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Druva provides dashboard for IT to manage data risks on mobile devices and in the cloud

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 integrates Pradeo app security service into EMM platform

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.

Infographic: US employees concerned about BYOD reimbursement

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.

NSA actually snooped on criminals

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.

Spotlight: T-Mobile finally discloses U.S. government data request numbers

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.

Hacking Team gets a taste of its own medicine

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.

US consumers still have confidence in healthcare data security despite prominent breaches

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.

Feds propose rule regarding data collection under corporate wellness programs

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.

US, UK spy agencies targeted antivirus software to aid surveillance

U.S. and U.K. spy agencies targeted antivirus software, particular that made by Kaspersky Lab, in order to carry out network surveillance without being detected and exploit the software to obtain sensitive data, according to documents from Edward Snowden reviewed by The Intercept.

European Council okays new data privacy rules – Now what?

After over a year of debate, lobbying and negotiation, the European Council this week approved its version of the European General Data Protection Regulation, which would replace the decades-old EU Data Protection Directive.