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ALSO CALLED: mSecurity, Wireless LAN Security, Wi-Fi Security, Wireless Network Security, WLAN Security, Mobile Security
DEFINITION: Bluesnarfing is the theft of information from a wireless device through a Bluetooth connection. Bluetooth is a high-speed but very short-range wireless technology for exchanging data between desktop and mobile computers, personal digital assistants (PDAs), and other devices. By exploiting a vulnerability in the way Bluetooth is implemented on a mobile phone, an attacker can access information -- such  … 
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Why Wi-Fi Quality is so Important to the End-user
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper offers an in-depth look at Wi-Fi's history, and where it's headed in the future. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 28 Oct 2014 | Published: 28 Oct 2014

Extreme Networks

Wireless Best Practices
sponsored by Ruckus Wireless
WHITE PAPER: Mobility has become one of the most important social and technological movements in the past decade.  However, this means its time to update legacy hardware and design a mission critical wireless LAN.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Published: 07 Oct 2014

Ruckus Wireless

Hotspot 2.0: Making Wi-Fi as Easy to Use and Secure as Cellular
sponsored by Ruckus Wireless
WHITE PAPER: Today's cellular networks are being overwhelmed with data traffic, much of it being generated by the rapid proliferation of smartphones. The latest projections are for the industry to ship over 800 million such devices in 2013.
Posted: 03 Oct 2014 | Published: 03 Oct 2014

Ruckus Wireless

Receive Top Notch Security Benefits With a Durable Laptop
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Windows 8 Pro
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes the results of a survey that featured over 130 IT and business professionals who use a laptop in a harsher setting.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc. and Windows 8 Pro

Why and How You Should Use a VPN
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains why VPNs are instrumental in eliminating the risk of public wired and wireless connections; how to use VPN at home and on the go; and how to choose a VPN provider.
Posted: 27 Aug 2014 | Published: 27 Aug 2014

Global Knowledge

Securing the Small Business Network
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This ebook examines eight network security challenges that small businesses face today, and offers easy and effective solutions. Dell SonicWALL offers the comprehensive protection your small business needs, priced within your budget.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Dell Software

Top Tips for Managing a Mobile Workforce
sponsored by GFI Cloud
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces several tips for managing and protecting a mobile workforce, including solutions compatible with cloud computing.
Posted: 14 Jul 2014 | Published: 14 Jul 2014

GFI Cloud

Network protection and UTM Buyers Guide
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how this UTM solution can provide the highest standards of network security within the cloud, while integrating multiple security capabilities on a single platform.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Sophos, Inc.

A New Set of Network Security Challenges
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This new IDG survey reveals optimism about the ability of next-generation firewalls to help IT balance productivity and security. With both productivity and security becoming increasingly crucial, IT faces conflicting mandates from the business.
Posted: 23 Aug 2013 | Published: 23 Aug 2013

Dell Software

Simplify Network Management with New Secure and Scable Wireless Solutions
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Realizing the value of bring-your-own-device (BYOD) is only possible with a secure and flexible wireless solution in place. This resource explores the challenges of BYOD and the need for wireless connectivity in a wide range of industries, and offers guidance to help you get started.
Posted: 05 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Dell, Inc.

Wireless Solutions for Tablets and Smartphones
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: As the popularity of mobility grows, so do the challenges for IT. This resource explores how you can transform mobility from an IT challenge into a business opportunity by designing and managing a better wireless network.
Posted: 02 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Xirrus

802.1x - Implementing and Deploying Methods
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: You may have heard concerns or nightmare stories about 802.1X, but with the tools we have today and the method of implementation, this can be seamless in an environment and far exceeds any compliance requirements you may have.
Posted: 26 Jul 2013 | Published: 09 Jul 2013

Global Knowledge

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 Switch to Thawte?
sponsored by Thawte Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource provides three key reasons why you should switch to a leading online security provider trusted by millions around the world.
Posted: 30 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Thawte Inc.

Thawte in Education
sponsored by Thawte Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover a number of trends accelerating the urgency of deploying SSL across distributed campuses and how this approach can ensure safety and security in higher educational networks.
Posted: 30 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Thawte Inc.

Antivirus Evaluation Guide
sponsored by Threat Track Security
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn how to choose the antivirus solution that can effectively keep your network free of malware. In three simple steps you can implement an easy-to-deploy and easy-to-replicate testing curriculum that enables you to most accurately assess your company's solution's capabilities.
Posted: 13 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Threat Track Security

Symantec Website Security Threat Report
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This document is a reference to understanding the threat landscape and how you can protect your company and your infrastructure.
Posted: 09 Sep 2013 | Published: 09 Sep 2013

Symantec Corporation

Application Control at the Wireless Edge
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: With the advent of BYOD, cloud computing, and wireless, IT is losing control of the corporate network. This resource introduces an application intelligent solution that gives you the visibility and control you need to meet the challenges of the BYOD world.
Posted: 31 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Xirrus

Symantec Intelligence Report – May 2013
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Keeping on top of the latest security happenings is crucial to protecting your organization. In this recent edition of Symantec's Intelligence Report, view a number of statistics and up-to-date material on the current threat landscape to learn what you should expect both now and in the future.
Posted: 25 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

Symantec Corporation

Network Rightsizing Blueprint for the Next-Generation Workplace
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides a blueprint for the workplace of the future, explaining in-depth the four key characteristics of the network in a next-gen enterprise. View now to learn how to prepare for, embrace, and enjoy the many benefits of a mobile enterprise.
Posted: 17 Jul 2013 | Published: 20 May 2013

Aruba Networks

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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WIRELESS SECURITY DEFINITION (continued): …  as the user's calendar, contact list and e-mail and text messages -- without leaving any evidence of the attack. Other devices that use Bluetooth, such as laptop computers, may also be vulnerable, although to a lesser extent, by virtue of their more complex systems. Operating in invisible mode protects some devices, but others are vulnerable as long as Bluetooth is enabled.According to a ZDNet UK article, attackers are exploiting a problem with some implementations of the object exchange (OBEX) protocol, which is commonly used to exchange information between wireless devices. An attacker can synchronize … 
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