Mobile Security

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Mobile apps present a 'huge attack surface' for hackers looking to steal corporate data, warns Veracode CTO

Mobile apps present a "huge attack surface" for hackers looking to steal corporate data, notes Chris Wysopal, co-founder and chief technology officer at a session at the Advanced Cyber Security Center's annual conference.

Taking action 'left of boom'

On Wednesday, I'll be heading to the annual conference of the Advanced Cyber Security Center being held in Boston. The theme of the conference is "Left of Boom: How and Where to Invest Across the Kill Chain." Check Thursday's ediction of FierceITSecurity for coverage.

Apple Pay rival CurrentC hacked

CurrentC, the retailer-based mobile payment system competing with Apple Pay and Google Wallet, was hacked by unauthorized third parties this week, AppleInsider reports.

Enterprises will move from perimeter defense to risk-based security, says Gartner

Enterprises will increasingly move toward risk-based security and away from the mirage of achieving a 100 percent secured environment through perimeter defense, judges Gartner.

Android takes the lion's share of increasingly mobile malware attacks

A staggering 98 percent of all malware attacks between August 2013 and July 2014 targeted users of Android devices, according to the Mobile Cyber Threats report prepared by Kaspersky Lab and Interpol.

APTs fuel demand for managed security service providers

The rise in advanced persistent threats is fueling demand for managed security service providers, a market that Frost & Sullivan forecasts will reach $3.25 billion in 2018, up from $1.81 billion last year.

GM taps infotainment head to be cybersecurity chief for connected cars

Apparently, General Motors doesn't want a high-profile security breach to be added to the list of its current woes involving massive recalls because of defective products.

Kiwi firms failing to prioritize IT security for tech investments, says IDC

Enterprises in New Zealand are failing to prioritize IT security requirements, particularly for cloud, mobile, social and big data investments, according to a survey of New Zealand organizations by IDC.

More mobile security challenges looming with Internet of Things

Enterprises face myriad security challenges from mobile devices, and it's only going to get worse with the Internet of Things, a panel of vendors warned at CTIA's Super Mobility Week.

With 50B connected devices, the security challenges can seem insurmountable

With the proliferation of machine-to-machine (M2M) devices and connections, some estimates putting the number as high as 50 billion devices by 2020, security pros are trying to come to grips with the security implications of all those endpoints.