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Hola shows why 'free' sometimes comes at a price

Free peer-to-peer VPN service Hola is apparently not as secure as the company likes to claim. According to a Network World article, Hola sold bandwidth of its 47 million users and also contains several security vulnerabilities that could open up users to botnet infections and other malicious types.

Pulse Secure unveils central policy manager for remote access of mobile devices, PCs

Pulse Secure, a security spinoff of Juniper Networks, unveiled Tuesday at RSA its Pulse One central policy manager for remote access of mobile devices and PCs.

SBCs can help with BYOD security

Session border controllers used to control VoIP traffic can also be employed to secure BYOD devices, argues Zeus Kerravala, founder and principal analyst with ZK Research.

Only half of enterprises have a mobile strategy, security the biggest challenge, says report

Fifty-one percent of organizations have an enterprisewide mobility strategy in place with clearly defined initiatives, while 49 percent do not, finds an Illuminas  survey, commissioned by Cisco. The survey polled 400 mid-market and enterprise-IT decision makers.

Android security hole could enable attackers to bypass VPN

An Android vulnerability could enable an attacker to bypass a secure virtual private network connection and divert traffic from the Android device to a system controlled by the attacker, according to researchers at Ben-Gurion University's Cyber Security Labs in Israel.

UK government provides advice to CIOs grappling with BYOD

Need help assessing the strengths and weaknesses of commercial mobility platforms for your enterprise but can't bear the expense of hiring a consultant or purchasing a pricey analyst report? Look no further than our friends across the pond.

Avaya's new SBC beefs up security of remote and mobile UC capabilities

Unified communications (UC) provider Avaya has unveiled a new enterprise session border controller (SBC) designed to beef up collaboration security for remote and mobile workers.

Now is the time for managing information on BYOD devices

With BYOD well-established at many companies, it's time for those IT organizations to start making strategic decisions about how to manage and secure information on user-owned devices, writes Galen Gruman at InfoWorld.

Telecommuting policy backfires on U.S. critical infrastructure firm

An employee at a U.S. critical infrastructure firm was paying a Chinese firm to do his software development work and even sent his RSA security token to China for secure access to the U.S. firm's network, according to a probe conducted last year by Verizon.

Current BlackBerry Enterprise Server incompatible with BlackBerry 10, blogger says

The current BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5 platform is incompatible with Blackberry 10 devices, and Research in Motion plans to cease development of the platform, according to a report by BGR.