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Google released additional mitigations for the Meltdown attack that impacts microprocessors from Intel, AMD, and other vendors. [Read More]
Researchers demonstrate GLitch, a Rowhammer attack that leverages the GPU and can be exploited to hijack browsers on Android smartphones [Read More]
Regulus Cyber raises $6.3 million in seed and Series A funding, and unveils a solution designed to protect sensors, communications and data in cars, robots and drones [Read More]
A researcher has developed a tool that helps Mac laptop users detect evil maid attacks by monitoring the state of the device’s lid [Read More]
Google is taking another step to protect Android users when browsing the Internet by making Safe Browsing in WebView set by default. [Read More]
The iTunes Wi-Fi sync feature in iOS can be abused to take control of iPhones and iPads in what researchers call a Trustjacking attack [Read More]
Popular applications that use third-party, ready-to-go advertising Software Development Kits (SDKs) expose user data by transmitting it over the insecure HTTP protocol, Kaspersky Lab warns. [Read More]
An Android Trojan masquerading as popular mobile applications is propagating via smartphones roaming between Wi-Fi networks, Kaspersky Lab warns. [Read More]
There is a good chance that your Android phone doesn’t have all of the security patches that it should, as vendors regularly omit some vulnerability fixes, security researchers have discovered. [Read More]
Applications targeting the next version of Android (Android P) are required to use encrypted connections by default, Google said. [Read More]

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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.