AdaptiveMobile launched on Tuesday Messaging App Security, a product to secure messaging apps, such as WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Viber and Kik, from cyberthreats.
One of the longstanding impediments to getting a BYOD program off the ground is lack of trust between employer and employee. Even with wide recognition of BYOD as a valid mobile effort, the most well thought-out and structured programs will be derailed if employees don't trust their organizations and adopt the strategy.
While four-fifth of employers allow their employees to bring their own devices to work, two-thirds cannot identify common mobile security threats, such as malware infection on devices or installation of unwanted apps.
A security flaw that renders iPhone SMS services vulnerable to attack is not present across rival Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phone and Symbian devices, according to new data from mobile security firm AdaptiveMobile.