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Cotap adds encrypted voice, video calling to its enterprise messaging app

Enterprise mobile messaging startup Cotap launched on Wednesday end-to-end encrypted voice and video calling over Wi-Fi and cellular networks for users of its app.

Employees gamble with security when they download mobile gambling apps

The average global enterprise has multiple, often risky, gambling apps installed in its mobile environment, according to an analysis by app security firm Veracode.

5 things the FTC should do to improve data security in the wake of Wyndham

With the FTC's legal standing to regulate data security affirmed, what's next for the FTC's role in data security enforcement?

New Android malware samples could set record this year, predicts G Data

The influx of Android devices into the corporate environment raises concerns among IT security pros because of the shaky security reputation that the Android OS has. Those concerns will not be eased by a report released on Tuesday by antivirus firm G Data.

KeyRaider steals more than 225,000 Apple accounts from jailbroken iPhones

The recently-discovered KeyRaider malware harvested more than 225,000 login credentials by targeting jailbroken iPhones, making it the largest known Apple account theft caused by malware, according to researchers from Palo Alto Networks.

Telefonica, TeleSign partner on mobile identity services for enterprises

Spanish telecom provider Telefonica and mobile identity firm TeleSign are partnering to offer enterprises and service providers a suite of services to address mobile authentication and fraud prevention.

Foggy Bottom is not the only place with murky security practices

A survey of more than 1,000 federal workers by mobile security firm Lookout found that nearly 40 percent of respondents ignore policies prohibiting mobile device use, putting sensitive data at risk.

Android lock patterns are not necessarily more secure than passwords, researcher finds

Android lock patterns, which Google introduced as an alternative to passwords, are not necessarily harder to guess or more secure than passwords.

Apple fixes a staggering 71 security holes in its latest iOS update

Apple devices are popular with enterprises because of their reputation for rock-solid security. Yet, Apple had to plug a staggering 71 security holes in its latest update to its mobile operating system.

IT security pros more worried about endpoint security than cloud or network security

While many IT security pros fret about moving sensitive corporate data to the cloud, a recent survey IT security pros at last week's Black Hat security conference found that they are more worried about endpoint security risks.