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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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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

Implementing a Secure Wireless Network in an Educational Setting
sponsored by NETGEAR Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Wireless connectivity has become a necessity in educational institutions of all levels. Students require Internet connectivity to conduct research, download assignments and communicate with their instructors. Likewise, educators utilize web portals to post assignments, and update class materials. Read this white paper to learn more. 
Posted: 11 Oct 2010 | Published: 11 Oct 2010

NETGEAR Inc.

Building Mobility into Your Network
sponsored by NETGEAR Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Business environments have become increasingly dynamic and have created the demand for unprecedented levels of workforce mobility. These demands for business mobility require networks and data to be securely accessible anytime and anywhere − throughout the office, as well as from remote locations. Read this white paper to find out more.
Posted: 11 Oct 2010 | Published: 11 Oct 2010

NETGEAR Inc.

How Advanced is Your Enterprise’s iPhone, BlackBerry and Android Management?
sponsored by BoxTone
WHITE PAPER: With an explosion of iPhone, BlackBerry & Android devices entering your workplace, how advanced is your team’s ability to secure, manage and support them? Read this Aberdeen report to learn how the best-in-class are benefiting from leveraging mobility management.
Posted: 01 Sep 2010 | Published: 01 Sep 2010

BoxTone

Cybersecurity Report on Small Business: Study Shows Gap between Needs and Actions
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses common security shortfalls found through a survey of U.S. small businesses, and provides five important tips for a security-aware business.
Posted: 01 Sep 2010 | Published: 31 Aug 2010

Symantec Corporation

Employee-owned Smartphones: Seize the Opportunity
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: With the increasing demand for employees to use personal smartphones for work-related duties, IT management must take a leadership role in setting up mobile strategies, new policies, and a fresh approach to allowing smartphones access to corporate resources. Continue reading to learn more.
Posted: 27 Jul 2010 | Published: 27 Jul 2010

BlackBerry

Understanding High Availability for the BlackBerry Enterprise Server
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Read this technical white paper to learn about the evolution of mobile devices and the introduction of high availability in a mobile context. Also learn about the Blackberry as well as load balancing, failover thresholds, and limited downtime upgrades.
Posted: 23 Jun 2010 | Published: 06 Aug 2009

BlackBerry

How to Unify Your Wireless Architecture Without Limiting Performance or Flexibility
sponsored by D-Link
WHITE PAPER: So much is happening today to give you a chance to rethink your wireless architecture. Learn what to look for in a wireless architecture that not only provides the mobility and performance today’s applications need, but also lowers your costs of operations while increasing wireless security.
Posted: 26 Apr 2010 | Published: 26 Apr 2010

D-Link

Secure Smartphone Apps: The Next Generation
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: The latest smartphone applications foster more mobility and productivity than ever before--as long as a secure mobile network is in place. This white paper addresses mobile applications and the potential security threats to the corporate networking as well as provide security measures to take.
Posted: 07 Apr 2010 | Published: 07 Apr 2010

BlackBerry

The CIO's Guide to Fixed Mobile Convergence
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Organizations seeking solutions that provide high-performance access while addressing security needs can leverage fixed mobile convergence (FMC) systems to enhance communication. This document explores why your organization should implement an FMC solution, the benefits of FMC and considerations for methods of implementation.
Posted: 06 Apr 2010 | Published: 07 Apr 2010

BlackBerry

Smart Policies for Personal-Liable Smartphones
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses how businesses and employees can compromise between personal and business smartphone use, as well as benefit by establishing personal-liable smartphone policies.
Posted: 05 Apr 2010 | Published: 05 Apr 2010

BlackBerry

Mobile Security Report 2009
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Device manufacturers are balancing control with innovation, a dynamic that often controls the mobile ecosystem. This is why the McAfee Mobile Security Report 2009 is taking a closer look at manufacturers’ security experiences, their concerns and priorities, and their approach to major security challenges that lie ahead of them in the near future.
Posted: 08 Dec 2009 | Published: 07 Dec 2009

McAfee, Inc.

Closing Wireless Loopholes for PCI Compliance and Security
sponsored by AirMagnet
WHITE PAPER: Merchants who process payment cards need dedicated wireless monitoring systems that offer full traffic analysis and comprehensive security solutions to identify wireless security loopholes, provide solutions, and document compliance for audits. Read this white paper to learn more about ensuring PCI compliance in your wireless network.
Posted: 02 Dec 2009 | Published: 02 Dec 2009

AirMagnet

Addressing Mobile Threats: Effective Detection and Response
sponsored by ArcSight, an HP Company
WHITE PAPER: Mobile threats can take on many forms including malware, distributed denial of service attacks (DDoS), and fraud. While these attacks aren't new, their ability to leverage mobile devices is. This paper focuses on a few of the most problematic mobile threats and provides tips and hints for how to handle them. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 19 Oct 2009 | Published: 07 Mar 2007

ArcSight, an HP Company

Threat Control and Containment: A Proactive Approach Can Lead to More Network Security Plus Peace of Mind
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Taking a proactive approach to mobile security can help you stay ahead of the curve and protect the organization. Read this paper to learn best practices for mobile security.
Posted: 08 Sep 2009 | Published: 16 Mar 2009

CDW Corporation

A Manager's Guide to Wireless Hotspots: How to Take Advantage of Them While Protecting the Security of Your Corporate Network
sponsored by Motorola, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the security risks inherent in public Wi-Fi Internet access and the best ways to mitigate these risks. It also discusses the benefits of hosting a corporate hotspot of your own.
Posted: 19 Aug 2009 | Published: 01 May 2007

Motorola, Inc.

Security Threat Report: July 2009 Update
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Businesses are continuing to face a challenging threat landscape. Check out this paper to learn about recent security threats related to Web 2.0, social networking sites, email, mobile devices, and Mac computers.
Posted: 28 Jul 2009 | Published: 01 Jul 2009

Sophos, Inc.

Secure Wireless Made Easy -- Selecting a Next-Generation Solution for Pervasive WLAN Implementations
sponsored by SonicWALL
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the characteristics of a next-generation solution that helps alleviate the prevailing issues and challenges associated with today's WLAN implementations. The emergence of products that conform to related criteria holds the key to enabling enterprises to fully realize the important benefits that wireless technology has to offer.
Posted: 06 Jul 2009 | Published: 06 Jul 2009

SonicWALL

Disaster Recovery Planning for BlackBerry Enterprise Server for Microsoft Exchange
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This document provides an overview of BlackBerry® Enterprise Server components and is intended to help administrators prepare for the design and delivery of disaster recovery procedures for the BlackBerry environment.
Posted: 22 Jun 2009 | Published: 18 Mar 2009

BlackBerry

Successful Mobile Deployments Require Robust Security
sponsored by Lopez Research
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: 20 May 2009 | Published: 20 May 2009

Lopez Research

The CIO's Guide to Mobile Security
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the challenges associated with increased worker mobility and how to create an effective enterprise wireless security strategy with some suggestions for an enterprise wireless security policy.
Posted: 03 Mar 2009 | Published: 07 Apr 2010

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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