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Mobile security is not about malware

As mobile devices and apps flood the enterprise, many IT teams are becoming obsessed with keeping mobile malware off of devices and networks. But this is the wrong focus, said Andrew Hoog, CEO and founder of mobile security firm NowSecure. It's not mobile malware, but mobile apps that leak sensitive data that should be the focus of enterprise IT teams.

Marble Security's AppHawk keeps an eye on insecure mobile apps

To address mobile security concerns in the BYOD era, Marble Security today released AppHawk, an enterprise mobile threat intelligence and defense service designed to secure a growing threat to enterprises--mobile app insecurity.

Verizon has access to mobile security data! Who knew, right?

Verizon just realized that it has a wireless unit to draw mobile security data from. Who knew, right?

Aruba study: Half of workers willing to disobey boss to get stuff done on mobile

Most mobile workers expect their IT departments to take care of security for their mobile devices, yet many do not follow IT policies regarding security best practices.

280,000 US customers' data stolen by overseas AT&T call center employees

Employees at overseas AT&T call centers stole the names and Social Security numbers of around 280,000 U.S. customers, according to the Federal Communications Commission, which fined the wireless carrier a record $25 million for lax data security practices.

Spotlight: Early Warning to acquire phone-based MFA firm Authentify

Early Warning, a provider of financial fraud prevention and risk management products, has agreed to acquire Authentify, a phone-based multi-factor authentication provider, for an undisclosed consideration.

Mobile security concerns behind Salesforce purchase of Toopher

Mobile security has become an increasing concern for enterprises and IT staffs.To address that concern, enterprise software giant Salesforce.com has acquired Toopher, a developer of a mobile two-factor authentication app for iOS and Android devices, for an undisclosed consideration.

Spotlight: Enterprise security firm Check Point to buy Lacoon Mobile

Enterprise security firm Check Point Software Technologies has agreed to buy mobile security firm Lacoon Mobile Security, Check Point announced Thursday.

Android security bug could enable attacker to replace legitimate app with malware

Android's poor security reputation won't be helped by the recent revelation of vulnerability in the Android OS that could enable attackers to hijack the installation of the Android Package File app and gain control of the device.

Apple fixes 17 security holes in Safari's WebKit engine

Apple has plugged 17 security vulnerabilities in the Safari browser's WebKit engine, which renders Web pages in the browser.