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Dozens of Android applications distributed via the Google Play store have exposed up to 36.5 million users to an auto-clicking adware, Check Point security researchers reveal. [Read More]
Researchers analyzed pacemakers from four major vendors and found that the third-party libraries they use have over 8,000 known vulnerabilities [Read More]
One of the vulnerabilities addressed by Google in its May 2017 security patches allowed the bypass of Nexus 6’s Secure Boot through kernel command-line injection, HCL Technologies researchers reveal. [Read More]
According to a survey, forty-seven percent of respondents "expect to be protected from cyber-attacks by either their company or third-party app developers." [Read More]
Samsung Electronics is investigating claims by a German hacking group that it fooled the iris recognition system of the new flagship Galaxy S8 device, the firm said. [Read More]
A new behavioral authentication product announced by security firm Preempt allows optional multi-factor authentication (MFA), based on user behavior, on any application. [Read More]
C-level executives are by far at the greatest risk of being hacked outside of the office, according to a new report. [Read More]
White hat hackers show how easy it is to bypass the iris recognition system on Samsung’s Galaxy S8 smartphones [Read More]
Google this week launched a set of security services designed to bring improved protection and visibility for Android users. [Read More]
Mobile security is improving, but unprotected communication paths leave the ecosystem vulnerable, a recent report from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) found out. [Read More]

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Alastair Paterson's picture
By understanding what’s up with your mobile apps, you can mitigate the digital risk to your organization, employees and customers.
Adam Ely's picture
In this day of BYOD devices and zero-trust operating environments, IT and security professionals gain nothing from trying to manage the unmanageable—which is just as well, because the device is no longer the endpoint that matters.
Simon Crosby's picture
While flexibility offers countless benefits for corporations and their employees, this new emphasis on mobility has also introduced a new set of risks, and this in turn re-ignites a focus on endpoint security.
Adam Ely's picture
Applying a zero trust model to mobile and the right security controls at the app level could align productivity and security. But the bottom line is that it’s no longer about the device; it’s about the applications.
Adam Ely's picture
The increase in mobile security conversations shows that teams are still trying to figure out their strategy and how to address this new landscape of vulnerabilities.
David Holmes's picture
DDoS continues to wax and wane in unpredictable cycles, but the ecosystem has evolved to keep it out of the mobile space.
Adam Ely's picture
The mobile strategist will play a pivotal role in mobile integration, as they pave the way for the organizations to do so purposefully and securely.
David Holmes's picture
After the rounds of predictions for 2014, I had bet my colleague that if no mobile DDoS appeared this year, we’d stop talking about it. And it looks like we can.
Adam Ely's picture
While mobile security remains at the top of every CISO’s priority list this year, enterprises have quickly begun to realize that mobile device management (MDM) and enterprise mobility management (EMM) are not enough to keep data safe.
Adam Ely's picture
From what to support to how to ensure the security of mobile apps and data, enterprises are banging their heads against the wall to find a solution to secure mobile.