Mobile device security News
February 21, 2018
Google's new program certifies devices that meet minimum hardware requirements, provide regular Android security updates and offer a consistent management experience.
December 15, 2017
Cisco launches a security app for Apple iOS devices. The Cisco Security Connector lets companies protect network activity generated by employees using corporate iPhones and iPads.
November 15, 2017
John Chen, CEO of BlackBerry, says he wants to focus on overall enterprise security, not enterprise mobility management. Read more from the BlackBerry Security Summit.
October 27, 2017
News roundup: Researchers find DUHK attacks can get around encrypted communications. Plus, FBI Director Wray criticizes mobile device encryption, and more.
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As long as there are mobile devices, there will always be security risks for organizations to face. Four IT professionals share what they think the worst issues are today. Continue Reading
Ever since the first mobile device hit the enterprise network, best endpoint security practices have been a major IT concern. What's happened since then has been a staggering proliferation of the number and types of devices on the network, complicated by increasing numbers of mobile and remote corporate employees, all of which have essentially ended the traditional idea of a corporate network security perimeter. Firewalls and other more traditional security appliances may still be in use, and rightly so, but endpoint security management is more critical than ever in keeping enterprise systems and data safe from malicious actors.
The summer Insider Edition, our Information Security magazine quarterly e-zine, looks at what's new in endpoint security management, from the best endpoint security tools to consider now, and what other efforts beyond tools infosec pros can employ to best secure all those pesky mobile endpoints wandering in and out of corporate corridors.
This Insider Edition offers expert assessments on the endpoint security technology vendors have developed to combat mutating ransomware like WannaCry -- from machine learning to multivendor partnerships to behavior analytics. Also included is an exploration of mobile endpoint security tools like application containers and app wrapping. CISOs must focus now on how the threats, and the technological advances to fight them, are changing and factor these considerations into any endpoint security strategy.
Readers will come away with a deeper understanding of the best endpoint security tools and techniques available and be able to consider the most advanced approaches available to locking down the company data and systems that endpoints can access.Continue Reading
Managing mobile devices just keeps getting harder. Devices and apps are proliferating. Every data breach seems to prompt new rules. We lay out the problem and a plan. Continue Reading
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When analyzing and comparing the seemingly endless options available for mobile devices, IT buyers should look at the device type, OS and security functions, among other criteria. Continue Reading
A new password guessing technique takes advantage of machine learning technologies. Expert Michael Cobb discusses how much of a threat this is to enterprise security. Continue Reading
IT buyers must decide among tablets, smartphones or both to enhance worker productivity, as well as the usability, management and security level of the options available. Continue Reading
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An iOS exploit similar to the Broadpwn flaw was recently developed by a researcher at Google's Project Zero. Expert Kevin Beaver explains what the exploit is and how it works. Continue Reading
Can two-factor authentication be applied to a mobile device that's used as a 2FA factor? Michael Cobb explores the different knowledge factors and uses for mobile devices. Continue Reading
Public hotspot security needs to be carefully considered by IT departments and traveling professionals to prevent breaches of sensitive corporate data. Continue Reading
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Armis Labs discovered a series of vulnerabilities that enables remote connection to Bluetooth devices. Learn more about the BlueBorne vulnerabilities with expert Matt Pascucci. Continue Reading
To avoid a mobile device catastrophe, several large tech organizations came together to stop the WireX botnet. Learn how this Android botnet with 300 infected apps was stopped. Continue Reading
The proof-of-concept PINLogger attack exploits mobile device sensors to steal PINs. Nick Lewis explains how the attack works and offers advice on how to stop it. Continue Reading