US workers show no concern over BYOD security risks

The bring-your-own device (BOYD) trend is expected to continue and increase, however, a recent survey published by research company Gartner shows that American workers are not paying much attention to security issues. The report indicates that despite the fact that a quarter of business users admitted to having security issues with their private device in […]

AppShield, an active directory authentication solution for mobile corporate apps

MobilityShield has added a new security solution for organizations wishing to allow mobile access to corporate apps that require Active Directory authentication. The new AppShield solution offers the following advantages: Active Directory (AD) credentials protection – eliminates the need to use and store AD credentials on the mobile device by defining dedicated application credentials Network protection – […]

Survey: 86% of workers use smartphone for personal and work tasks

While the trend of employees using their own mobile devices for work purposes is expected to intensify further in 2014, a recent survey indicates that workers are still doing almost nothing to protect their mobile devices and in not doing so are risking their workplace. The survey, conducted by Coalfire for the second consecutive year on […]

Mobile security seen as the major IT security risk in 2014

The vast majority of IT security professional view mobile devices as the biggest security threat in the upcoming year, according to a report published by the Ponemon Institute and Lumension. The report, entitled “2014 State of Endpoint Risk,” indicated that 75 percent of respondents said mobile devices, such as smartphones, represented the greatest risk of potential security within […]

Cyber criminals shift their focus to mobile devices

A new report by Juniper Research suggests that cyber criminals are transitioning their focus from PCs onto mobile devices. The research shows that as BYOD (bring your own device) policies become more popular, the threat from unprotected employee mobile devices is becoming more important. The report, Mobile Security: BYOD, mCommerce, Consumer & Enterprise 2013-2018, predicts that […]