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Enterprise security report says mobile workers put data at risk
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by Christian Hargrave
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 ...
Detect eavesdropping in your mobile app with TrustKit
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 by Christian Hargrave
Data Theorem, Inc. announced the availability of TrustKit Analytics, a new service for the TrustKit community that delivers advanced security insights. In addition, the company announced that since TrustKit’s release in 2015, it has identified more than 100 million eavesdropping attempts on iOS and Android applications, where apps in active mode have blocked 100 p...
Stop the menace of Android rooting malware attacks with RASP
Monday, September 25, 2017 by Frederik Mennes
One of the key security issues facing organizations that support Android devices is the risk of rooting malware. A number of malware families on the Android mobile OS attempt to obtain root access once installed because the elevated privileges gained come in handy to perform malicious activities.
What you need to know about Tordow v2.0 and Pegasus
JetBlue announces Fly-Fi but what are the risks
Friday, January 20, 2017 by Christian Hargrave
NordVPN explains some security issues with in-flight Wi-Fi, and describes safety measures to protect travelers’ privacy American airline JetBlue announced that it will provide free satellite Wi-Fi, called Fly-Fi, on all of its local flights. According to the company spokesman, it’s 2017 and it’s impossible to ignore the fact that people “expect to be connected ever...
Secure Mobile Access for BYOD
Friday, March 4, 2016 by Paul Andersen
If you are an IT manager responsible for defining your organization’s approach to BYOD, there are hundreds, if not thousands, of articles and guides available on the topic. Unfortunately, most BYOD articles overlook a technology that has been the workhorse for secure remote access for more than a decade: SSL VPN.Originally designed for secure remote PC and laptop access...
Why Mobile App Development Requires More than an SOA
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 by Coco Jaenicke
If you plan on building mobile apps, you probably want a pluggable framework that allows you to easily use and reuse mobile services. You can then effortlessly access back-end systems, rapidly assemble new apps, and easily update individual services.Déjà vu I hear you cry – isn’t that what my service-oriented architecture (SOA) gives me? Yes and no. A SOA gives yo...
Care2 Hosts Petition Asking Apple to Remove Spyware from New Yosemite OS
Thursday, October 30, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
The online activist organization Care2 is hosting a petition on its website asking Apple to remove spyware from the new Yosemite operating system. The petition is one of many on the Care2 site, which dubs itself as “a community of 25 million standing together for good. People are making world-changing impact with Care2, starting petitions and supporting each other’s cam...