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The Wi-Fi Alliance has announced that WPA3 will be introduced during 2018 and bring a series of new security enhancements to improve wireless security. [Read More]
Three fake Bitcoin applications were recently removed from Google Play after security researchers discovered they were tricking users into sending funds to cybercriminals. [Read More]
Some of the rugged tablets, phones and PDAs made by Pepperl+Fuchs-owned ecom are vulnerable to KRACK attacks [Read More]
A recently discovered Android malware features a modular architecture that allows it to perform a broad range of nefarious activities, Kaspersky Lab researchers warn. [Read More]
Cisco announces availability of Security Connector, an iOS app that gives organizations visibility and control for mobile devices [Read More]
Apple this week released security updates for AirPort Base Station firmware to resolve the Key Reinstallation Attacks (KRACK) vulnerabilities in them. [Read More]
Kaspersky Lab researchers discovered 85 applications in Google Play that were designed to steal credentials for Russian social network VK.com. One of the malicious applications had more than a million downloads. [Read More]
Several classic game applications in Google Play have been silently downloading and installing a malicious APK file onto Android devices, Appthority reports. [Read More]
Google’s Ian Beer releases iOS 11 exploit that can be used for jailbreaks to help security researchers analyze Apple devices [Read More]
After getting complaints from developers, Google is evaluating whether it should continue allowing innovative use of accessibility services by Android apps [Read More]

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Scott Simkin's picture
Users, networks and applications can – and should— exist everywhere, which puts new burdens on security teams to protect them in the same way as the traditional perimeter.
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.