As more banks and government agencies stop providing free BlackBerries to employees, the beleaguered smartphone manufacturer is attempting to reboot with the launch of its first Android smartphone, dubbed Priv for privacy.
FBI Director James Comey's declaration that the Obama administration will not pursue legislation to require vendors to create a backdoor that would permit law enforcement to circumvent encryption on mobile devices isn't the end of the matter.
Federal regulators have launched a Web portal that provides HIPAA compliance advice for application developers, especially those developing mobile health apps. Some privacy and security experts it's an overdue step in the right direction for companies that need more guidance.
The U.S. migration to EMV chip payment cards, which is progressing slowly, will be overshadowed by EMV-compliant mobile payments, says Gray Taylor of Conexxus, a convenience store and petroleum industry technology association.
Mobile devices have become critical in today's digital workplace. But most organizations lack the security to ensure they, and the data they contain, are secure. Most
security teams cannot fully account for - let alone monitor - the vast array of apps that have access to valuable corporate data.
In evaluating current or future BYOD policies and deployments, it's important to recognize that your industry
regulations, employee needs and company culture should play a significant role in determining how your
company enables BYOD. One approach does not suit all companies. Even within a company, you may...
BlackBerry plans to buy mobile device management rival Good Technology for $425 million. BlackBerry must prep for a future in which it no longer manufactures hardware - and that's why this deal makes sense.
Information security experts offer two timely Apple iOS device reminders: First, never jailbreak the devices. Second, enterprise security managers must ensure that they ruthlessly block any jailbroken devices from accessing corporate networks because they pose a security risk.
The bad news is that the new KeyRaider malware has so far compromised more than 225,000 Apple accounts worldwide. The good news, according to Ryan Olson of Palo Alto Networks, is that only modified, or "jailbroken," ioS devices are at risk.
Cybersecurity risks to medical devices will become an even more critical issue for healthcare organizations to address next year because of the need to maintain patient trust, says Rob Potter of Symantec.
In the wake of the discovery of the serious Android Stagefright flaws, which affect an estimated 950 million devices, security researchers reveal that they discovered yet another Stagefright flaw - and that Google's initial fix could be exploited.
The recent FDA alert advising healthcare organizations to stop using a line of infusion pumps because of cybersecurity flaws, coupled with earlier guidance from the agency, will lead manufacturers to be more focused on risk management, predicts attorney Anna Spencer.
The outrage directed at Oracle Corp.'s security chief after a recent blog post in which she scolded third parties who scan the company's software looking for security flaws had a familiar ring: Do medical device makers have a similar cybersecurity attitude?
Millions of Android devices are at risk from "Certifi-gate," a flaw that OEMs must patch, Check Point warns. Following Stagefright, Google and some manufacturers have promised to deliver monthly Android patches.
Numerous services are enabled by default in Microsoft's Windows 10, and as employees connect their BYOD equipment to corporate networks, the cloud, collaboration and location tie-ins could pose enterprise security risks, experts warn.