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Google is stepping up its effort to improve the security and privacy of Android with a new initiative called ASPIRE (Android Security and PrIvacy REsearch). [Read More]
Google this week announced the release of a new set of security patches for the Android operating system, to address over 50 vulnerabilities in the platform. [Read More]
A series of iOS applications posing as fitness-tracking tools have been stealing users’ money by abusing the Touch ID feature, ESET has discovered. [Read More]
Hackers earned over $1 million at the Tianfu Cup hacking competition in China after demonstrating exploits against products from Microsoft, Apple, Google, VMware, Oracle, Adobe and others [Read More]
A smartphone can be a powerful weapon in the hands of a terrorist -- but it can also provide intelligence services with the tools to track them down. [Read More]
Google is analyzing all the apps that it can find across the Internet in an effort to keep Android users protected from Potentially Harmful Applications (PHAs). [Read More]
iPhone X and Xiaomi Mi 6 were again hacked at Pwn2Own Tokyo. This year researchers earned a total of over $300,000 [Read More]
White hat hackers hack iPhone X, Samsung Galaxy S9 and Xiaomi Mi 6 at Pwn2Own Tokyo [Read More]
Cloudflare is making it easier for smartphone users to secure their Internet connections, courtesy of a new DNS resolver app for mobile devices. [Read More]
Google has added a quarterly Android Ecosystem Security Transparency Report to its Transparency Report site. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Mobile Security

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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.
Adam Ely's picture
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.