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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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BYOD Without The Hassles
sponsored by BitGlass
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper shares the six key steps required to build a BYOD program that works.
Posted: 10 Oct 2014 | Published: 10 Oct 2014


Simply deploy, manage and secure mobile apps from the cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: View this brief paper that introduces a mobile application management suite that delivers an easy-to-use enterprise app catalog with full security and operational lifecycle management of apps. Learn how this system is ideal for security sensitive data, especially in this BYOD era.
Posted: 08 Sep 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

IBM

How to Meet your Mobile Device Management Challenges
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper highlights 6 key features of a mobile device management (MDM) system that will help configure devices for enterprise access and secure corporate data on smartphones and tablets – all from a single screen.
Posted: 05 Sep 2014 | Published: 05 Sep 2014

IBM

11 Best Practices for Mobile Device Management (MDM)
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper presents 11 best practices for mobile device management (MDM).
Posted: 04 Sep 2014 | Published: 04 Sep 2014

IBM

Enterprise Mobility Management - The Big Bang Theory
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this CITO research report, learn about managing the big bang of mobility through mobile device management, mobile application management, and mobile content management systems. Read on to learn about what's in store for today's mobile universe, and what looms in the future.
Posted: 03 Sep 2014 | Published: 03 Sep 2014

IBM

Tapping into the Bring Your Own Device Shift
sponsored by Workforce Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the BYOD trend, examines its intersections with workforce management, and provides recommendations on how you can maximize your workforce management ROI in an increasingly mobile environment.
Posted: 27 Jun 2014 | Published: 27 Jun 2014

Workforce Software

Timely Topics: Enterprise BYOD
sponsored by Workforce Software
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper helps outline some ways to control the risks of BYOD and addresses other factors that influence your decision to establish a BYOD policy. Discover the compelling advantages of BYOD that will have your leaders deciding "when," not "if," to implement this mobile strategy.
Posted: 27 Jun 2014 | Published: 27 Jun 2014

Workforce Software

Enterprise BYOD: Blending business, information security, and workforce management
sponsored by Workforce Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper acknowledges that although the overall market is shifting towards BYOD, electing when and how to adopt that strategy needs to remain a company-by-company decision. Inside, learn about 6 benefits of BYOD and 4 risk scenarios that need to be considered.
Posted: 09 Jun 2014 | Published: 09 Jun 2014

Workforce Software

BYOD and Beyond: How to Deliver Enterprise Data Securely Across Operating Systems
sponsored by Citrix Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the issues that arise when allowing Android and iOS-based tablets and smartphones into the enterprise – with special attention paid to the latest Android 4.4, iOS 7.1 and Windows Phone and Surface 8.1 versions – and the steps you should take to maintain security and control.
Posted: 01 Jun 2014 | Published: 01 Jun 2014

Citrix Systems, Inc.

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

Beyond Passwords: Protect the mobile enterprise with smarter security solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the major challenges of providing secure access in mobile environments and explores new security models, policies and controls that can help keep critical apps and data secure.
Posted: 24 Feb 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM

Best Practices for Mobile Device Management
sponsored by Fiberlink
WHITE PAPER: Are you ready to learn your ABCs? The ABCs of mobile device management (MDM), that is! View this whitepaper to find out more!
Posted: 05 Aug 2013 | Published: 05 Aug 2013

Fiberlink

Taking Your Enterprise Mobile: The Executive Checklist
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Read on to find an executive checklist that will help you ensure that you are ready to handle both enterprise mobility and bring-your-own-device programs.
Posted: 24 Jun 2013 | Published: 24 Jun 2013

Citrix

Three Key Steps to Achieving Mobile Security Harmony
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In order to protect sensitive data, you'll need to take special care to ensure that you are implementing the robust controls needed to prevent both unintentional loss and malicious theft. Read this informative whitepaper in order to learn how to choose and implement data security controls effectively.
Posted: 10 Jun 2013 | Published: 10 Jun 2013

IBM

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

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
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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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