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Prevoty-offers-new-Autonomous-Application-Protection-capabilities

Prevoty offers new Autonomous Application Protection capabilities


Friday, March 1, 2019 by

Imperva announced the expansion of its application security offerings with two new Autonomous Application Protection capabilities. The update extends customers’ visibility into how applications behave and how users interact with sensitive information. With this expanded view across their business assets, customers will have deeper insights to understand and mit...


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IAST supports AppSec efficiencies while cutting costs and headaches


Monday, November 26, 2018 by

It’s easy to feel passionate about interactive application security testing (IAST) in the world of application security. You see, IAST makes security testing almost invisible. It’s not something that requires a highly trained team to be brought in to carry out and analyze testing results. It doesn’t hold up other teams or processes from moving forward....


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Enterprise security report says mobile workers put data at risk


Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by

According to a new study titled Greatest Mobile Security Threats in the Enterprise, a significant lack of visibility into devices and networks is putting businesses at risk for data leakage and phishing attacks. The study, conducted by Enterprise Mobility Exchange and commissioned by NetMotion Software, showed that nearly 50 percent of mobile workers spend the majority ...


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Cisco releases security connector app for iOS devices


Tuesday, January 2, 2018 by

Cisco announced the availability of Cisco Security Connector, a security app designed to give enterprises the deepest visibility and control over network activity on iOS devices, now in the App Store.Apple has designed iOS to be secure from the ground up and to be simple, intuitive, and powerful for users. By using iPhones and iPads with iOS 11 and Cisco Security Connec...


People-are-worried-about-internet-connected-car-security

People are worried about internet-connected car security


Monday, December 4, 2017 by

Thales announced survey results revealing how respondents feel about the potential risks connected vehicles pose to their safety and the security of their personal information.Connected cars use mobile internet technology for safety systems and remote diagnostics (like “OnStar”), as well as controlling key functions via a smartphone, smartwatch, tablet or computer - ena...


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The HBO hack reveals how vulnerable data is to black hats


Thursday, August 31, 2017 by

The HBO hack is the latest in a string of high-profile hacks over the last two years (Dropbox, Yahoo!, UK Ministry of Health) where a handful of vulnerable servers were compromised and used to take down and steal information. Studies have shown the next year represent a turning point in the digitization of enterprise content. A recent Forrester study commissioned by Alf...


What-happens-to-security-when-your-apps-go-to-the-cloud

What happens to security when your apps go to the cloud


Wednesday, November 9, 2016 by

When Marc Andreessen wrote, “software is eating the world,” he meant that every business is literally turning into software. The problem is that every line of code you write makes you easier to attack. Historically, we dealt with security by putting up walls and scanning. But the complexity of modern software environments has made these approaches ineffective ...


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Security First: 5 tips for building a secure mobile app from the ground up


Wednesday, October 5, 2016 by

With more than two billion smartphone users worldwide, the app market has exploded — along with risks. Mobile app developers are still struggling to make security a priority and by 2017, cyber-attacks via vulnerable apps are anticipated to account for 75% of all mobile security breaches. Given what's at stake, it's critical that developers build apps that are &ldq...


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A Deep Dive into Network Functions Virtualization and Software-Defined Networking


Tuesday, May 24, 2016 by

We recently visited with Tim Diep, CA Technologies Director of SDN/NFV Product Management, to discuss how networks in the application economy need to transform through software defined networking and network functions virtualization.ADM: What is Software-Defined Networking/Network Functions Virtualization?Diep: Software-Defined Networking (SDN) is a technology focused o...


Department-of-Homeland-Security-Creates-Mobile-Application-Playbook

Department of Homeland Security Creates Mobile Application Playbook


Tuesday, April 26, 2016 by

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO), has created The Mobile Application Playbook (MAP), a DHS sponsored reference guide to assist federal agencies with the planning, management, and execution of mobile application projects.The MAP publication provides a roadmap for creating mobile applications and is designed to ...


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How March Madness Impacts Enterprise Mobile Data Usage and BYOD Security


Tuesday, April 5, 2016 by

Oversized events like March Madness and the Olympics not only can cause decreased productivity from employees, but also may increase security risks for companies whose employees are using devices that access corporate data. We visited with Michael Covington, VP Product for Wandera, to discuss research the company conducted during the NCAA basketball tournament to learn ...


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March Madness Apps May Be Accessing Your Data


Tuesday, March 15, 2016 by

In its mobile app risk assessment report “March Madness or April Foods” Flexera Software highlighted BYOD security issues by analyzing the annual March Madness craze as employees are using apps on their corporate and BYOD devices to stream content, complete brackets and track March Madness activities.The report focused on what data these apps access, what device feature...


What-You-Need-to-Know-about-BYOD-Security

What You Need to Know about BYOD Security


Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by

As employees bring their own devices to work, IT teams face an assortment of challenges, from managing mobile apps on a myriad of different devices to backing up and restoring business data. But bar none, the greatest burden for IT staff is securing business data on mobile devices.The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (in Reverse Order)The UglyThe BYOD phenomenon has spawned ...


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Appthority Releases Summer 2013 App Reputation Report


Tuesday, August 6, 2013 by

Appthority’s Summer 2013 App Reputation Report has been published, taking a behind the scenes look at how apps actually work as they relate to the consumer. The biggest finding of the study is the finding that 83% of the apps had some type of security risk or privacy issues. Appthority conducted the study of 400 mainstream iOS and Android free and paid apps. Appthority...