Mobile Security

Mobile Security news, analysis, research, how-to, opinion, and video.

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Security budgets continue to grow, but is it enough?

Cybersecurity is now a top concern for businesses, but the reality is that it should have been on their radar years ago. Why did businesses wait so long to invest in cybersecurity?

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Holiday shopping by mobile phone? Beware fake apps and bad Wi-Fi hotspots

The smartphone risk is higher this year than in 2015. There are more active cyber criminals and many more shoppers using smartphones to find products and make purchases, either via Wi-Fi in stores or online in other locations.

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How to maintain data and document security with a mobile workforce

As security leaders, we want to allow your teams to move as fast as possible and not deploy a policy or technology because someone touts it as the best way to do something. Security vendor Conga provides these tips for that healthy...

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How to protect your marketing team amidst security threats

Protect your marketing team as security threats loom with these tips and best practices.

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Black Hat Europe: IoT devices can hack phones

The Internet of things (IoT) has already been used to launch the biggest DDoS attacks ever, but now it represents a potential path for attackers to compromise cell phones.

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Unencrypted pagers a security risk for hospitals, power plants

For most of us, pagers went out when cell phones came in, but some companies are still using them and when the messages sent without encryption, attackers can listen in and even interfere with the communications

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10 ways to make sure your remote workers are being safe

Wombat Security Technologies recommends remote employees follow these 10 best practices to shore up security for their organizations — and themselves.

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Security apps you need on your new Pixel

Privacy and security apps that should be the first apps on Google's new phone to help avoid growing mobile security threats, including identity theft, hacks and breaches.

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Russian criminals' bank attacks go global

Russian cybercriminals have field tested their attack techniques on local banks, and have now begun taking them global, according to a new report -- and a new breed of mobile attack apps is coming up next.

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CIOs discuss whether Note7 recall hurts Samsung's enterprise appeal

Samsung's brand took a beating over the past months as reports of exploding Galaxy Note7 smartphones made headlines and the company desperately did damage duty. In the enterprise, however, CIOs and IT leaders say Samsung has earned a...

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Researcher unveils second Samsung Pay vulnerability

A security researcher has found a second vulnerability in Samsung Pay and plans to demonstrate it at a security conference next week in Argentina

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Backdoor dubbed Pork Explosion lets attackers go hog wild on Android phones

A backdoor in Android firmware provided by manufacturer Foxconn allows attackers to root devices to which they have physical access, according to a security researcher and BBQ enthusiast who dubbed the vulnerability Pork Explosion.

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5 affordable MDM options for small businesses

Small and medium sized businesses have embraced BYOD faster than large corporations, but research suggests SMBs aren't taking security seriously. Here are five affordable and easy-to-deploy BYOD management solutions that will get your...

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7 enterprise mobile management features in Windows 10

Redstone 2 has been delayed until Spring 2017, but the most recent Microsoft operating system update, Redstone 1, also dubbed the Windows 10 Anniversary Update 1607, brings plenty of enterprise IT updates – including these seven EMM...

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Business transformation proves to be a catalyst for cybersecurity spending

Evolving risks and business technologies shift focus in security budgets

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BlackBerry (finally) says it's done making smartphones

This week BlackBerry announced it has produced its last smartphone, though the company plans to partner with other hardware makers and continue to sell BlackBerry-branded phones.

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10 ways to secure a mobile workforce

As much as you might want to implement all the latest best practices and lock down your company like Fort Knox, you need to align your policies to your company culture.

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How to 'Auto Unlock' your Mac with Apple Watch

A new feature in Apple's macOS Sierra lets you use your Apple Watch to easily unlock your Mac computer. However, the 'Auto Lock' feature won't work unless a set of security and authentication safeguards is also enabled.

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