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Acoustic attack lets hackers control smartphone sensor

The acoustic injection attack takes advantage of a newfound vulnerability in smartphones and lets hackers remotely control the devices.

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What to consider in developing BYOD policy

In today’s work environment, employees are increasingly expected to be constantly available and communicating. Regardless of whether the company permits it, employees will use their personal devices for work. Instead of ignoring the...

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BlackBerry readies a more secure version of the Samsung Galaxy S7

Secusmart, the BlackBerry subsidiary that secures the German Chancellor Angela Merkel's smartphone, will roll out a version of its SecuSuite security software compatible with Samsung Electronics' Knox platform later this year.

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How much are vendor security assurances worth after the CIA leaks?

Google, Apple, Microsoft and other software vendors are working to identify and patch the vulnerabilities described in the CIA leak, but ultimately this doesn't change the status quo of software security.

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Protecting the enterprise against mobile threats

Mobile devices have transformed the digital enterprise allowing employees to access the information they need to be most productive from virtually anywhere. Has that convenience come at a cost to enterprise security, though?

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Mobile World Congress 2017: Mobility monsters

GSMA has brought everything mobile to Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona, painting a picture of mobile world domination.

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Cog Systems offers more secure version of HTC A9 smartphone

It sounds like a smartphone user's worst fear: Software that starts up before the phone's operating system, intercepting and encrypting every byte sent to or from the flash memory or the network interface. This is not some new kind...

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The future of biometrics and IoT

Many people are familiar with biometrics as a security measure at airports or police stations, where they often use a fingerprint as a form of identification, but there are many other uses outside of law enforcement.

New York State cybersecurity regulations: Who wins?

Encryption, IAM, SIEM and UBA vendors will benefit from New York State's new cybersecurity regulations for financial services organizations.

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Are you afraid your car will be taken over?

A consortium was recently created to make sure that your car stays on the road and in your control.

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FDA 'guides' the way to medical device security

The FDA’s “guidance” documents on medical device security are non-binding. But advocates say they will still have plenty of legal force – especially when it comes to things like insurance or civil suits for damages from insecure...

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7 ways MDM threatens employee privacy

To understand the extent to which MDM solutions could monitor and control BYOD devices, the Bitglass research team installed MDM software on several employees’ personal mobile devices with their permission. The outcome? Complete...

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How Google reinvented security and eliminated the need for firewalls

In some ways, Google is like every other large enterprise. It had the typical defensive security posture based on the concept that the enterprise is your castle and security involves building moats and walls to protect the perimeter. ...

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Night or day, Kuna’s smart outdoor security camera system detects movement at your door and sends actionable alerts to your mobile device, allowing you to safely take action using Kuna’s lights, HD live video feed, two-way intercom,...

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Why mobile will determine the future of IT

The increased use of mobile devices in the enterprise means IT must pay close attention to security and assess the risks. Mobile device management can help.

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BlackBerry offers secure mobile communications platform for developers

BlackBerry announced a new line of business to provide developers with a secure, cloud-based, mobile communications platform for texting, voice, video and file sharing.

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7 musts for any successful BYOD program

Mobile devices, mobile apps and the networks they use are now essential to satisfy customers, collaborate more effectively with suppliers, and keep employees productive anytime and anywhere.

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