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Jan 08
2013

Top 10 Security Considerations For New Device

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Mobile Devices , Mobile Device Management

Robert Siciliano

There’s a ton of new devices flooding the market and it has been predicted by the North Pole there have been many good boys and girls this year who will be receiving them. Out of Santa’s sack will come computers, tablets, smartphones, and gaming consoles. But if you happen to get one of these new devices, you should know that the first step in enjoying it is protecting it.

Apr 25
2012

FCC and Carriers to Create Stolen Phone Consortium

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Mobile Devices , Mobile Device Management , FCC

Robert Siciliano

Stolen phones are a big problem here in the US. Many are stolen in robberies. Robberies are, by definition, violent crimes, and there are many instances of robberies of mobile phones that resulted in serious injury or even death.

Apr 18
2012

Android Viruses are the Real Deal

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Virus , Mobile Devices , Mobile Device Management

Robert Siciliano

Smartphones now make up half of all activated mobile phones. And as we know, smartphones are small computers, capable of performing most of the same functions as a PC, primarily through the use of mobile applications.

Mar 18
2012

McAfee Mobile Security Delivers at Mobile World Congress

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Mobile Device Management

Robert Siciliano

In Barcelona, Spain on Feb. 27, 2012 McAfee unveils its series of technology advancements that deliver upon its vision of providing comprehensive mobile security and privacy protection for devices, data and apps. McAfee® Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM™) 10.0, available now, includes significant security updates for enterprise customers to enable 'bring your own device' practices in the enterprise.

Mar 13
2012

SXSWi Sneak-Peek: First Look At Gemalto’s Mobile Idea/Next Lounge

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Mobile Device Management

Robert Siciliano

South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi), March 9-13, 2012 in Austin, Texas is an incubator of cutting-edge technologies. The event features five days of compelling presentations from the brightest minds in emerging technology, scores of exciting networking events hosted by industry leaders, and an unbeatable line up of special programs showcasing the best new websites, video games, and startup ideas the community has to offer. From hands-on training to big-picture analysis of the future, SXSW Interactive has become the place to experience a preview of what is unfolding in the world of technology.

Mar 08
2012

Analysts Expect Explosion in Mobile Malware

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Mobile Device Management , Malware

Robert Siciliano

As consumers have overwhelmingly flocked to purchase smartphones—149 million were shipping in Q4…a 37% increase over Q4 2010—mobile operating systems from the likes of Apple, Google, and Microsoft are becoming big targets.

Feb 24
2012

Almost 5% of Smartphones Lost Every Year

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Mobile Device Management , Information Security

Robert Siciliano

McAfee and Ponemon Institute recently released “The Lost Smartphone Problem,” a study that attempts to determine how many employees’ smartphones are lost or stolen, and the consequences of these lost cell phones on various organizations. Among the 439 sample organizations, the number of missing smartphones is significant: 142,708 in one year.


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