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Mobile Security - Article Archives - Page 14

Hack Wickr, Win $100,000

January 20, 2014 |

The company says any  hacker who uncovers and responsibly discloses a critical security flaw in the app will be given a reward of up to $100,000.

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Silent Circle, Geeksphone Intro Privacy-Focused Smartphone

January 15, 2014 |

The device, called Blackphone, will run a custom build of Android named PrivatOS.

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Almost Half of All Government Employees Put Agencies at Risk via Mobile Usage

January 14, 2014 |

More than one in four government employees say they haven't received mobile security training.

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Unwiped Mobile Devices a BYOD Risk

January 10, 2014 |

Just 16 percent of adults who use mobile devices for work wipe data from old devices when they get a new one. It's important to educate employees about the BYOD risks this creates.

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Playing It Safe with BYOD

January 02, 2014 |

Employees want to bring their own devices (BYOD) to the office. But are some mobile devices more secure than others?

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57 Percent of Enterprises Have Lost Devices Containing Sensitive Data

December 12, 2013 |

A SailPoint survey also found that 45 percent believe employees would sell company data for the right price.

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78 Percent of Leading Android, iOS Apps Have Been Hacked

December 11, 2013 |

Still, that's better than last year, according to Arxan Technologies.

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BYOD Should Begin with Business Case

December 06, 2013 |

Despite the risks of not making security policies central to enterprise BYOD and mobility programs, many organizations are ignoring this best practice.

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Survey Finds 83 Percent of Travelers Use Public Wi-Fi

November 29, 2013 |

Still, 82 percent say they're very or extremely concerned about their security online.

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Can Biometrics Make a Comeback?

November 27, 2013 |

Biometrics promised to bring security to everything from transactions to systems usage. Yet biometrics never saw broad adoption. Can biometrics finally go mainstream?

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iOS Point-of-Sale Devices Pose Security Risk

November 20, 2013 |

New research considers security implications of mobile point-of-sale applications on Apple's iPhones and iPads.

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86 Percent of Mobile Apps Lack Adequate Security

November 19, 2013 |

An HP study also found that 18 percent send user names and passwords via HTTP.

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Oracle Buys Bitzer Mobile

November 18, 2013 |

'A perfect landing,'  Bitzer CEO Naeem Zafar tweeted.

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Data Breach Roundup: October 2013

November 11, 2013 |

Data loss related to theft and loss is on the rise, says security expert Ryan Kalember, thanks to the huge popularity of smartphones and tablets.

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Apple iOS7 Management vs. MDM

October 29, 2013 |

Though Apple has added MDM-like features to iOS7, many enterprises will find they still need third-party mobile device management solutions.

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IBM: CISOs Don't Get BYOD

October 22, 2013 |

The 2013 IBM Chief Information Security Officer Assessment identifies a few areas of weakness, including BYOD policy, in modern IT security.

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How to Bake Better Security into Applications

October 17, 2013 |

Mobile and cloud-based apps create new vulnerabilities, which makes it more important than ever for developers to make their code more secure.

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63 Percent of U.S. Adults Don't Know What Financial Data Is On Their Smartphones

October 15, 2013 |

Still, according to a recent survey, more than half don't lock their mobile device with a PIN.

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Over 80 Percent of Smartphones Aren't Protected from Malware

October 14, 2013 |

Still, according to Juniper Research, almost 1.3 billion mobile devices will have security software installed by 2018.

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Lookout Gets $55 Million in Funding

October 11, 2013 |

The funds will be leveraged to continue international expansion, expand into the enterprise, and invest in security beyond the mobile device.

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