Posts in "Mobile Security"

What exactly is a mobile ______ attack?

Mobile devices contain or have access to the same information as traditional endpoints. While billions of dollars have been spent protecting and securing traditional endpoints, very little has been invested to protect mobile device endpoints. Attackers work on the same model as any other business: where do they get the greatest return on their investment … Read More

To Be…Protected, or not To Be…Protected. That is the Question.

These last few days could have CIOs and CISOs very nervous. Two news stories about mobile devices pose real threats for enterprises around the world: From Forbes, “millions of shiny new Android smartphones are being purchased with dangerous malware factory-installed, according to Google’s own security research team.” Also from Forbes, “security firm Check Point has … Read More

Mobile Is Another Endpoint: CIS Critical Security Controls for Mobile

CISOs and CIOs don’t have it easy. I know. Understatement. As technology evolves, both must stay true to the times while maintaining their company’s compliance, security and safety. In 2008, the Center for Internet Security (CIS) was established and published best practice guidelines for computer security, known as the “Critical Security Controls for Effective Cyber … Read More