BYOD and cloud-based applications are fueling the need for mobile encryption software and services, a market that is forecast by ABI Research to reach $230 million by the end of this year.
Security researchers are blasting professional networking platform LinkedIn's new Intro email scanning application for Apple's iOS, comparing the service to hacker attacks.
Gartner is warning enterprises that the "nexus of forces"--the research firm's term for the convergence of social, mobile, cloud and big data technologies--is transforming the way IT departments approach enterprise security.
Close to half of employees said their IT departments had not discussed mobile security best practices with them, according to a survey of 400 mobile users conducted by IT governance firm Coalfire.
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Options, which provides infrastructure products targeting the global financial services sector, is teaming with mobile management and security firm MobileIron to offer clients a complete mobile device management solution.
SAP is updating its Mobile Secure enterprise mobility management portfolio, integrating partner Mocana's Mobile App Protection solution as well as enhancing mobile browser and mobile content management capabilities.
More than two in five of U.S. adults who own a smartphone report they rarely or never use a password to lock their device, according to a survey of 2,041 U.S. adults by Harris Interactive on behalf of identity theft protection firm Experian.
The cloud-based managed security services market is forecast by Infonetics Research to increase at a 10.8 percent compound annual growth rate, reaching $9.2 billion by 2017.
IBM has unveiled a new mobile authentication technology based on the near field communications standard, adding a additional layer of security to NFC-based transactions including online banking and accessing a corporate Intranet or private cloud.