Streamlining Campus Mobile Security in the Age of IoT

Streamlining Campus Mobile Security in the Age of IoT

The Internet of things (IoT) is changing how organizations manage their buildings and assets, while also spurring a transformation in the modern facility. As offices, healthcare institutions and university campuses ad mobile campus security, the people using these facilities are becoming more mobile and connected.

How Weak Mobile Health App Privacy, Security Affects Patients

How Weak Mobile Health App Privacy, Security Affects Patients

Mobile users are increasingly utilizing their devices for healthcare needs, whether it is through fitness trackers or even for communicating with providers. However, inadequate mobile health app privacy or policies that are difficult to understand could lead to patient data privacy concerns.

EU Schools US and UK on Digital Privacy Laws

EU Schools US and UK on Digital Privacy Laws

The European Union thinks digital privacy is so important it should be protected by law, and that’s exactly what its trying to do with new proposed legislation. Unlike the United States and United Kingdom, which are pushing for laws that would strip away digital privacy and encryption security, the EU looking to mandate those protections.

Watch out! App Store scammers are earning MILLIONS through fraudulent software

Watch out! App Store scammers are earning MILLIONS through fraudulent software

The Apple App Store is still considered one of the safest places from which to download your mobile apps. Apps are curated, reviewed and any security concerns are almost always immediately addressed by Apple.

However, there's new emerging scheme that can potentially put your hard-earned cash at risk. And more alarmingly, the scammers are apparently using App Store loopholes to execute their unscrupulous deeds.

Gartner EMM Report Highlights Mobile Security Advancements

Gartner EMM Report Highlights Mobile Security Advancements

With evolving healthcare mobile devices, organizations must consider an enterprise mobility management (EMM) solution that can adapt to the rate of device advancement and address mobile security concerns.

U.S. Leads BYOD Implementation, but EU Holds Back

U.S. Leads BYOD Implementation, but EU Holds Back

Over the years, BYOD has moved beyond being just an employee mobility model; from giving employees the flexibility to work from anywhere, with their own choice of device, to a cost-cutting tool: replacing company-owned devices with employees own personal devices. BYOD implementation has also been much more economical than traditional enterprise purchasing, while providing the network infrastructure and support required by users.

Apple softens its stance on developers using iOS as a platform for coding

Apple softens its stance on developers using iOS as a platform for coding

This is huge. It plays into Apple’s educational ambitions by making iOS a more viable platform to learn software development, as students will be able to import and run sample projects.

10 things to implement best cloud based security

10 things to implement best cloud based security

Cloud based security is a combination of several factors, namely – physical safety of data, reliable backup, constant monitoring solutions, and state-of-art security software. Choosing the right AWS consulting partner is crucial to the operation of an enterprise, as it means handing over the organizational data to the care of another organization (the AWS consulting partner) that may or may not live up to the standards of the best-in-class cloud security.

Google ups reward for Android bugs to $200K

Google ups reward for Android bugs to $200K

While Android often gets a bad rap for inadequate security, that reputation is based on former iterations of the Google operating system. Newer generations have greatly strengthened security – to the point where no white hats have claimed the top reward for reporting a vulnerability in two years.

Enterprise mobility management for healthcare – are we expecting a disruption in 2017

Enterprise mobility management for healthcare – are we expecting a disruption in 2017

BYOD makes great sense in healthcare industry and is ready for a big disruption for managing the patient data and carrying out the clinical processes within the unit.

iOS 10.3.1 Jailbreak: Has Apple Won Battle Against Jailbreakers?

PanGu team has claimed that it has a working jailbreak for iOS 10.3.1 which is said to be codenamed as Janus. It was expected to release as soon as Apple releases the iOS 10.3.2 update. Neither PanGu team nor any other jailbreaking group have released a working iOS 10 jailbreak tool. However, Luca Todesco is the only who was able to create and release an iOS 10 jailbreak tool.

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New Android exploit lets hackers steal passwords with hidden on-screen tricks

Researchers have discovered a new exploit that could let hackers secretly hijack your phone while you’re using it. They successfully carried out proof of concept attacks on multiple versions of Android, up to the 7.1.2 build of Nougat.

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Seven secret mobile security tips IT should know

Mobile security threats are lurking around every corner. IT admins should encourage advanced security on smartphones and schedule security updates to keep everyone's guard up. 

Mobile security continues to be one of the biggest concerns for most CIOs. Fear of data breaches and system hacking kept mobile devices out of the enterprise mainstream for a long period of time. The days of IT denying mobile work devices have passed, but mobile devices still pose a very real security risk.

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Survey: Half of CIOs Say Budget Constraints Are Biggest Risk to Protecting Patient Data

Practically all CIOs are concerned about data being compromised, and more than half (56 percent) identified budget and resource constraints as the biggest risk in protecting their hospital and patient data, according to a new survey released by Spok.

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Google Play Protect wants to stop your Android apps from going rogue

Google is giving its anti-malware service a more prominent position in Android and it's working on a partial fix for its version fragmentation problem. Google has unveiled its latest attempt at improving the security of Android apps, Google Play Protect. 

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Zomato security breach ends up with 17 million stolen user records

The popular food discovery app, Zomato, has announced that there was a security breach and over 17 million user records have been stolen from its database. The stolen data contains personal information like username, hashed passwords and email addresses.

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