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AnchorFree, the company that makes the Hotspot Shield VPN, raised $295 million in a new funding round, bringing the total raised to date to nearly $358 million [Read More]
Mobile Pwn2Own renamed Pwn2Own Tokyo after ZDI adds IoT category, which includes Apple Watch, Amazon Echo, Google Home, Nest Cam IQ Indoor and Amazon Cloud Cam [Read More]
Android device details are being exposed (CVE-2018-9489) to running applications via Wi-Fi broadcasts in the mobile operating system, Nightwatch Cybersecurity has discovered. [Read More]
A newly detailed Android spyware that has an incredibly wide-ranging protocol has been active since May 2016, Kaspersky Lab warns. [Read More]
Facebook has pulled the Onavo Protect security app, one of its own products, from Apple's app store because it didn't want to stop tracking what people were doing on their iPhones. [Read More]
The timely delivery of security updates for Android smartphones is a highly important defense-in-depth strategy, Google says [Read More]
Wickr partners with Psiphon to create Wickr Open Access, which combines Wickr's cryptography with Psiphon's network availability to provide consistent deliverable security, anywhere [Read More]
A newly identified spyware framework can be used to build extensive surveillance capabilities into Android applications, Bitdefender security researchers warn. [Read More]
Brand new Mac computers used in enterprise environments can be hacked on the first boot via Apple’s mobile device management (MDM) protocol, researchers show [Read More]
Hackers obtained some source code for the iOS version of Snapchat and made it public on GitHub after claiming that the company ignored them [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Mobile Security

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Alastair Paterson's picture
While less powerful than desktops and servers used for this purpose, more Android devices exist, and they are often less protected and, thus, more easily accessible.
Scott Simkin's picture
Users, networks and applications can – and should— exist everywhere, which puts new burdens on security teams to protect them in the same way as the traditional perimeter.
Alastair Paterson's picture
By understanding what’s up with your mobile apps, you can mitigate the digital risk to your organization, employees and customers.
Adam Ely's picture
In this day of BYOD devices and zero-trust operating environments, IT and security professionals gain nothing from trying to manage the unmanageable—which is just as well, because the device is no longer the endpoint that matters.
Simon Crosby's picture
While flexibility offers countless benefits for corporations and their employees, this new emphasis on mobility has also introduced a new set of risks, and this in turn re-ignites a focus on endpoint security.
Adam Ely's picture
Applying a zero trust model to mobile and the right security controls at the app level could align productivity and security. But the bottom line is that it’s no longer about the device; it’s about the applications.
David Holmes's picture
DDoS continues to wax and wane in unpredictable cycles, but the ecosystem has evolved to keep it out of the mobile space.
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.