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Apple will begin spelling out what kinds of personal information is being collected by the digital services displayed in its app stores for iPhones and other Apple products. [Read More]
The iOS 14.3 and iPadOS 14.3 relese will provide cover for 11 documented security flaws, some serious enough to expose iPhones and iPads to code execution attacks. [Read More]
A total of 46 vulnerabilities patched with the release of the December 2020 security updates for Android. [Read More]
Apple is stepping up privacy for app users, forcing developers to be more transparent about data collection and warning they could be removed if they don't comply with a new anti-tracking measure. [Read More]
A vulnerability in the Google Play Core Library continues to impact many applications several months after official patches were released. [Read More]
Google Project Zero has disclosed the details of an iOS exploit that allows an attacker to hack iPhones remotely over Wi-Fi without interaction and steal sensitive user data. [Read More]
The US Treasury has extended by seven days the November 27 deadline given to the Chinese owner of TikTok to sell the popular social media platform's American business. [Read More]
Popular messaging application GO SMS Pro is exposing the audio, video, and photo messages of its users. [Read More]
Apple confirmed Thursday it would press ahead with mobile software changes that limit tracking for targeted advertising -- a move that has prompted complaints from Facebook and others. [Read More]
Google is rolling out end-to-end encryption for Android users, making it harder for anyone -- including law enforcement -- to read the content of messages. [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.