Mobile Security - Article Archives - Page 2

Apple Attributes Alleged iCloud Hack to Password Reuse

March 24, 2017 |

The allegedly compromised account information may have come from the LinkedIn breach.

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TrackVia Combines Low-Code Apps with Security Best Practices

March 22, 2017 |

The drive to digital transformation encourages use of low-code application development platforms, but these tools often overlook security, leaving enterprises exposed to unknown threats. TrackVia injects security back into the application development equation using a low-code platform that speeds development yet institutes protection.

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Multi-Factor Authentication: A Critical Security Tool for Enterprises

March 14, 2017 |

Multi-factor authentication provides a more secure option than passwords and ID alone. We take a comprehensive look at MFA security, two-factor authentication, mobile authentication, biometrics and vendors, and issues to consider before adopting an MFA solution.

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Over 153,000 Users Were Hit by Mobile Ransomware in 2016

March 03, 2017 |

Last year saw a volume of mobile malware equivalent to half of all the malware detected over the previous 11 years, according to a recent report.

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Skycure Brings Mobile Threat Intelligence to Microsoft EMS

February 15, 2017 |

A new integration allows Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security customers to protect their mobile devices against sophisticated threats.

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NetMotion Leverages Software-Defined Trend to Secure Mobile Devices

February 07, 2017 |

NetMotion Mobility combines provisioning, governance and security into a package any network admin could love.

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Ransomware App Found in Google Play Store

January 30, 2017 |

The app demanded 0.2 Bitcoins in payment from infected users.

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Bitglass Raises $45M to Advance CASB Technology

January 09, 2017 |

Cloud Access Security Broker vendor to use funding to help grow global go-to-market efforts.

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66 Percent of U.S. Consumers Have Given Their Phone Passcodes to Others

December 28, 2016 |

One in four said something embarrassing has popped up on their phone while someone else was holding it, a recent survey found.

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38 Percent of Mobile Professionals Have Never Used a VPN

November 17, 2016 |

And 42 percent access corporate data over public Wi-Fi, a recent survey found.

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Researchers Demo Citywide Bricking Attack via IoT Malware

November 14, 2016 |

The proof-of-concept worm could jump from one smart bulb to another via ZigBee wireless connectivity.

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3 Ways CISOs Can Partner with Chief Data Officers

October 07, 2016 |

The CISO and the chief data officer must work well together, given the importance of secure data access. Here are tips for fostering a C-suite partnership.

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5 Tips on Using OAuth 2.0 for Secure Authorization

October 03, 2016 |

OAuth 2.0 can be an effective authorization method. Here we offer tips on implementing and using an OAuth 2.0 authorization server using the OWIN framework.

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Mobile Device Infections Surged by 96 Percent in First Half of 2016

September 05, 2016 |

And smartphones accounted for 78 percent of those infections, according to Nokia.

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What Citizen Developers Should Know About Mobile Security

August 09, 2016 |

The rise of citizen developers creates more mobile security concerns. What can enterprises do to ensure mobile apps are secure?

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5 Freaky but Real Application Security Threats

July 28, 2016 |

There are some new application security threats in town, and they are pretty scary.

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Mitsubishi Highlander Hacked via Wi-Fi

June 09, 2016 |

Pen Test Partners researchers were able to disable the car's alarm remotely.

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94 Percent of IT Pros See Free Wi-Fi Hotspots as a Significant Security Threat

April 25, 2016 |

Sixty-two percent ban their mobile workers from using free Wi-Fi hotspots, a recent survey found.

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Mobile Access to Corporate Data Surged 43 Percent in 2015

March 07, 2016 |

Fifty-six percent of data accessible on PCs is now also accessible on mobile devices, a recent survey found.

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Apple vs. FBI: Even Cryptographers Cannot Agree

March 01, 2016 |

Even world famous cryptographers don't all agree with Apple's position on protecting encrypted data.

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