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Thu, December 05, 2013 - The average smartphone user has 26 apps installed. If recent research conducted by HP is any indication, approximately, well, all of them, come with privacy or security concerns of some sort.
Fri, November 29, 2013 - Receiving 30 special SMS messages in quick succession causes some Google Nexus phones to reboot or act strangely
Tue, November 26, 2013 - Being able to lock your mobile device is important because, in many cases, it's your first line of defense. It may not be the strongest form of security -- in fact, it's arguably the weakest -- but it could prove to be the difference in protecting your organization by keeping the device locked down until mobile device management measures like remote wiping are put into play.
Wed, November 20, 2013 - A California woman's citation for wearing Google Glass behind the wheel raises safety questions about wearing the Internet-connected headset while driving.
Tue, November 19, 2013 - With the increased popularity of powerful tablets and the rise in mobile malware, it's no surprise that Forrester research released today shows that IT managers feel uneasy about BYOD.
Fri, November 15, 2013 - Mobile botnets are on the rise and cybercriminals are using the Google Cloud Messaging service as a conduit for sending data from command-and-control servers to malware, a new report says.
Wed, November 13, 2013 - IBM Wednesday announced an agreement to acquire Fiberlink Communications, saying the purchase is a key part of a broader mobile-security strategy to provide assurance in transactions conducted via devices such as iPhones and Android smartphones.
Mon, November 11, 2013 - Companies will face next year emerging threats in cloud data storage that will demand security measures that go far beyond what is offered by service providers, a university report says.
Wed, November 06, 2013 - Mobile management vendors like Good Technology and MobileIron are increasing efforts to pitch Android and iOS as alternatives to BlackBerry, thanks to improved security and management tools.
Mon, November 04, 2013 - BlackBerry's fall means CIOs must quickly develop a new mobile strategy. The big three of enterprise mobility are familiar names -- Apple, Samsung and Microsoft. Who will win out?
Fri, October 25, 2013 - Businesses want to transition off of their BlackBerry dependence, and Good Technology is offering a way to do so smoothly.
Thu, October 24, 2013 - As security breaches rise, CIOs and CISOs aren't as good as they think they are at protecting corporate assets.
Fri, October 18, 2013 - BlackBerry's financial troubles may be funny to some, but not to the IT shops at thousands of government and enterprise organizations that rely on BlackBerry's highly touted security to keep their data safe.
Thu, October 17, 2013 - Researchers at the Hack in the Box conference in Kuala Lumpur Thursday showed that Apple on its own or per orders by the U.S. government could harvest messages sent over its proprietary service, which lets people using Apple mobile devices send text messages for free.