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Thousands of mobile applications running on iOS and Android have reportedly exposed over 113 gigabytes of data from 2,300 unsecured Firebase databases. [Read More]
A newly detailed Android remote access Trojan (RAT) is leveraging Telegram’s bot functionality to control infected devices, ESET reveals. [Read More]
New Android banking Trojan named MysteryBot, which researchers linked to LokiBot, leverages some interesting techniques for phishing and logging keystrokes [Read More]
VMware patches remote code execution vulnerability in the Android and Windows Mobile agents for the Workspace ONE/AirWatch platform [Read More]
Many vendors ship Android devices with the Android Debug Bridge (ADB) feature enabled, exposing them to various attacks [Read More]
US officials reached a deal Thursday to ease sanctions which threatened to cripple Chinese smartphone maker ZTE, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said. [Read More]
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]
Researchers find new stage 3 modules of VPNFilter malware and determine that devices from ASUS, D-Link, Huawei, Ubiquiti, UPVEL, and ZTE are also targeted [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]

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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.
Marc Solomon's picture
To help cybersecurity professionals cut through the hype and gain a better understanding of what to expect as the Internet of Everything continues to evolve, these top 10 observations might help.
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.
Adam Ely's picture
Security teams and lines of business have reached a turning point on BYOD. It’s now become more important than ever for the CISO to figure out how to manage risk without inhibiting users.