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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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Android security settings and controls for Android enterprise security
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EGUIDE: With all the security gaps in the Android platform, is it possible to achieve enterprise-level security? In this resource, gain expert insight into enabling effective Android enterprise security. View now to explore Android security settings and control, battling Android malware, and much more.
Posted: 01 Feb 2012 | Published: 01 Feb 2012

SearchSecurity.com

An effective mobile device security policy
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EGUIDE: Read this expert E-Guide to find your starting point on how to write an effective mobile device security policy and reign successful over the threats they present.
Posted: 28 Nov 2011 | Published: 28 Nov 2011

SearchSecurity.com

Mobile data protection best practices
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EGUIDE: Check out this E-Guide for the top 5 mobile data protection best practices to ensure your corporation's protection.
Posted: 28 Nov 2011 | Published: 28 Nov 2011

SearchSecurity.com

Top Mobile Data Protection Best Practices
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EGUIDE: Mobile data protection is an extremely relevant topic in this day and age. With people now combining their work phones with their personal phones, important data is at risk in multiple ways. Check out this expert E-Guide and learn about the top five ways to secure your phone and make sure your personal and work information stays yours.
Posted: 09 Nov 2011 | Published: 09 Nov 2011

SearchSecurity.com

Technical Guide on Mobile Security
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EGUIDE: Techtarget's Security Media Group presents a comprehensive guide to mobile device security. Our technical editors from the U.S., Europe, India and Asia provide their respective regions’ perspective on the issue.
Posted: 01 Nov 2011 | Published: 01 Nov 2011

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E-Book: Technical Guide on PCI
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EBOOK: TechTarget’s Security Media Group presents a global look at PCI, and how it is impacted by today’s evolving business needs. Our technical editors from the U.S., Europe, India and Asia provide their respective regions’ perspective on PCI compliance.
Posted: 14 Oct 2011 | Published: 10 Oct 2011

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The State of Cloud Based Security - Taking a Cloud-Based Approach to Security Can Improve Protection and Lower Costs
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WHITE PAPER: Traditional endpoint solutions are becoming less effective as the threat environment increasingly grows more complex. However, cloud-based security may be the answer, offering an opportunity for improved security, while saving costs. View this paper to explore the current state of cloud-based security, advantages of cloud-based security, and more.
Posted: 30 Jan 2012 | Published: 30 Jan 2012

Webroot

Security Predictions for 2012
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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.

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Unleashed in the Age of IT Consumerization
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WHITE PAPER: With the proliferation of mobile devices and the consumerization of IT, corporate networks are becoming more challenging to manage and more at-risk every day. In this paper, explore this increasing issue, and how IT departments can implement a practical and secure strategy and offer the convenience and business agility that mobile devices provide.
Posted: 15 Dec 2011 | Published: 15 Dec 2011

Bradford Networks

State of Software Security Report Volume 4
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WHITE PAPER: Version 4 of the State of Software Security is a semi-annual report that analyzes and examines the emerging trends associated with vulnerabilities in applications, whether they are internally developed or procured from third parties such as outsourcers or commercial software vendors.
Posted: 07 Dec 2011 | Published: 07 Dec 2011

Veracode, Inc.

Survive and Thrive: Tackling Choice, Consumerization and Cloud with BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0
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PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation transcript, Sean McManus, RIM Director of Platform Advocacy, discusses the key trends in mobile computing today, and how to stay ahead with BlackBerry Enterprise Portfolio. View now to explore how you can effectively balance choice, security, flexibility and control over your enterprise mobile devices.
Posted: 07 Dec 2011 | Published: 07 Dec 2011

BlackBerry

Red Alert: Why Tablet Security Matters
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PRODUCT OVERVIEW: While tablet computers continue to grow in popularity, for enterprises, there is much to be concerned about. Fact is, most tablets are made for consumer entertainment and not for keeping enterprise secrets. However, the exception is the highly secure, enterprise ready BlackBerry Playbook tablet.
Posted: 01 Dec 2011 | Published: 01 Dec 2011

BlackBerry

Security Predictions for 2012
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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.

Endpoint Protection Solutions: Why the Traditional Model is Broken
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WHITE PAPER: Securing the enterprise may never have been a simple task, but now it is far more complex as hackers have become more creative and as the enterprise itself has extended into remote locations and as far as “the cloud.”
Posted: 10 Nov 2011 | Published: 10 Nov 2011

Webroot

Downloading Mobile Apps is Risky Business
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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
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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
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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.

Say “Yes” to Mobile Devices
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WHITE PAPER: Learn how the McAfee Enterprise Mobility Management (McAfee EMM) web services platform addresses the nuances of mobile device technology while helping IT control these devices the way they control other endpoints.
Posted: 09 Nov 2011 | Published: 09 Nov 2011

McAfee, Inc.

Employee Use of Personal Devices: Managing Risk by Balancing Privacy & Security
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WHITE PAPER: In this business brief, Jules Polonetsky, the author of, Employee Use of Personal Devices—Managing risk by balancing privacy and security, outlines the top security and compliance issues that companies need to take into consideration while maintaining privacy balance when employees use their own personal mobile devices for work.
Posted: 09 Nov 2011 | Published: 09 Nov 2011

McAfee, Inc.

Androids in the Enterprise
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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.

Computer Weekly 8 November 2011: Read this week's issue of the UK's leading technology publication, with the news, analysis and opinion that matters to IT managers.
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EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we report from the London Cyberspace Conference where world leaders gathered to discuss internet security. We examine the tools available to help migrate from Windows XP to Windows 7; and hear from Royal Bank of Scotland about how to build a business case for virtual desktops. Download the new issue now.
Posted: 07 Nov 2011 | Published: 04 Nov 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

Hyper-Mobility meets Security in the corporate environment
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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

Picking a Sensible Mobile Password Policy
sponsored by Perimeter eSecurity
WHITE PAPER: This paper recommends a passcode policy for mobile devices that is reasonable, user-friendly, highly usable, but still strong enough to protect your company’s data.
Posted: 03 Nov 2011 | Published: 03 Nov 2011

Perimeter eSecurity

MicroScope September 2011: A special issue examining the security market
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EZINE: Security has remained a good market for the channel to be involved in with the threats continuing to evolve and customers being forced to keep their budgets high in order to maintain protection. Not only are the threats evolving but so are the challenges to channel customers. Continue reading this e-zine to learn more.
Posted: 16 Sep 2011 | Published: 21 Oct 2011

MicroScope

Mobile Security: Top Five Security Threats for the Mobile Enterprise and How to Address Them
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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

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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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