While some CIOs and IT departments might feel overwhelmed by the security challenges posed by all of these IoT devices connecting to their network, Earl Perkins, research vice president at Gartner, has some advice: "Don't despair."
Enterprise mobile apps are sending personal identifiable information and other sensitive information all over the world, often without the enterprise's knowledge, according to Appthority's second quarter Enterprise Mobile Threat Report released at the BlackHat security conference, held in Las Vegas this week.
Whether operating in a BYOD or corporate-owned mobile device environment, companies face mobile security risks every day from existing and previously unknown threats. To help enterprises cope with mobile threats, Lookout launched on Tuesday a mobile threat protection platform for the enterprise.
Marlin Equity Partners announced on Tuesday that it has agreed to acquire Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions from General Dynamics for an undisclosed consideration.
More and more enterprises begin to deploy Internet of Things devices and platforms to improve efficiency and reduce costs. Yet these same IoT objects can open up the enterprise to security threats, with every device becoming a potential entry point for attackers.
In the aftermath of the multiple mega-breaches at U.S. corporations, some pundits are recommending that the chief security information officer should report directly to the CEO, bypassing the CIO altogether.
Mobile malware known as DeathRing is being pre-loaded on factory-shipped smartphones destined for the Asian and African markets, indicating that the mobile handset supply chain has been compromised.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is warning that Internet of Things devices could pose risks to individual privacy and data security, reports the Wall Street Journal.
In this issue, we offer a look into the IT security threats looming on the horizon for next year through an exclusive interview with Steve Durbin, global vice president of the not-for-profit Information Security Forum.
When one thinks of enterprise security threats, terms like hackers, malware and large-scale data breaches all come to mind. But other, less obvious threats could be lurking in your organization too, writes Larry Ponemon in a recent post.