attack simulation space, has now raised a total of $141 million in venture capital financing. [Read More]
Symantec discovered hardcoded AWS credentials in 1,800 mobile apps and highlighted some instances that show the extent of the potential risks. [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.