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DEFINITION: SMiShing is a security attack in which the user is tricked into downloading a Trojan horse, virus or other malware onto his cellular phone or other mobile device. SMiShing is short for "SMS phishing." David Rayhawk, senior researcher at McAfee Avert Labs, explains how SMiShing works in a blog post entitled 'SMiShing - an emerging threat vector:'"Some cell phone users have started receiving SMS messages  … 
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Enterprise Mobility University: Mobile Device Management and BYOD Classroom
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VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: This classroom will provide a mobile landscape overview, along with strategies for staying afloat in this BYOD era.
Posted: 06 Sep 2013 | Premiered: 16 Aug 2013

Managing BYOD Endpoint Security Classroom
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VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: This Security School from breaks down the challenges of enterprise mobility and provides guidance for developing an over-arching security strategy that mitigates the issues inherent to BYOD.
Posted: 22 May 2013 | Premiered: 22 May 2013

Enterprise Mobility University: Taking Control of BYOD with MDM Classroom
sponsored by SearchMobileComputing
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: Enterprise MDM systems help admins monitor and secure consumer devices, but it can be tricky to keep track of all the different technologies and strategies available.
Posted: 25 Mar 2013 | Premiered: 25 Mar 2013


Mobile Device Management Live Chat
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VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: In this live Q&A, Philip Clarke, research analyst with Nemertes Research, will discuss the security benefits and tradeoffs of MDM and help you understand whether it's a fit for your mobile security needs.
Posted: 14 Jun 2013 | Premiered: 14 Jun 2013

Say "Yes!" to Mobility: Meet the New Dell KACE K3000 Mobile Management
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WEBCAST: Are you ready to say yes to mobility? Watch this presentation to discover a mobile solution that can help you manage the devices and users in your enterprise, secure mobile data, develop and modernize your business, and optimize your infrastructure to support productivity. Watch and learn more.
Posted: 13 Jun 2013 | Premiered: Jun 13, 2013

Dell, Inc.

Top 10 Mobile Application Risks
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WEBCAST: In this presentation, Veracode’s Vice President of Security Research, Chris Eng, will outline the Top 10 Mobile Application Risks, designed to educate developers and security professionals about the mobile application behavior – both maliciously- designed or inadvertent – putting users at risk.
Posted: 11 May 2012 | Premiered: May 11, 2012

Veracode, Inc.

Dirty Little Secrets: Mobile Apps Invading Your Privacy
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WEBCAST: Join Tyler Shields, Senior Security Researcher at Veracode, as he discusses the evolving mobile security threat landscape and shares real-world examples of how your data is being used (or misused) in some of the most popular mobile applications.
Posted: 27 Jul 2011 | Premiered: Jul 27, 2011

Veracode, Inc.

Best Practices for Mobile Development
sponsored by BlackBerry
WEBCAST: In this webcast, author Mike Kirkup tells about mobile development with their features and limitations and describes Smartphones which store data in the memory.
Posted: 12 Jan 2009 | Premiered: Jan 12, 2009


Troubleshooting Enterprise Activation Issues
sponsored by BlackBerry
WEBCAST: This webcast will cover the following topics: Enterprise activation overview, Prerequisites for enterprise activation, Troubleshooting stage 1 issues: activation, Troubleshooting stage 2 issues: verifying encryption etc.
Posted: 07 Jan 2009 | Premiered: Jan 7, 2009


Getting Mobile - Developing Your Mobility Plan
sponsored by BlackBerry
WEBCAST: This webcast will cover how to work with business groups to gather requirements, identify needs and select the most valuable approach to a wireless application.
Posted: 01 Aug 2007 | Premiered: Aug 16, 2007, 13:00 EDT (17:00 GMT)

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HANDHELD DEVICE SECURITY DEFINITION (continued): …  along these lines: 'We're confirming you've signed up for our dating service. You will be charged $2/day unless you cancel your order:' (This is an example and was not a real url at the time of writing)This phenomena, which we at McAfee Avert Labs are dubbing "SMiShing" (phishing via SMS), is yet another indicator that cell phones and mobile devices are becoming increasingly used by perpetrators of malware, viruses and scams.While some might recognize this as a scam, many unsuspecting users would not. Fearful of incurring premium rates on their cell phone bill, they visit … 
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