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All applications in Google Play will be required to provide specific information on the data they collect and how it is stored and used. [Read More]
A vulnerability in Qualcomm’s Mobile Station Modem (MSM) chip– installed in around 30% of the world’s mobile devices – can be exploited from within Android. [Read More]
The U.S. Department of Defense has put all public-facing websites and applications in scope for an expanded vulnerability disclosure program. [Read More]
Three security bugs in the Android operating system could be abused to execute code remotely within the context of a privileged process. [Read More]
Apple’s problems with zero-day attacks continued this week with news of another mysterious in-the-wild compromise on iPhones and macOS devices. [Read More]
The embattled VPN vendor provides cover for CVE-2021-22893, a major security flaw being exploited by advanced threat actors. [Read More]
The Dutch government has temporarily disabled its coronavirus warning app amid data privacy concerns for people who have the app installed on phones using the Android operating system. [Read More]
The FluBot Android malware has been stealing information from phones in Europe, but it’s soon expected to expand operations to the United States. [Read More]
Google began a legal bid at Britain's highest court to try to block a class action alleging that it illegally tracked millions of iPhone users. [Read More]
Apple rolled out a new privacy feature, dubbed “App Tracking Transparency,” on Monday, April 26, 2021, as part of the iOS 14.5 update powering the iPhone and iPad. [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.