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Google this week released its October 2017 Android patches, which address a total of 14 vulnerabilities in the mobile platform, including five rated Critical severity. [Read More]
Federal judge allows the FBI to keep secret the details of a hacking tool used to access the iPhone of the San Bernardino terrorist [Read More]
Privacy-focused communications app Signal is working on improving protection for contact information using Intel SGX technology [Read More]
A popular Android keyboard application with over 200 million downloads was found to gather user information and send it to a remote server, Adguard reveals. [Read More]
Analysis of 21 popular mobile stock trading apps revealed the existence of several vulnerabilities and the lack of important security features [Read More]
Google discloses critical remote code execution vulnerabilities affecting the Wi-Fi chips found in iOS and Android devices [Read More]
Tens of millions of Android users potentially had their information collected by a security application distributed through Google Play, Check Point security researchers warn. [Read More]
A recently discovered Android banking Trojan features a bot and command and control panel fully written from scratch, SfyLabs has discovered. [Read More]
Trend Micro patches several vulnerabilities, including ones rated critical and high severity, in Mobile Security for Enterprise [Read More]
A new global threat report for the mobile ecosystem shows that 1 in 50 iOS apps used in enterprise environments could potentially leak sensitive data. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Mobile Security

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Adam Ely's picture
We can attempt to predict the future, but without proper security measures in place, data breaches are bound to happen. Unfortunately, it’s not a matter of if a breach will occur, but when.
Adam Ely's picture
When determining how risky an app is, we must consider intentional features within these permissions to determine whether or not they’re a risk to the enterprise.
Adam Ely's picture
At the end of the day, the kill switch will not only decrease the amount of people mugged for their phones because there is little net value in the device itself, but it will also provide individuals with the means to wipe the device of personal information.
Adam Ely's picture
COPE is often an attractive model for organizations concerned about keeping mobile data secure but presents its own set of issues. So how does COPE stack up against BYOD?
Adam Ely's picture
This shift to mobile exposes a major fault that needs to be addressed and security practices must address mobile threats as well.
Adam Ely's picture
Yesterday’s device management approach does not work in a BYOD world. The end users are bringing their own devices, so we need to adjust to accommodate this new world order.
Adam Ely's picture
Security teams and lines of business have reached a turning point on BYOD. It’s now become more important than ever for the CISO to figure out how to manage risk without inhibiting users.
Adam Ely's picture
Many of us create our own blind spots through assumption. Until we understand what is occurring on mobile devices, we cannot determine if our controls are effective at managing risk.
Adam Ely's picture
CISOs are notoriously disliked. Trying to protect company, customer and employee data often means having to say “no” to new projects and implementations. This does not earn you many friends.
Ryan Naraine's picture
John Hultquist, Manager of Cyber Espionage Threat Intelligence at ISIGHT Partners, joins the podcast to talk about "NEWSCASTER," a cyber espionage operation that uses fictitious social media accounts to launch attacks.