The rise of Android-developed malware is creating a serious problem for organizations. Research firm Strategy Analytics found that “81.3 percent of smartphones sold in the third quarter of 2013 were powered by Android” and that number is continuing to soar. The increasing popularity of these devices is attracting cyber criminals who have started to view … Read More
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“We have known for a long time that there are significant vulnerabilities,” Obama said during a press conference in Germany. “And these vulnerabilities are going to accelerate for a long time.” The President commented on the chaos we’ve seen over the past few weeks, where a number of large scale security breaches have reportedly hit … Read More
Regardless of if you are one of the most feared and powerful government agencies, or a well-known health industry provider, data breaches have become as much a serious economic issue as they have a liability. This week in the news we saw both the IRS and CareFrist (the largest healthcare provider in the Mid-Atlantic) take … Read More
Recent headlines reinforce the reality that mobile threats against personal and corporate devices are continuing to evolve. According to a recent study from BT, mobile breaches affected 68% of global organizations in the last 12 months. This week we’ve been monitoring conversations around hackers draining personal bank accounts via the Starbucks mobile app, the latest … Read More
The continuous evolution of mobile malware, malicious apps and targeted threats ensures mobile security will remain a pressing issue for enterprises. As companies beef up their security measures it is critical that they strike a balance between enabling productivity and securing connected devices. This week we’ve been monitoring conversations around mobile fraud risks, mobile payment … Read More