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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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Back Up Mission-Critical Data Whenever and Wherever
sponsored by Code42
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth resource shines light on a continuous, multi-destination system to back up mission-critical data whenever and wherever it is created.
Posted: 21 Apr 2014 | Published: 21 Apr 2014

Code42

Information Security Essential Guide: Strategies for Tackling BYOD
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
WHITE PAPER: Let this e-book from our independent experts be your guide to all things related to mobile security in the face of the BYOD trend. Inside, you'll get helpful insight that will help you understand the ins and outs of mobile device management technologies, how to tackle the problem of mobile application security, and much more.
Posted: 31 May 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Mobile Device Management: Fundamental steps for success
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
WHITE PAPER: This expert e-guide from SearchConsumerization.com will highlight a number of ways IT can prepare for the influx of mobile devices into the workplace and lay the foundation needed to successfully support mobility. Learn about setting up your network structure for mobility, fundamental features for success when choosing an MDM system, and more.
Posted: 29 May 2013 | Published: 29 May 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Solving the Challenges of BYOD
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
WHITE PAPER: This expert resource will discuss the the hidden costs of BYOD, the roadblocks on the way to BYOD success, how to best apply IT governance over BYOD, how to develop strategies, the software to use, and more.
Posted: 01 May 2013 | Published: 01 May 2013

SearchSecurity.com

BYOD File Sharing – Go Private Cloud to Mitigate Data Risks
sponsored by Accellion, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn about a solution that can help you stay safe while going mobile, working with cloud file sharing, and more.
Posted: 13 Feb 2014 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

Accellion, Inc.

Why now is the Time to Get Started with BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: To prepare for the new BlackBerry, many IT managers are turning to BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 to provide unified device management for BlackBerry OS, BlackBerry 10, iOS and Android devices. Get tips on mobile management and transitioning to BlackBerry Services, and learn how you can try the platform for free.
Posted: 29 Jun 2013 | Published: 29 Jun 2013

BlackBerry

Top 10 Features of BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: IT leaders need a solution that can help them manage multiple platforms, mixed ownership and higher usage. Why do so many CIOs turn to BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 for help overseeing their mobility management needs? Find out in this white paper.
Posted: 29 Jun 2013 | Published: 29 Jun 2013

BlackBerry

Protection for Every Enterprise: How BlackBerry 10 Security Works
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: If you're choosing a platform for enterprise-grade mobile device management, security probably tops your list of requirements. Learn how BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 can help you secure and manage not only BlackBerry devices, but iOS and Android devices as well, enabling the cross-platform mobility management you need.
Posted: 29 Jun 2013 | Published: 29 Jun 2013

BlackBerry

Strategy for Securing Mobile Content - 5 Key Guidelines
sponsored by Accellion, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Inside, you'll find 5 guidelines that every organization should follow for comprehensive mobile security.
Posted: 28 Jun 2013 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

Accellion, Inc.

How to add Mobile Devices to Enterprise PKI solutions
sponsored by OpenTrust
WHITE PAPER: Extending Public Key Infrastructure’s (PKI) certificate-based authentication to include mobile devices is the only way to restore the security of computing assets in the BYOD era. Read this whitepaper to learn how to add mobile devices to your Enterprise PKI solution.
Posted: 27 Jun 2013 | Published: 27 Jun 2013

OpenTrust

Citrix Mobile Solutions Bundle - Product Overview
sponsored by Citrix Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read on and learn more about an integrated approach to mobile device management that can provide comprehensive IT control and policy enforcement while empowering end-user productivity via beautifully delivered mobile applications.
Posted: 14 Jun 2013 | Published: 06 Jun 2013

Citrix Systems, Inc.

Enabling a Safe and Secure "Bring Your Own Device" (BYOD) Environment
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Uncover details of a holistic, effective approach that will help you enable BYOD in the enterprise without compromising user needs for security or control.
Posted: 12 Jun 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Dell, Inc.

User-Based Licensing for Endpoint Protection and BYOD
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: User-based licensing allows protection on multiple devices for each employee, meaning companies need only know the number of mobile workers, not the number of devices. Inside, you'll find 5 reasons you should consider user-based licensing for your organization.
Posted: 11 Jun 2013 | Published: 11 Jun 2013

Webroot

The ClearPass Access Management System
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper describes a way that you can take back control of your company network without having to string together a multitude of loosely integrated point-products that only lead to more complexity. Read on and learn how you can manage all things BYOD from one place.
Posted: 22 May 2013 | Published: 22 May 2013

Aruba Networks

Build a Business Case: Embrace Change. Maintain Control. CYOD Lets You Do Both.
sponsored by Insight
WHITE PAPER: Read on to learn more about CYOD and why so many organizations are seeing this as a viable option to adopt mobility in the enterprise without the security hassles of BYOD. Explore the business case for CYOD, how CYOD works, and more.
Posted: 13 May 2013 | Published: 13 May 2013

Insight

Choose Your Own Device (CYOD) Workshop
sponsored by Insight
WHITE PAPER: Read on to learn about a CYOD workshop that can help you understand and develop a winning CYOD strategy with help from industry experts. Find out how taking advantage of this valuable learning experience will help you get a good grasp on policies and compliance, device lifecycles, device management, and more.
Posted: 10 May 2013 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

Insight

Achieving a BYOD (Bring-Your-Own-Device) Strategy That Works for You
sponsored by Insight
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn five key steps that will help you create a successful BYOD management strategy. Read on and learn the best ways to address device policies, security threats, employee awareness, and more.
Posted: 06 May 2013 | Published: 06 May 2013

Insight

B.Y.O.D Without the Risk
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As the Bring Your Own Device phenomenon continues to grow, organizations are faced with the challenge of enabling mobile access while mitigating risk. This resource explores how to transform your network into one that is robust and highly resilient in order to enable mobility, performance, access, security, management, and control that's scalable.
Posted: 06 Jun 2012 | Published: 06 Jun 2012

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Understanding the risks of mobile apps
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Many of the risks of moble devices are similar to those of traditional spyware, Trojan software, and insecurely designed apps. However, mobile devices are not just small computers. They are designed around personal and communication functionality which makes the top mobile applications risks different from the top traditional computing risks.
Posted: 11 May 2012 | Published: 11 May 2012

Veracode, Inc.

Mobility is moving fast. To stay in control, you have to prepare for change
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The practice of BYOD is on the rise and organizations cannot sit back and let employees roam the network with unsupervised devices. It’s time to take action and tackle the common issues and consequences of BYOD. In this paper, uncover seven (7) questions BYOD raises and how you can address them.
Posted: 25 Apr 2012 | Published: 25 Apr 2012

IBM

Ponemon Global Study on Mobility Risks
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: With the proliferation of mobile devices only progressing, it’s important fully to understand this trend to know how to build a robust security strategy to mitigate risks. This resource uncovers key findings based on a survey of 4,640 IT pros, exploring the major security issues of mobility and what they are doing to effectively address them.
Posted: 16 Apr 2012 | Published: 01 Feb 2012

Websense, Inc.

Honey Stick Report Results
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The Symantec Smartphone Honey Stick Project is an experiment involving 50 “lost” smartphones, demonstrating what users should expect to happen to their smartphones if they are lost and then found by a stranger. View now to explore key findings and uncover recommendations for protecting mobile devices and sensitive information.
Posted: 09 Apr 2012 | Published: 09 Apr 2012

Symantec Corporation

12 Security Predictions for 2012
sponsored by Trend Micro India Pvt. Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, the team at Trend Micro came up with 12 security predictions for this year that fall under main categories including big IT trends, mobile landscape, threat landscape, and Data leaks and breaches. View now to explore these predictions to help you better prepare and protect against upcoming threats.
Posted: 20 Feb 2012 | Published: 20 Feb 2012

Trend Micro India Pvt. Ltd.

Malicious Mobile Threats Report, 2010-2011
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Threats to mobile devices are real, and lacking proper oversight and awareness can lead to serious consequences. In this report explore new and emerging mobile threats and attack vectors, as well as gain practical threat mitigation techniques.
Posted: 15 Feb 2012 | Published: 15 Feb 2012

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Mobile Device Security: Emerging Threats, Essential Strategies
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, explore the emerging threats organizations face with the rise of mobile computing. View now to discover key strategies for securing mobile devices, including the essential requirements for an effective solution.
Posted: 15 Feb 2012 | Published: 15 Feb 2012

Juniper Networks, Inc.
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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: www.smishinglink.com.' (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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