Articles in category: Security
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Facebook, Zynga and Google are high-profile examples of companies that are aggressively pursuing mobile strategies. But according to Wharton experts, all consumer-facing firms will have to consider the smaller screens on smartphones and tablets as a primary way to reach customers in the future. The key question, they say, is not necessarily whether companies will adapt, but rather how they will ...(Read Full Article)
Fiberlink®, the leader in cloud-based solutions for securemobile device management(MDM) andmobile application management(MAM), today announced that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), a scientific agency within the Department of Commerce, has deployed MaaS360 to provide visibility and control over government-owned mobile devices.(Read Full Article)
BYOD and Continuous Compliance Trends Drive ForeScout to Achieve Record Bookings and Customer Growth
Cupertino, Calif. -- ForeScout Technologies,Inc., the leading provider of real-time network security solutionsfor Global 1000 enterprises and government organizations, todayannounced record corporate growth ...(Read Full Article)
Telstra has introduced 4G international roaming service with its Hong Kong mobile unit, CSL. The new roaming service, with pricing the same as the current 3G offering, allows its LTE customers to access CSL’s 4G services while travelling in Hong Kong. Telstra is working on similar agreements with operators in other countries, with compatible 4G wireless broadband networks, said Mike Wright ...(Read Full Article)
About 8% of Android apps are vulnerable to attacks as a result of weak SSL implementations, according to a new computer security study.
Security researchers in Germany analyzed 13,500 free Android apps from Google Play and found that 1,074--about 8%--contain SSL/TLS code that could potentially make them vulnerable to what's known as a Man-in-the-Middle (MITM) attack.(Read Full Article)
Security, privacy and cyber-threat issues are increasing concerns throughout the mobile industry(Read Full Article)
McAfee's been offering mobile protection services on Android for a while now, but Verizon's taking it a step further and bringing an application tailored specifically for its own customers with help from the Intel-owned outfit. The Mobile Security app -- which is also powered by Asurion -- aims to assist the Big Red crowd by protecting their devices from many "digital and physical threats ...(Read Full Article)
Organizations are turning to managed service providers for a more holistic approach to a mobility strategy, according to a recent survey. The problem? Providers and vendors still aren't able to offer end-to-end services. That's where niche vendors come in.(Read Full Article)
- Lack of control over employees' mobile devices and people's propensity to weaken security when deployed by uninstalling programs means bring-your-own-device trend a liability. (Read Full Article)
- Security vendors are rushing to fill gaping holes in IT's ability to manage mobile devices. But if you expect perfection, you'll wait too long. (Read Full Article)
Apple, Amazon, and Microsoft have already agreed to abide by the program, which requires all apps to clearly detail in their privacy policies which user data is collected, used, or shared.
Facebook has agreed to abide by California guidelines that are meant to protect the privacy of mobile application users.
In a letter to California's attorney general, the company said that its Facebook App Center, launched last month, would abide by a joint agreement that the state announced earlier this year with key mobile app distributors.(Read Full Article)
As communications service providers (CSPs) face the challenge of continually increasing revenue streams, one customer segment they are trying to better serve is business customers, including enterprises and small to midsize businesses (SMBs). Heavy Reading recently conducted a survey of 56 unique CSPs worldwide on behalf of Amdocs. The survey examined respondents’ attitudes, perceptions and plans regarding their enterprise and SMB customers. Respondents from Asia/Pacific, North America, Central/Latin America and Europe, the Middle East and Africa report a universal concern of increasing customer satisfaction for this segment.
Increasing customer satisfaction means that CSPs must keep up with the demands of their business customers, and the growing demand among business customers today is the consumerization of IT due to offerings such as bring your own device (BYOD). CSPs are aware of this demand, and now they must make sure their own systems and IT departments are able to provide and support such services.
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