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Okta adds support for Apple's Touch ID in new Verify updates

Okta, a startup known for its two-factor authentication and secure identity technology, is putting a special focus on its mobile capabilities for its Verify product as it pushed out updates Monday.

Wearables most likely to cause data breach out of all IoT devices, say IT pros

Enterprise wearables are most likely to be the cause of a data breach out of all Internet of Things devices connected to a workplace network, according to a group of 440 IT pros surveyed by IT networking company Spiceworks.

Sirin Labs raises $72M in funding to develop highly secure smartphone

Sirin Labs is diving head-first into the highly secure phone market. The company has plans to release a secure mobile device that will cost around $20,000, Android Headlines noted in an article.

FAA grants first exemption for nighttime commercial drone flights

For the first time, the Federal Aviation Administration has approved commercial operations of a drone at night.

Secure liquid-metal alloy Turing Phone begins shipping this month

Last summer, Turing unveiled its flagship Turning Phone last summer. The company said then that it expected to begin shipments in December, but that start was delayed.

Report: Mounties have had global encryption key to BBM since 2010

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police, or the Mounties, have had a global encryption key to encrypted messages on BlackBerry Messenger service since 2010, a joint investigation by VICE News and Motherboard found.

GM hires lobbyists to push autonomous vehicles on Capitol Hill

According to a lobbying disclosure filed with Congress, General Motors has enlisted The Fritts Group to lobby on its behalf in the issue areas of connected cars, autonomous vehicles, cybersecurity and privacy.

MobileIron launches product designed to secure enterprise cloud data on mobile devices

Enterprise mobility management provider MobileIron has launched its MobileIron Access product designed to secure enterprise cloud data on mobile devices.

Infographic: Watch out for these mobile app security risks

As more mobile devices enter the enterprise, IT pros are becoming increasingly worried about the security risks introduced by those devices. And for good reason. Check out this infographic from Kony for more.

Mobile device access security will be beefed up with Twilio, VMware partnership

The product resulting from a partnership between Twilio and VMware in which the cloud-based Authy 2FA two-factor authentication service will be embedded in VMware and AirWatch products is expected soon, Marc Boroditsky, Twilio's vice president and general manager of authentication at Twilio, told FierceMobileIT.