IT security provider Symantec says it identified multiple publisher identifications on the Android Market that are being used to push out Android.Counterclank, which it characterizes as a bot-like threat that can receive commands to carry out certain actions, as well as steal information from the device.
The Department of Veterans Affairs' effort to expand use of smart phones and tablets won't pick up speed until after it implements an enterprisewide mobile device management system to monitor the devices, says CIO Roger Baker.
When it comes to employee-owned mobile devices, many organizations want to run away from the security risks of the bring-your-own-device-to-work trend. Intel chose to run toward them.
In an exclusive case study, Intel CISO Malcolm Harkins details the security challenges and business opportunities of BYOD. And he...
Bringing Your Own Device raises jitters among employers, who worry about exposing or losing sensitive data, and employees, who fret about their bosses spying on them. Despite these anxieties, the trend will continue because that's what people want.
Steven VanRoekel says the mobile revolution will fundamentally change the way the federal government serves the public and its employees. But in outlining the Federal Mobile Strategy, the federal CIO hardly mentions security and privacy.
As part of the updated FFIEC Authentication Guidance, U.S. banking regulators mandate that financial institutions conduct periodic risk assessments of their electronic banking services.
But in the face of evolving threats, a growing online customer base and emerging mobile technology, what is the most effective...