Mobile Security

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Microsoft's Nadella adds security-first to his mobile-first, cloud-first vision

Looks like you can add security-first to the mobile-first, cloud-first strategy that Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is pursuing.

Many enterprises still come up short on mobile security, study finds

More than 20 percent of companies do not lock out mobile users based on number of access attempts and more than 70 percent of companies do not require two-factor authentication for mobile devices, according to a survey of 447 IT decision-makers across industries by Champion Solutions Group for cloud-based document sharing service MessageOps.

Spotlight: Zerodium doles out $1M for a remote iOS 9 exploit

Zerodium announced that it is paying $1 million to an unidentified team for providing a remote exploit to an iPhone running iOS 9, reported ZDNet Tuesday.

Centrify partners with CASBs to bolster SaaS app security

Identity management firm Centrify announced Monday that it is partnering with five cloud access security brokers – Cloudlock, Elastica, Imperva, Netskope and Skyhigh Networks – to provide security for employee access to software-as-a-service applications like Salesforce.com, Office 365, Dropbox, Box and Google Apps.

Google for Work gets ID management support from Centrify

As companies continue to adopt cloud and mobile technology, IT can no longer rely on traditional perimeter security. To address this challenge, identity management provider Centrify announced Tuesday that it is adding support for Android for Work and Chromebooks, secure remote access to the Google Cloud Platform and deeper Google Apps integration.

Close to 90% of Android devices are insecure

I came across an interesting study by the University of Cambridge, which found that a whopping 88 percent of Android devices are exposed to at least one of 11 known critical vulnerabilities.

Chinese cybercriminals behind massive Ghost Push Android malware campaign

Cheetah Mobile, the mobile security company that first uncovered the Ghost Push trojan targeting Android devices last month, has discovered a network of Chinese cybercriminals making more than $4 million per day off of the malware.

Android ransomware uses Google's own design principles against victims

The Android.Lockdroid.E ransomware uses Google's design principles and an open-source project against users, warned Symantec security researcher Dinesh Venkatesan in a blog post.

AT&T, IBM partner on mobile cloud security for the enterprise

AT&T and IBM are teaming to give enterprises tools to secure mobile devices, apps, connectivity and data using IBM's cloud infrastructure.

Three-quarters of firms have experienced a mobile data breach, survey finds

A recent study that IDG Research Services conducted on behalf of mobile security firm Lookout will do little to ease those security concerns. In fact, 74 percent of 100 IT leaders polled said their company had experienced data breaches because of a mobile security issue.