Mobile Security

Nation's cyber-defence needs holistic approach: Applied Intelligence
For BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, cyber-security solutions took centrestage at DSA2014 amidst growing demand for securing national defences. The company also reports high interest in its mobile security solution, which focuses on securing networks rather than devices.
IBM researchers enable secure notifications to mobile devices
IBM inventors have patented a cloud computing security technique that the company said enables app developers to ensure that data notifications are securely and confidentially pushed to and from mobile devices.
Most US adults share intimate content on unsecured devices: McAfee
Over half of adults in the United States send or receive intimate content including video, photos, emails and messages, according to a survey by McAfee.
Understanding the mobile revolution: Trends to watch
With mobility on the hot seat, Mark Micallef, area vice president of Citrix Asean, shares three key steps Asean organisations can take to tap the opportunities the mobile revolution will bring in 2014.
Mobile forensics to be shaped by smartphones, tougher encryption
Rising smartphone adoption, uncertain legislation and tougher encryption are among the trends that are going to define the mobile forensics space in the next 12 months, according to Cellebrite, which provides mobile forensic and data transfer solutions.
First-ever case of mobile trojan spreading via ‘alien’ botnets
Over the last three months Kaspersky Lab analysts have been investigating how the Obad.a trojan, a malicious app for Android, is being distributed. It transpires that for the first time in the history of mobile cybercrime, a trojan is being spread using botnets controlled by other criminal groups.
McAfee updates core PC security line
McAfee has announced its new 2014 line of core PC security suites, saying the new products deliver increased power and performance with a lighter and faster footprint.
Sophos MDM delivers immediate support for iOS 7
Sophos said that its mobile device management and security platform Sophos Mobile Control (SMC) will immediately support iOS 7, Apple’s latest mobile operating system.
It’s a BYOT (bring your own trouble) world: Fortinet report
As more people get mobile devices for both work and play, the amount of mobile malware has gone up and cybercriminals are increasingly targeting slack mobile security policies in the workplace.
New version of Sophos’ free Android security app
Sophos has introduced the latest version of its free Android security app, Sophos Mobile Security 3.0, its full-featured mobile security and antivirus application.
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