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The increase in mobile banking application usage is expected to lead to a rise in exploitation too, the FBI warns. [Read More]
A security researcher was able to compromise an Android application by invoking each of its exposed Activity components. [Read More]
Anomali found bogus "contact tracing"apps deployed in Armenia, Brazil, India, Colombia, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Kyrgystan, Russia and Singapore, in some cases impersonating official government tracing applications. [Read More]
Signal this week announced a new feature meant to enhance user privacy amid social turmoil in the United States: a blur tool. [Read More]
Google this week announced expansions to the Advanced Protection Program, with the addition of Google Nest and support for more types of security keys for iOS users. [Read More]
A newly introduced bipartisan bill seeks to provide individuals with increased control over the sharing of data with services designed to notify them if they have been exposed to the COVID-19 coronavirus. [Read More]
Google has started rolling out the June 2020 security patches for the Android operating system, which address a total of 43 vulnerabilities, including some rated critical severity. [Read More]
Apple releases security patches to address a zero-day vulnerability that had been used to jailbreak iPhones running iOS 13.5. [Read More]
Britain said Friday it was pushing the United States to form a club of 10 nations that could develop its own 5G technology and reduce dependence on China's controversial telecoms giant Huawei. [Read More]
The US state of Arizona filed a lawsuit Wednesday accusing Google of committing fraud by being deceptive about gathering location data. [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.