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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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Securing Today’s Mobile Workforce
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: BYOD has placed many challenges on enterprises, namely concerning security. Learn how Junos Pulse and the Junos Pulse Mobile Security Suite can help alleviate your issues.
Posted: 15 Feb 2012 | Published: 15 Feb 2012

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Protecting Corporate Data in the "BYOD" Environment
sponsored by Apperian, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: While BYOD offers many benefits to your business, it is imperative that you insure the integrity of your corporate assets.
Posted: 10 Feb 2012 | Published: 09 Feb 2012

Apperian, Inc.

Security Predictions for 2012
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This pivotal resource offers valuable insight into 7 security predictions for the coming year, as well as ways in which your organization can prepare for whatever lurks on the horizon.
Posted: 18 Jan 2012 | Published: 18 Jan 2012

Websense, Inc.

The Ultralight Branch
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: Access this whitepaper to learn more about enterprise connections and how ultralight branches can help keep users connected from multiple, small locations.
Posted: 08 Dec 2011 | Published: 08 Dec 2011

Aerohive Networks

Security Predictions for 2012
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: With the rise of bring-your-own-devices, mobility, social networking and the cloud, 2012 is likely to bring its share of security challenges. Websense Security Labs researchers compiled a list of security predictions to offer IT pros guidance for on what to expect this upcoming year. View now to uncover the top seven events.
Posted: 23 Nov 2011 | Published: 22 Nov 2011

Websense, Inc.

Downloading Mobile Apps is Risky Business
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how downloading mobile apps could introduce client-side vulnerabilities.
Posted: 09 Nov 2011 | Published: 09 Nov 2011

McAfee, Inc.

Mobility & Security: Dazzling Opportunities, Profound Challenges – Carnegie Mellon CyLab
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: For this report, McAfee teamed up with Carnegie Mellon University to examine the current state of mobile security, some common problems and some recommendations that all businesses and consumers should consider.
Posted: 09 Nov 2011 | Published: 09 Nov 2011

McAfee, Inc.

Keep Your Enemies Close: Three Steps to Bring Mobile Devices into Your Security Infrastructure
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper defines and identifies three steps an organization should pursue in parallel to bring mobile devices into your security infrastructure.
Posted: 09 Nov 2011 | Published: 09 Nov 2011

McAfee, Inc.

Androids in the Enterprise
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: McAfee is expanding its support for Android use, and keeping pace with the maturation of enterprise features in the underlying platform, such as remote management, encryption, and other crucial minimum requirements.
Posted: 09 Nov 2011 | Published: 09 Nov 2011

McAfee, Inc.

Hyper-Mobility meets Security in the corporate environment
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
WHITE PAPER: The use of mobile devices in the enterprise is on the rise as it enables employees to be more productive. But this new trend does not come without risk. View this paper now to explore the key threats of mobile device usage and discover how to ensure complete protection with Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Smartphone.
Posted: 04 Nov 2011 | Published: 04 Nov 2011

Kaspersky Lab

Choosing an Enterprise-Class Wireless Operating System: A Comparison of Android, BlackBerry, iPhone, and Windows Mobile
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: When selecting a mobile computing platform, organizations have to keep security and manageability at the forefront of their considerations. Access this comprehensive resource to explore the key criteria in selecting, deploying and managing a mobile operating system.
Posted: 03 Nov 2011 | Published: 03 Nov 2011

BlackBerry

A Heuristic Approach to Mobile Security
sponsored by Zenprise
WHITE PAPER: This paper addresses the aspects of a new approach to mobile security management that is imperative if we are to keep up with the fast pace of change in mobile user demands and devices.
Posted: 20 Oct 2011 | Published: 20 Oct 2011

Zenprise

Maximizing Smartphone Value: A Guide for IT Admins
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: As an IT administrator what steps can you take to help your organization benefit the most from the mobile revolution? This guide offers practical, fresh ideas to help you lower costs, maximize benefits and map a strategy.
Posted: 15 Sep 2011 | Published: 15 Sep 2011

BlackBerry

Mobile Security: Top Five Security Threats for the Mobile Enterprise and How to Address Them
sponsored by GroupLogic
WHITE PAPER: Although mobile computing can offer a number of opportunities to drive substantial value to the enterprise, it does not come without risk. View this paper to discover the top 5 security threats to the mobile enterprise and solutions on how to avoid them while fostering happy employees, productivity and streamlined workflows.
Posted: 15 Sep 2011 | Published: 15 Sep 2011

GroupLogic

McAfee Enterprise Mobility Management: What to Look for in an End-to-End Solution
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper offers an overview of the serious risks associated with the use of mobile devices. View now to explore best practices for mitigating mobile security risks, key requirements for an enterprise mobility management (EMM) solution, how to leverage the benefits of mobile devices while reducing risks and costs with McAfee, and more.
Posted: 18 Aug 2011 | Published: 18 Aug 2011

McAfee, Inc.

Building Secure Wireless LANs
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a holistic view of Wi-Fi security, offering guidelines to deploy a wireless network that’s as secure as your wired one.  
Posted: 06 Jun 2011 | Published: 02 Jun 2011

Aerohive Networks

It's All About Security: Things to Know Before You Open The Doors To Smartphones and Tablets in Your Enterprise
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses mobile device security threats and how IT can manage and secure devices. By following the strategies outlined in this paper, IT managers will learn what the greatest security risks are for mobile devices and how to protect end users, their devices, and the network infrastructure.
Posted: 01 Jun 2011 | Published: 01 Jun 2011

Sybase, an SAP company

Building Secure Wireless LANs
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a holistic view of Wi-Fi security, offering guidelines to deploy a wireless network that’s as secure as your wired one.  
Posted: 01 Jun 2011 | Published: 31 May 2011

Aerohive Networks

NHS Trust Enhances Healthcare with Juniper Networks
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The Belfast H&SC Trust had recognized the benefits of wireless technology, but the existing network was proving increasingly difficult to manage. A Juniper Networks Wireless LAN Portfolio pilot was deployed, proving to be a success in terms of its stability, security and manageability allowing centralized management at the touch of a button.
Posted: 20 May 2011 | Published: 20 May 2011

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Hospital Improves Patient Care and Clinician Productivity with WLAN
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: To facilitate high-quality patient care, Memorial Hospital deployed a wireless LAN to provide both data and voice access throughout the facility. The instantaneous communication and broad information access has significantly improved the quality of patient care, because it lets staff spend more time caring for patients and less time on paperwork.
Posted: 20 May 2011 | Published: 20 May 2011

Juniper Networks, Inc.

The Economics of Cooperative Control – Protocols are Free
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: Instead of regurgitating an architecture where costly, centralized controllers are needed, Aerohive followed the original intent of the 802.11 standard designers more closely and brought the technology to maturity. This paper explores how inter-AP protocols can execute the same functions performed by centralized controllers with lower cost.
Posted: 01 Apr 2011 | Published: 30 Mar 2011

Aerohive Networks

Global Security Report 2011
sponsored by Trustwave
WHITE PAPER: In 2010, SpiderLabs performed more than 220 investigations worldwide. In 85% of the investigations, a system breach was confirmed. Of those entities in which a system breach was confirmed, 90% involved the actual theft of sensitive data, representing criminals’ effectiveness in extracting data once system access is obtained.
Posted: 27 Jan 2011 | Published: 26 Jan 2011

Trustwave

Distributed Workforce Management in the Cloud: Spreading IT Security Wherever Employees Roam
sponsored by MessageLabs Symantec Hosted Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Todays wireless work environment poses new challenges for IT departments who must monitor and secure the online interactions of highly distributed and roaming workers. Companies are calling on security experts who can help organizations more effectively manage and protect their distributed workforce via the cloud.
Posted: 16 Jan 2011 | Published: 14 Jan 2011

MessageLabs Symantec Hosted Solutions

5 Steps to Secure the Wireless Network
sponsored by NETGEAR Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Today’s organizations increasingly rely on the ease and lower cost of wireless networking. Schools and businesses are investing in Wi-Fi to leverage benefits including more flexible network connectivity, improved productivity, and reduced capital expense. Read this white paper to learn how to incorporate wireless connectivity into your everyday.
Posted: 25 Oct 2010 | Published: 25 Oct 2010

NETGEAR Inc.

Successful Mobile Deployments Require Robust Security
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Now that mobility has become an integral part of an enterprise's infrastructure, IT must now support and secure these mobile devices. Read this whitepaper to find out the unique security requirements that these mobile devices create and the three components of mobile security protection.
Posted: 15 Oct 2010 | Published: 20 May 2009

BlackBerry
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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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