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The number of mobile malware attacks detected in 2017 has increased to 42.7 million, according to a new report from Kaspersky Lab. [Read More]
A team of researchers have discovered 10 new attacks against the 4G LTE protocol, which could allow adversaries snoop on messages, deny service, and even track the location of users. [Read More]
Google released its March 2018 set of security updates for Android to address numerous Critical and High severity vulnerabilities in the popular mobile operating system. [Read More]
The sophisticated Triada Trojan has been found embedded in the firmware of more than 40 low-cost Android smartphone models. [Read More]
A newly detailed mobile malware can do more than steal data from infected devices: it can also record ambient audio and send the recordings to cloud storage accounts controlled by attackers. [Read More]
Signal announces the launch of the Signal Foundation with a $50 million investment from Brian Acton, the co-founder of WhatsApp [Read More]
More than 3 million new malware samples targeting the Android operating system were discovered in 2017, marking a slight decrease from the previous year, G Data reports. [Read More]
Google patches several critical severity remote code execution (RCE) vulnerabilities in Android [Read More]
Schneider Electric patches vulnerabilities in IGSS automation system, including in SCADA software and mobile applications [Read More]
A newly discovered variant of the AndroRAT mobile malware can inject root exploits to perform malicious tasks [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.