Most organizations that enable users to perform online transactions have implemented security measures to address fraud. Currently, one of the most common safeguards used in a wide array of products/services is two-factor authentication (2FA).
In recent years, 2FA has become employed by global tech leaders like...
Behavioral biometrics has been getting a lot of attention recently due to its ability to uniquely address the challenges posed by social engineering, account takeovers and malware. It is already considered the third most popular biometric technology (after finger and face) and tied with iris.
Nonetheless, as an...
As mobile devices eclipse computers and laptops as the preferred method of going online, fraudsters have followed users, porting their modus operandi -account takeover, social engineering, and malware based remote control attacks - to the mobile arena. Thus, hackers have many more opportunities to perpetrate fraud and...
The mobile workforce has arrived, and employees everywhere are leveraging the convenience of their smartphones and tablets. But while workers enjoy the freedom of being slightly less tethered to their desks, IT minds the security risks.
Mobile device management (MDM) lets IT be the voice of reason while granting...
This IDC study analyzes the enterprise mobility management (EMM) market in 2015. In addition to ranking of the top 14 vendors by revenue, it provides an overview of key market trends and events that helped shape the market landscape in 2015.
To better mitigate the breach risks tied to the growing use of mobile devices, organizations need to adopt enterprise digital rights management as a way to improve data security, says Gartner's John Girard.
A UAE-based activist targeted by a rare and valuable remote exploit for Apple's mobile software has caused concern over the continued sale of powerful spying tools to governments with poor human rights records.
Security firms are warning that they've seen a spike in infections tied to a virulent strain of trojanized Android adware called Shedun - a.k.a. HummingBad - that can root smartphones, survive factory resets and earn cybercriminals big money.
More than half of all Android smartphones have a flaw that can be exploited to bypass the devices' full-disk encryption. As a result, law enforcement agencies - or attackers - could access all supposedly encrypted data being stored on vulnerable devices.
Ransomware, regulations, botnets, information sharing and policing strategies were just some of the topics that dominated the "International Conference on Big Data in Cyber Security" hosted by Edinburgh Napier University in Scotland.
In revised guidance, the National Institute of Standards and Technology cautions enterprises to assume that "external environments contain hostile threats" as they establish programs to allow employees and contractors to remotely access critical systems.
The Gartner Magic Quadrant is one of the most influential research tools that IT buyers use to evaluate vendors and keep pace with the accelerating shift from Mobile Device Management activity to Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) strategy.
Ten years ago the smart phone, and a few years later the tablet, changed...
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.
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.
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.