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NEWS & INDUSTRY UPDATES

Google patches critical code execution and denial of service vulnerabilities in Android with the January 2021 security updates. [Read More]
The ACLU has filed a lawsuit against the FBI in an effort to find out how the agency is breaking into encrypted devices. [Read More]
Microsoft and other tech giants filed an amicus brief in the legal case brought by WhatsApp against the NSO Group. [Read More]
Tens of phones belonging to Al Jazeera journalists were infected with Pegasus spyware using an iMessage zero-click zero-day exploit. [Read More]
Android devices with Qualcomm SoCs running Android 11 or later will receive security patches for four years. [Read More]
Security flaws impacting standalone 5G network implementations open the door to a broad range of attacks. [Read More]
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Cabinet approved a bill that would require companies involved in setting up critical infrastructure such as high-speed 5G networks to guarantee that their equipment can't be used for sabotage, espionage or terrorism. [Read More]
An extortion campaign ongoing since at least 2013 has switched to using a new piece of spyware, with both iOS and Android users being targeted. [Read More]
Cybercriminals spoofed thousands of mobile devices and used them to steal millions from financial institutions. [Read More]
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]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Mobile Security

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Preston Hogue's picture
Telecom service providers need protections for everything from their back-end networks to cell towers to billions of devices in users’ hands.
John Maddison's picture
There are three basic security components that every organization with an open BYOD strategy needs to be familiar with.
Laurence Pitt's picture
By paying just a bit more attention to the permissions you are allowing on your phone or computer, you could protect yourself from a much more significant headache down the road.
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.