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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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The Critical Role of Support in Your Enterprise Mobility Management Strategy
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the importance of support in EMM strategies and outlines the factors to consider before selecting a support solution to reinforce long term business objectives.
Posted: 12 Aug 2014 | Published: 12 Aug 2014

BlackBerry

Sophos Mobile Security Threat Report
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This mobile security threat report answers these questions, as it pinpoints what to expect in the near future with regard to mobile malware. Continue on to find 10 tips to secure your mobile users and prevent mobile malware infections on company or BYOD devices.
Posted: 08 Aug 2014 | Published: 08 Aug 2014

Sophos, Inc.

Shadow IT in the Enterprise
sponsored by Nasuni Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this report, discover survey results from more than 1,000 enterprise users to give you a better sense of who is using Dropbox and for what purposes. Don't be surprised to learn that smartphone and tablet users are much more likely to use Dropbox – read on to find out more.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Published: 06 Aug 2014

Nasuni Corporation

The Critical Role of Support in your Enterprise Mobility Management Strategy
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the importance of support in EMM strategies and outlines the factors to consider before selecting a support solution to reinforce long term business objectives.
Posted: 18 Jul 2014 | Published: 29 Jul 2014

BlackBerry

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

When in Doubt, Backup: Protecting Mission-Critical Data
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

What’s the Best Focus for MDM Strategy Now?
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: This guide provides expert advice on how to craft a mobile device security strategy that safeguards enterprise assets and prevents minor security issues from becoming major security disasters.
Posted: 12 Mar 2014 | Published: 12 Mar 2014

SearchSecurity.com

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

Mobility Mayhem: Balancing BYOD with Enterprise Security
sponsored by Code42
PRESENTATION: Join this exclusive webinar now to hear security experts dive deep into how BYOD impacts enterprise security strategies and provide practical tips for securing your mobile workforce.
Posted: 23 Oct 2013 | Published: 11 Dec 2013

Code42

Decode MDM Solution Features: Must haves for security management
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: Question #3 featured in SearchSecurity.com's IT Decision Center on MDM asks top vendors in the space if their products support mobile security management features
Posted: 31 Jul 2013 | Premiered: 31 Jul 2013

SearchSecurity.com

MDM Solutions for Dummies: Product Integration
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: Question two featured in SearchSecurity.com's IT Decision Center on MDM asks top vendors in the space: Can your product integrate with enterprise infrastructure elements? Find out what these vendors have to say by accessing their answers to this question now.
Posted: 29 Jul 2013 | Premiered: 31 Jul 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Mobile Device Management IT Decision Center: Operating Systems
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: SearchSecurity.com’s expert resource asks: Does your product support any OEM extensions (e.g., Samsung SAFE)? Do you require or offer agent applications installed on managed devices? Find out what top vendors have to say by accessing their answers to these questions now.
Posted: 29 Jul 2013 | Premiered: 31 Jul 2013

SearchSecurity.com

MDM Decision Time: TechTarget's Must Have Guide to Purchasing Decisions
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: Visit SearchSecurity.com's IT Decision Center that focuses on MDM solutions in the marketplace today. Not only can you find the expert's take in this center but you will also have access to answers to the top 5 questions your peers have around MDM solutions directly from the top vendors in the space in one place.
Posted: 26 Jul 2013 | Premiered: 31 Jul 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Best Practices for Managing and Understanding Mobile Authentication
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: In this expert guide, you’ll learn some common mistakes made by today’s organizations when it comes to identity and access management (IAM) on mobile devices. You’ll also find tips for managing mobile authentication methods and setting mobile policies.
Posted: 12 Jul 2013 | Published: 12 Jul 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Mobile Configuration Management Functions for Successful MDM
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: Configuration management is one of the most essential (if not the most essential) function served by mobile device management. In this expert guide from SearchConsumerization.com, you'll get a detailed look at the considerations you need to take concerning configuration management.
Posted: 02 Jul 2013 | Published: 02 Jul 2013

SearchSecurity.com

State of the Art on Managing Endpoints
sponsored by Dell and VMware
EGUIDE: This expert resource will show how you can tackle endpoint management more methodically by coming to terms with BYOD, securing data effectively, and addressing enterprise mobility management. Read on to learn more today.
Posted: 09 Jul 2014 | Published: 21 Jun 2013

Dell and VMware

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.

MobilEcho Trial Download
sponsored by Acronis
PRODUCT DEMO: This software demo will help you find out if Acronis mobileEcho is right for your mobile needs.
Posted: 16 Oct 2013 | Premiered: 16 Oct 2013

Acronis

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
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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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