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.
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 just realized that it has a wireless unit to draw mobile security data from. Who knew, right?
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.
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.
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 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.
Enterprise security firm Check Point Software Technologies has agreed to buy mobile security firm Lacoon Mobile Security, Check Point announced Thursday.
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 has plugged 17 security vulnerabilities in the Safari browser's WebKit engine, which renders Web pages in the browser.