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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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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

Blackberry Enterprise Solution: Security Technical Overview
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This document describes the security features of the BlackBerry Enterprise Solution and provides an overview of the BlackBerry security architecture.
Posted: 09 Dec 2008 | Published: 09 Dec 2008

BlackBerry

WEP Cloaking for Legacy Encryption Protection
sponsored by Motorola, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Several known vulnerabilities and attack tools have compromised Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP), making it unsuitable for secure WLAN implementations without additional layers of security. This white paper describes a WEP Cloaking solution.
Posted: 10 Nov 2008 | Published: 10 Nov 2008

Motorola, Inc.

Wireless Networking: Five Questions to Start With
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper answers five questions about wireless networking, allowing you and your employees to stay connected to your company's information resources virtually anytime, anywhere.
Posted: 10 Oct 2008 | Published: 10 Oct 2008

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Getting the Most from Your Wireless Network
sponsored by WildPackets, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Network disruptions have become business disruptions with financial and sometimes even legal consequences. This white paper outlines best practices in monitoring, analyzing, and troubleshooting wireless networks using WildPackets OmniPee.
Posted: 26 Aug 2008 | Published: 26 Aug 2008

WildPackets, Inc.

Security for Wireless Networks: A Comparison among SSL, IPSec and Mobile VPNs
sponsored by NetMotion Wireless
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines common threats and issues regarding wireless security in the context of typical uses of mobile devices over wireless networks and evaluates secure remote access solutions in comparison with NetMotion Mobility XE.
Posted: 27 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Jun 2008

NetMotion Wireless

Enterprise Wireless LAN Security
sponsored by Motorola, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes the security challenges network administrators face defining and implementing security mechanisms within diverse wired and wireless network environments.
Posted: 29 May 2008 | Published: 01 May 2008

Motorola, Inc.

Dispelling Top Ten Wireless Security Myths
sponsored by AirTight Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Myths about wireless security can be both dangerous and costly, this paper will revisit and debunk top ten wireless security myths.
Posted: 16 May 2008 | Published: 01 May 2008

AirTight Networks, Inc.

Airspace Risk Assessment
sponsored by AirTight Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This report is the first step towards wireless vulnerability assessment of your network and managing its wireless security posture.
Posted: 16 May 2008 | Published: 01 May 2008

AirTight Networks, Inc.

SSL VPN for Secure Wireless LAN Access
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: For most deployment scenarios, an SSL VPN appliance can provide many of the features and benefits of a special purpose WLAN controller for wireless access, but at a much lower cost and with greater flexibility. This paper describes the key sell...
Posted: 28 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

F5 Networks
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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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