Mobile Security

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InvizBox unveils Go prototype that provides mobile users a VPN over public Wi-Fi

To help calm IT security fears about public Wi-Fi, startup InvizBox unveiled a prototype device that sets up a secure connection, either through a virtual private network connection or connection to the Tor network, for employees or anyone else using public Wi-Fi.

Intel sets up automotive security review board

In the aftermath of the highly publicized hack of a Jeep Cherokee by security researchers, Intel has launched an automotive security review board that will focus on research to improve connected car security.

Apple adds security features to iOS 9 that will appeal to enterprises

Lost in the noise of Apple's launch of iPhone 6s, iPad Pro and Apple TV was the unveiling of Apple's new mobile operating system, iOS 9, which will be available as a free update on Sept. 16. While there are a number of enhancements aimed at usability and "multitasking," there are also security improvements that should prove attractive to companies implementing corporate-owned and BYOD programs.

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.