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The lack of proper security mechanisms make many car sharing apps highly vulnerable to hacker attacks. Security holes found by Kaspersky can be exploited to obtain personal info and even steal cars [Read More]
A serious Bluetooth vulnerability can allow an attacker to monitor and manipulate traffic. Intel, Apple and Broadcom have already released patches [Read More]
A wave of attacks is targeting Android devices with port 5555 open, likely in an attempt to ensnare them into a botnet, Trend Micro warns. [Read More]
NIST’s Computer Security Division decided to withdraw 11 outdated SP 800 publications on August 1, 2018 [Read More]
Researchers find a way to stealthily manipulate road navigation systems. Successful test attacks conducted against users in China and US [Read More]
US formally lifts a crippling ban on exports to China's ZTE, rescuing the smartphone maker from the brink of collapse after it was denied key components [Read More]
Apple has rolled out the long expected USB Restricted Mode in iOS, a feature that boosts the security of its mobile platform and improves privacy. [Read More]
Former employee of Israel-based cyber arms dealer NSO Group accused of stealing spyware source code and attempting to sell it for $50 million [Read More]
Google this week released its July 2018 set of Android patches to address tens of vulnerabilities in the mobile operating system, including several rated as Critical. [Read More]
Israeli military intelligence accused Hamas hackers of creating a World Cup app and two online dating sites to tempt soldiers into downloading spyware onto their phones. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Mobile Security

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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?
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This shift to mobile exposes a major fault that needs to be addressed and security practices must address mobile threats as well.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.