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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.

Apple should work with the FBI instead of pulling a PR stunt

I get very worried when I agree with Donald Trump about anything. But I have to agree (sort of) with his view on the dispute between the FBI and Apple over access to an iPhone used by one of the terrorists in the San Bernardino attack.

The ghost of Stuxnet continues to haunt enterprise security, says HPE

More than one-quarter of all successful enterprise software exploits in 2015 used a vulnerability that dates from the 2010 Stuxnet attack, even though it has been patched twice, according to an annual cyber-risk report by Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

Gartner names Intel, Kaspersky, Sophos, Symantec and Trend Micro as endpoint protection leaders

Intel Security (formerly McAfee), Kaspersky Lab, Sophos, Symantec and Trend Micro are leaders in the enterprise endpoint protection market, according to Gartner's latest Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms published earlier this month.

5 real‐world mobile device security practices for SMBs

A vast majority of employees today work from mobile devices, but managing mobile devices – both company and employee owned – is a universal challenge. This challenge is equally as pressing for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) as it is for large enterprises. Chris Pyle, president and CEO of Champion Solutions Group, offers five ways SMBs can improve their mobile security posture.