Handheld and Mobile Device Security Best Practices News
May 13, 2016
MobileIron's enterprise mobile management software wasn't installed on the iPhone of San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook. Was that the right move?
April 15, 2016
The encryption debate continues with release of the official draft of Burr-Feinstein 'Compliance with Court Orders Act of 2016' mandating court order compliance.
April 08, 2016
WhatsApp encryption was turned on for all types of messaging, including group chats, which advanced the conversation on 'going dark,' as new encryption legislation draft goes public.
November 10, 2015
Bluebox Security unveiled a troubling study on mobile application threats and also introduced a new product to protect consumer apps on employee-owned devices.
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The Google Play services app runs in the background on Android devices and gives apps access to core functionalities such as authentication services; it should not be disabled. Continue Reading
In this Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors try to catch some answers to the controversy around the Pokémon GO app and its permissions flaw. Continue Reading
A vulnerability in the AirDroid device manager app left users at risk of phone hijacking. Expert Michael Cobb explains how the exploit works, and what can be done to prevent it. Continue Reading
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Threats evolve, so your mobile security must too. Learn how an app container, app wrapper and other tactics help keep bad guys away from corporate assets. Continue Reading
Initially, concerns about mobile security were centered around basic controls such as remote wipe. Naturally, though, the focus has shifted to the heart of the mobile enterprise: the app. Mobile app security threats are in their early days, and the ... Continue Reading
Do the significant improvements made by Google to Android 5 security mean Android devices are ready for enterprise use? Learn how Android stacks up against other mobile OS. Continue Reading
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Amazon disabled native encryption capabilities in the latest Fire OS version. Expert Michael Cobb explains what this means for security, and if encryption can be reinstated. Continue Reading
BYOD isn't a new trend, but tablet security policy is increasingly important as users choose them over laptops for work. Expert Mike O. Villegas discusses tablet security policies. Continue Reading
Securing Android devices in the enterprise can seem like an uphill task. Applying these Android security policies might reduce the struggle security professionals face. Continue Reading
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The basic level of mobile security is to protect data and access to a network, but understanding the needs of mobile users and their devices is the key to maturing that strategy. Continue Reading
CISOs are tasked with developing an effective enterprise mobile strategy that offers different levels of mobile security, from device management to application-layer controls. Some companies are moving beyond device management and containerization ... Continue Reading
Dead and outdated apps can pose serious security risks for enterprises. Expert Nick Lewis explains how to find and remove dead apps before they become a problem. Continue Reading