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Mobility poses the biggest threat to small and medium-sized firms, survey finds

Small and medium-sized companies see mobility as the technology that poses the greatest security concern for them, according to a survey of IT pros by smart card management systems provider Versasec.

IoT device makers need to incorporate security early on, says Gemalto's Hart

As Internet of Things device makers and service providers rush to deploy and connect IoT devices, the security risks associated with these devices are proliferating, warns Jason Hart, chief technology officer of cloud solutions and data protection for digital security firm Gemalto.

Biometrics market to more than double by 2021, reaching $30B, ABI forecasts

The global biometrics market will reach more than $30 billion by 2021, marking a strong 118 percent increase from last year, according to a forecast by market research firm ABI Research.

Spotlight: Cothority wants Apple to adopt its software to close the backdoor

Software project Cothority is on a mission to rid the world of secret backdoored software updates, according to an article at Ars Technica.

Spotlight: RSA smartphone badge-scanning app has security flaw

At the largest security conference and trade show in the world, an Android badge-scanning app used by vendors to keep track of visitors who come to their booths has a major security flaw, Bluebox Security has found.

Apple malware appears on Nokia's top 20 malware list for the first time

Apple iOS-based malware appeared on top 20 list of malware for first time with XcodeGhost and FlexiSpy, according to the latest Nokia Threat Intelligence Lab report.

IBM, Check Point expand alliance, add threat intelligence sharing to collaboration

Reflecting a more collaborative approach among security vendors to fight sophisticated cybercrime gangs, IBM and Check Point Software Technologies said Thursday that they are expanding their security alliance to include a new set of security product integrations, including sharing of threat intelligence.

Spotlight: USMobile's new iOS Scrambl3 app provides secure VPN for calls, messages

USMobile, a developer of private mobile services, has launched Scrambl3, a smartphone app for the iPhone and iPad that enables corporate and government users to make secure calls and send secure messages using a virtual private network.

More than half of firms have risky mobile devices on their network, MobileIron says

More than half of enterprises have at least one risky mobile device on their networks at any given time, according to a report released Tuesday by MobileIron Security Labs.

Disconnect between IT and employees leads to costly mobile data breaches

Mobile data breaches are costing enterprises tens of millions of dollars, and many of them result from a disconnect between IT and employees about mobile data security, according to a report released Tuesday by the Ponemon Institute and mobile security firm Lookout.