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Mobile Security - Article Archives - Page 15

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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Enterprise Mobility Management: Not Just Blacklisting Apps

September 24, 2013 |

Despite security concerns, a surprisingly small number of companies blacklist or whitelist applications on mobile devices.

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iPhone 5S Fingerprint Security Hacked

September 23, 2013 |

'This demonstrates -- again -- that fingerprint biometrics is unsuitable as [an] access control method,' the hackers said.

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Secure Messaging App Wickr Launched for Android

September 19, 2013 |

The company's CTO calls the app 'the next step in our overall quest to protect users against the many threats to their privacy.'

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Survey Finds Almost All Commuters Put Corporate Data at Risk

September 18, 2013 |

95.6 percent use open, public Wi-Fi connections at least once a week to carry out work-related tasks, and 34.2 percent do so at least 20 times a week.

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Review: Avira Free Android Security

September 17, 2013 |

Reviewer Matt Sarrel says Avira Free Android Security shows that simple device security does not require an expensive product only enterprises can afford.

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Corporate Android Apps Not All Secure

September 13, 2013 |

Some mobile Android apps from Fortune 500 companies do not adhere to security best practices, finds a recent analysis by IT consulting firm RIIS.

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ThreatTrack Security: QR Codes Deliver Boxer Malware

September 12, 2013 |

A variety of fake game downloads infect users with Trojan.AndroidOS.Generic.A, a Boxer variant designed to send text messages to premium numbers.

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Only 1 in 8 Companies Has a Full Mobile Device Security Policy

August 27, 2013 |

Still, mobile devices were the source of more confidential data leaks over the past year than phishing attacks, employee fraud or corporate espionage.

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