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LTE and 5G network security firm OneLayer recieved a $6.5 million equity investment from Koch Disruptive Technologies (KDT), the VC arm of Koch Industries. [Read More]
Mobile phishing protection startup novoShield has emerged from stealth with an iPhone application. [Read More]
Vulnerabilities found in Flexlan wireless LAN devices used for airplane Wi-Fi can be exploited by a passenger to hack other passengers. [Read More]
The latest major iOS release aims to keep users protected from state-sponsored mercenary spyware, abusive spouse snooping, and exploitation of critical vulnerabilities. [Read More]
Apple acknowledged the macOS zero-days in an advisory but did not share technical details or indicators of compromise to help defenders hunt for signs of infections. [Read More]
Google’s September 2022 security update for Pixel devices addresses two critical-severity escalation of privilege vulnerabilities. [Read More]
Cymulate, a late-stage Israeli startup in the breach and attack simulation space, has now raised a total of $141 million in venture capital financing. [Read More]
Symantec discovered hardcoded AWS credentials in 1,800 mobile apps and highlighted some instances that show the extent of the potential risks. [Read More]
Apple has shipped patches for older iPhone and iPad devices to address a recent, actively exploited zero-day vulnerability. [Read More]
Pwn2Own Toronto 2022 is offering more than $1 million in cash and prizes, including $100,000 for a new SOHO attack scenario. [Read More]

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Preston Hogue's picture
Telecom service providers need protections for everything from their back-end networks to cell towers to billions of devices in users’ hands.
Seema Haji's picture
Enormous bandwidth increases of 5G, the rapid expansion of edge computing and countless new IoT devices introduce risk despite their intended benefit.
Laurence Pitt's picture
As we continue to increase our dependency on communications networks and technologies to move tremendous amounts of data, we open up greater potential for serious disaster should they be compromised.
John Maddison's picture
There are three basic security components that every organization with an open BYOD strategy needs to be familiar with.
Laurence Pitt's picture
By paying just a bit more attention to the permissions you are allowing on your phone or computer, you could protect yourself from a much more significant headache down the road.
Alastair Paterson's picture
While less powerful than desktops and servers used for this purpose, more Android devices exist, and they are often less protected and, thus, more easily accessible.
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.