Mobile Security

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Centrify partners with CASBs to bolster SaaS app security

Identity management firm Centrify announced Monday that it is partnering with five cloud access security brokers – Cloudlock, Elastica, Imperva, Netskope and Skyhigh Networks – to provide security for employee access to software-as-a-service applications like Salesforce.com, Office 365, Dropbox, Box and Google Apps.

Google for Work gets ID management support from Centrify

As companies continue to adopt cloud and mobile technology, IT can no longer rely on traditional perimeter security. To address this challenge, identity management provider Centrify announced Tuesday that it is adding support for Android for Work and Chromebooks, secure remote access to the Google Cloud Platform and deeper Google Apps integration.

Close to 90% of Android devices are insecure

I came across an interesting study by the University of Cambridge, which found that a whopping 88 percent of Android devices are exposed to at least one of 11 known critical vulnerabilities.

Chinese cybercriminals behind massive Ghost Push Android malware campaign

Cheetah Mobile, the mobile security company that first uncovered the Ghost Push trojan targeting Android devices last month, has discovered a network of Chinese cybercriminals making more than $4 million per day off of the malware.

Android ransomware uses Google's own design principles against victims

The Android.Lockdroid.E ransomware uses Google's design principles and an open-source project against users, warned Symantec security researcher Dinesh Venkatesan in a blog post.

AT&T, IBM partner on mobile cloud security for the enterprise

AT&T and IBM are teaming to give enterprises tools to secure mobile devices, apps, connectivity and data using IBM's cloud infrastructure.

Three-quarters of firms have experienced a mobile data breach, survey finds

A recent study that IDG Research Services conducted on behalf of mobile security firm Lookout will do little to ease those security concerns. In fact, 74 percent of 100 IT leaders polled said their company had experienced data breaches because of a mobile security issue.

G DATA unveils secure messaging app based on elliptic curve cryptography

German antivirus firm G DATA released on Thursday its security messaging application, Secure Chat, which uses elliptic curve cryptography to provide secure communications on Android phones.

Trustwave rides the mobile security wave with new cloud-based platform

Endpoint security firm Trustwave is expanding its presence in the mobile security space with the launch Wednesday of its new cloud-based Secure Mobility Platform. The platform is designed to protect and defend enterprise mobile devices, particularly those used for point-of-sale transactions.

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.