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One of the security flaws that Google addressed with the February 2020 Android patches is a critical vulnerability in Bluetooth that could lead to code execution. [Read More]
Malicious optimizer, booster, and utility applications hosted on Google Play gathered nearly half a million downloads before being taken down. [Read More]
Google this week released the February 2020 set of security updates for the Android operating system, which address a total of 25 vulnerabilities, including 2 rated critical severity. [Read More]
The United States has welcomed the European Union's new rules on fifth-generation internet but pressed them to go further after the bloc resisted Washington's pressure to ban China's Huawei directly. [Read More]
The EU’s executive Commission outlined a set of strategic and technical measures aimed at reducing cybersecurity risks from 5G mobile networks. [Read More]
Apple this week released software updates to address tens of security flaws in iOS, iPadOS, macOS Catalina, and other products. [Read More]
The Ring doorbell application for Android contains third-party trackers and sends out a large amount of personally identifiable information, the EFF has discovered. [Read More]
Prime Minister Boris Johnson discussed telecoms security with US President Donald Trump as he prepares to announce if Britain will use China's Huawei in its 5G networks, officials said Jan. 25. [Read More]
Cybersecurity experts said there are many questions still unanswered from an investigation commissioned by Bezos that said the billionaire's phone was hacked. [Read More]
Britain is expected to announce next week whether to allow China's Huawei to develop its 5G network, an official said on Friday, setting out reasons for agreeing despite US opposition. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Mobile Security

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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.
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.