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Lawmakers expressed outrage that Chinese firms were given access to Facebook user data at a time when officials were trying to block their access to the US market over national security concerns. [Read More]
Facebook confirmed that Chinese phone maker Huawei deemed a national security threat by the US was among companies given access to data on users. [Read More]
IBM adds two new features to its MaaS360 with Watson unified endpoint management (UEM) product: Business Dashboards for Apps and Policy Recommendation Engine [Read More]
Apple's iOS 12 and macOS Mojave are set to bring several new security improvements when they arrive this fall. [Read More]
Apple said new MacOS Mojave and iOS 12 software powering its mobile devices and computers would include features designed to thwart the use of secret trackers to monitor people's online activities. [Read More]
Google has made the firmware of Pixel 2 devices resistant to unauthorized attempts to upgrade it by password protecting it. [Read More]
FBI admits that – due to flaws in methodology – it inflated the number of devices it could not analyze due to strong encryption [Read More]
Chinese researchers find over a dozen locally and remotely exploitable vulnerabilities in BMW cars. The company has confirmed the flaws and started rolling out patches [Read More]
Recent attacks orchestrated by a hacking group referred to as “Sun Team” have targeted North Korean deflectors via malicious applications in the Google Play store, McAfee reports. [Read More]
Google released additional mitigations for the Meltdown attack that impacts microprocessors from Intel, AMD, and other vendors. [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.