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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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Technical Guide on Mobile Security
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
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

SearchSecurity.com

E-Book: Technical Guide on PCI
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
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

SearchSecurity.com

E-Guide: Mobile endpoint security and management - Best practices
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, uncover the challenges associated with selecting a data protection plan for your channel business as well as best practices you should consider in helping you through the process.
Posted: 11 May 2011 | Published: 11 May 2011

SearchSecurity.com

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.

Say “Yes” to Mobile Devices
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
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
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
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
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.

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.
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
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
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

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
sponsored by MicroScope
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
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

Dirty Little Secrets: Mobile Apps Invading Your Privacy
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WEBCAST: Join Tyler Shields, Senior Security Researcher at Veracode, as he discusses the evolving mobile security threat landscape and shares real-world examples of how your data is being used (or misused) in some of the most popular mobile applications.
Posted: 27 Jul 2011 | Premiered: Jul 27, 2011

Veracode, Inc.

Technical Requirements for Mobile Health Care Deployments
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
EGUIDE: With the rapid adoption of mobile devices, it’s only natural that these devices have made their way into health care facilities. However, it’s crucial that mobile devices are protected from security vulnerabilities to ensure compliance with federal regulations. This e-guide discusses best practices for mobile health care deployments.
Posted: 09 May 2011 | Published: 09 May 2011

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Bring Your Own iPad to Work
sponsored by Aruba Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Many CIOs face overwhelming user demand to support personal mobile devices on the WLAN. This paper reviews the issues IT organizations face when employees demand to use their personal mobile devices in the office.
Posted: 10 Mar 2011 | Published: 10 Mar 2011

Aruba Networks, Inc.

Ensuring The Availability of Blackberry Enterprise Server
sponsored by Double-Take Software
WHITE PAPER: In order to implement a plan for protecting and backing up BlackBerry handhelds, it's important to understand how the Blackberry Enterprise Server solution works within an existing email environment. This paper gives a quick lessong to that end, then concentrates on ensuring the availability of the Blackberry Enterprise Server
Posted: 16 Nov 2009 | Published: 16 Oct 2009

Double-Take Software

Increasing the ROI of Mobility
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn that virtually every organization with a mobile workforce can benefit from Afaria. This powerful and proven technology that is capable of handling large data transfers to and from mobile devices is already delivering notable business benefits to many organizations.
Posted: 08 May 2009 | Published: 08 May 2009

Sybase, an SAP company

Mobile Device Management for Dummies
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
BOOK: Mobile Device Management For Dummies is your guide to managing and securing mobile computing equipment such as laptops and handheld devices. You get the lowdown on enterprise mobile device management and how Sybase's Afaria solution can help you.
Posted: 08 May 2009 | Published: 08 May 2009

Sybase, an SAP company

Best Practices for Managing Your BlackBerry Environment
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This reference document will provide you with detailed information on how to effectively manage your BlackBerry Enterprise Server architecture.
Posted: 18 Mar 2009 | Published: 18 Mar 2009

BlackBerry

Best Practices for Mobile Development
sponsored by BlackBerry
WEBCAST: In this webcast, author Mike Kirkup tells about mobile development with their features and limitations and describes Smartphones which store data in the memory.
Posted: 12 Jan 2009 | Premiered: Jan 12, 2009

BlackBerry

Troubleshooting Enterprise Activation Issues
sponsored by BlackBerry
WEBCAST: This webcast will cover the following topics: Enterprise activation overview, Prerequisites for enterprise activation, Troubleshooting stage 1 issues: activation, Troubleshooting stage 2 issues: verifying encryption etc.
Posted: 07 Jan 2009 | Premiered: Jan 7, 2009

BlackBerry

eGuide: A Strategic Approach to Enabling Mobile Business Applications
sponsored by BlackBerry
EDITORIAL RESOURCE GUIDE: Today's successful enterprises are discovering that granting mobile access to critical business applications can increase productivity and revenue.
Posted: 02 Dec 2008 | Published: 18 Mar 2009

BlackBerry

CRM for the Professional on the Go
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Mobile CRM is something that needs to be considered now. As a business leader, you might have put it into your mental to do later box, but the reasons to make it a priority are compelling. Read this paper to discover why.
Posted: 01 Sep 2008 | Published: 25 Dec 2006

BlackBerry
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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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