Mobile Security

Cloud-based security: Is it for you?
Sophos’ Sumit Bansal looks at the various growth stages of SMBs, the business concerns they face, and how a cloud-based solution can help.
Security industry to pay more attention to cyber-espionage: InfoWatch CEO
According to the chief executive officer of the InfoWatch Group Natalya Kaspersky, the problem of spying over electronic devices and unauthorised gathering of user information in favour of specific states will remain an unresolved issue, with more attacks on mobile devices.
Enterprise mobile security still lagging: Experts
Mobility was a dominant theme last year as smartphone and tablet sales grew exponentially, but one theme connected closely with it that did not receive as much spotlight was security, writes Edwin Yapp.
Security leaders admit to being outgunned by cybercriminals: IBM study
More than 80% of security leaders believe the challenge posed by external threats is on the rise, while 60% also agree their organisations are outgunned in the cyber-war, according to a study by IBM.
Startups, very small businesses need to harden mobile defences
Startups and very small businesses (VSBs) – those with fewer than 25 employees – have the same rate of mobile device adoption as large enterprises. However, most lack the security awareness, technical expertise, and budget needed to properly protect company-issued or employee-owned mobile devices, a Kaspersky Lab survey found.
Securing a new iPhone in three simple steps
Symantec has released three steps to help secure Apple accounts and devices, whether you’re a first-time owner or just upgrading.
Dropmysite rolls out mobile data backup and security app
Dropmysite has rolled out its Dropmymobile app, designed to safeguard users’ mobile data.
Startups slack on security
Too many startups and app developers build first and secure later Security should be a priority for any developer or startup from day one A SECURITY professional once sent me a message in response to a story I wrote about a corporate cybersecurity breach.  
User-centric solution to protect, secure and manage mobile devices
Sophos has announced Sophos Mobile Control (SMC) 4.0, which it claimed was the first Enterprise Mobile Management (EMM) solution to include individual file encryption, integrated antivirus and web filtering.
4 out 5 apps are scanning your location: McAfee
According to McAfee’s Consumer Mobile Security Report, 80% of mobile apps today collect location information about users, 82% know the device ID, and 57% track when people use their phones.
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