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Meta warned Facebook users that they have been "exposed" to seemingly innocuous smartphone applications designed to steal passwords to the social network. [Read More]
Quantum-secure networking developer Qunnect raises $8 million in a Series A funding round led by Airbus Ventures. [Read More]
The new funding gives Minneapolis-based NetSPI an extended runway to compete and find profits in the fast-growing attack surface management business. [Read More]
The RatMilad spyware has been used indiscriminately in a broad campaign rather than to target specific individuals. [Read More]
The Mexican government or army has allegedly continued to use spyware designed to hack into the cellphones of activists, despite a pledge by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to end such practices. [Read More]
In this Q&A from the SecurityWeek CISO Forum, venture capital investors discuss the state of cybersecurity investments, business strategies in a confusing economic climate, predictions on hot and not-so-hot product categories, and what happens with all those cybersecurity unicorns. [Read More]
Microsoft intercepts a Lazarus sub-group rigging popular open source software utilities to plant dangerous malware implants. [Read More]
The funding frenzy in the software supply chain space now includes Ox Security, an Israeli startup that just raised a whopping $34 million in seed funding. [Read More]
Recent high-profile cyberattacks have demonstrated the effectiveness of an interesting method for getting past MFA. [Read More]
Cybersecurity firm Human disrupts Scylla ad fraud campaign consisting of 89 mobile applications that gathered over 13 million downloads. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Mobile Security

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Adam Ely's picture
The mobile strategist will play a pivotal role in mobile integration, as they pave the way for the organizations to do so purposefully and securely.
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.