To address enterprise data security concerns about mobile and cloud, data protection firm Druva launched on Tuesday its inSync Proactive Compliance platform designed to provide IT departments with a single dashboard that enables them to see where data risks are happening on devices and in the cloud and take immediate action.
MobileIron and France-based Pradeo have formed a partnership to strengthen the security of mobile apps in the enterprise. With the partnership, MobileIron customers can now use Pradeo's CheckMyApps Service to conduct security checks on the mobile apps installed on their mobile device fleet.
The top news stories for July 16, 2015.
New EU-wide privacy laws appear certain to be introduced this year which will have impact on U.S. IT departments. Legal counsel Stephen Treglia tells CIOs and CISOs what to expect.
The issue of reimbursement over BYOD expenses has been a hot issue since a California court ruled last year that employers in the state had to reimburse employees for personal mobile phone call charges related to work. According to a recent survey by cloud-based mobile messaging provider Tyntec, around 62 percent of U.S. workers are concerned about BYOD reimbursement.
The NSA actually used its all-pervasive surveillance technology to target criminals launching distributed denial-of-service attacks and exchanging data on criminal activities in hacker forums.
T-Mobile received 351,940 U.S. government requests for customer data in 2014, the most of the four major U.S. cellular carriers, CNET reported.
The Hacking Team, an Italian firm specializing in surveillance tools for governments and law enforcement, was hacked over the weekend and 400GB of sensitive information was published in a publicly available Torrent file.
Despite well-publicized breaches at U.S. healthcare insurers, consumers still have confidence in the ability of the healthcare industry to protect their data, according to a survey by Lieberman Research Group and Unisys Corp.
As more companies use wearables as part of their wellness programs, the federal government is raising concerns about how companies use the health-related data collected by those devices.