Cloud and BYOD are fueling demand for strong authentication and one-time password products. This demand is expected to boost the market for these products by nearly seven percent per year to $2.2 billion in 2018, according to market research firm Frost & Sullivan.
As Android devices make their way into the enterprise through BYOD, vulnerabilities in the operating system become more of an IT security threat.
While everyone was watching what fixes Microsoft had for Patch Tuesday, BlackBerry issued its own security advisory on Tuesday to plug a security hole in BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10, the Universal Device Service 6 and BES 5.
California lawmakers introduced a bill that would require a "kill switch" for every mobile smartphone or tablet sold in the state.
At the CES International this year, BMW and Audi proudly demonstrated driveless cars that can steer, brake and throttle autonomously using sensors. What they failed to discuss was whether their driveless cars were vulnerable to hijacking by a hacker.
More than three-quarters of IT pros are using or planning to use network access control technology to improve mobile security, according to a survey of more than 750 IT pros by CyberEdge Group on behalf of NAC vendor ForeScout Technologies and eight other IT security firms.
To secure mobile devices without alienating users in a BYOD environment, 30 percent of firms will employ biometric authentication for mobile devices by 2016, predicts Gartner.
App vulnerabilities, malware and mobile device security are the top three areas of concern for 12,396 security pros surveyed by market research firm Frost & Sullivan.
More than one-third of U.S. adults use their smartphones to control their home security systems, yet close to half admit to sharing their smartphone passwords with at least one other person
Apparently, there is a reason why the birds in the Angry Birds smartphone app are angry--they are being used as pawns in the National Security Agency's global surveillance dragnet, according to media reports citing documents from Edward Snowden.