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Mobile app security firm Blue Cedar raises $17 million in a Series B funding round. The money will be used to accelerate growth and enhance its platform. [Read More]
Android Q brings more control over location access, improved transparency, and better data security (many of the enhancements are part of Google’s Project Strobe). [Read More]
The campaign of a former Israeli military chief who is a leading challenger to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in his tight race for re-election says the candidate has been targeted by an Iranian hacking attack. [Read More]
Security concerns about the role of Huawei in Western 5G telecom infrastructure are to be taken seriously, says head of NATO as Washington steps up pressure on Europe not to use the Chinese firm. [Read More]
AV-Comparatives has analyzed 250 antimalware Android applications offered on Google Play and found that many either fail to detect threats or they are simply fake. [Read More]
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday Berlin would consult Washington over using technology made by China's Huawei in future mobile phone networks, following reports of US threats to reduce intelligence cooperation. [Read More]
Vulnerabilities in high-end smart alarms for cars exposed millions of vehicles to hacker attacks that could have had serious consequences. [Read More]
Tech giant Huawei sues US government over the federal ban on its products and claims the US hacked its servers and stole emails and source code. [Read More]
CrowdStrike Falcon for Mobile is a new enterprise endpoint detection and response (EDR) solution for mobile devices. [Read More]
A hacking group operating under the "Magecart" umbrella has changed its tactics following a November 2018 report exposing their activity. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Mobile Security

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David Holmes's picture
After the rounds of predictions for 2014, I had bet my colleague that if no mobile DDoS appeared this year, we’d stop talking about it. And it looks like we can.
Adam Ely's picture
While mobile security remains at the top of every CISO’s priority list this year, enterprises have quickly begun to realize that mobile device management (MDM) and enterprise mobility management (EMM) are not enough to keep data safe.
Adam Ely's picture
From what to support to how to ensure the security of mobile apps and data, enterprises are banging their heads against the wall to find a solution to secure mobile.
Adam Ely's picture
We can attempt to predict the future, but without proper security measures in place, data breaches are bound to happen. Unfortunately, it’s not a matter of if a breach will occur, but when.
Adam Ely's picture
When determining how risky an app is, we must consider intentional features within these permissions to determine whether or not they’re a risk to the enterprise.
Adam Ely's picture
At the end of the day, the kill switch will not only decrease the amount of people mugged for their phones because there is little net value in the device itself, but it will also provide individuals with the means to wipe the device of personal information.
Adam Ely's picture
COPE is often an attractive model for organizations concerned about keeping mobile data secure but presents its own set of issues. So how does COPE stack up against BYOD?
Adam Ely's picture
This shift to mobile exposes a major fault that needs to be addressed and security practices must address mobile threats as well.
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.