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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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E-Guide: Mobile endpoint security and management - Best practices
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MicroScope September 2011: A special issue examining the security market
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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

GroupLogic

Dirty Little Secrets: Mobile Apps Invading Your Privacy
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

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Mobile Device Management for Dummies
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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

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Best Practices for Managing Your BlackBerry Environment
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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
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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

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Troubleshooting Enterprise Activation Issues
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BlackBerry

eGuide: A Strategic Approach to Enabling Mobile Business Applications
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Posted: 02 Dec 2008 | Published: 18 Mar 2009

BlackBerry

CRM for the Professional on the Go
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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

Best Practices for BlackBerry Administrators
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WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper discusses best practices for managing your BlackBerry Enterprise Server running on Lotus Domino. Take a tour of the administrative features and tools that can make your job easier. This session is a must for any BlackBerry administrator.
Posted: 18 Aug 2008 | Published: 18 Aug 2008

BlackBerry

Developing an Effective Corporate Mobile Policy
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WHITE PAPER: By now, most organizations are clear on the advantages and benefits of wireless data solutions in the enterprise. However, It is no longer enough to rely on ad hoc policies regarding wireless computing.
Posted: 19 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Jun 2008

BlackBerry

BlackBerry for Healthcare
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PRODUCT LITERATURE: Read why BlackBerry is the leading wireless solution for keeping healthcare professionals connected to colleagues, patient details and medical information so they can provide higher quality patient care throughout the day.
Posted: 08 Nov 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2004

BlackBerry

Revitalizing Healthcare Delivery with Mobile Communications: Making the Case for BlackBerry Adoption
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WHITE PAPER: This paper is the fourth in a four-part series that addresses mobile communications in the healthcare industry. Part Four zeroes in on the features and capabilities that make BlackBerry smartphones an ideal match for healthcare industry requirements.
Posted: 08 Nov 2007 | Published: 08 Nov 2007

BlackBerry

Case Study: Hospital Sees BlackBerry Smartphones as a Way to Improve Patient Care and save Lives
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CASE STUDY: This case study describes why Trillium Health Centre gave 40 BlackBerry smartphones to all of the members of the ICU team making it the first hospital in North America to test push email as an essential part of how the health care team worked together.
Posted: 08 Nov 2007 | Published: 01 Nov 2007

BlackBerry

Wireless Handheld Devices Become Trusted Network Devices
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WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper that details a new solution that allows employees to use their handheld device as a trusted device on the corporate network.
Posted: 31 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

Intel Corporation

Getting Mobile - Developing Your Mobility Plan
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WEBCAST: This webcast will cover how to work with business groups to gather requirements, identify needs and select the most valuable approach to a wireless application.
Posted: 01 Aug 2007 | Premiered: Aug 16, 2007, 13:00 EDT (17:00 GMT)

BlackBerry

Securely Mobilize Lotus Domino: E-mail, Instant Message and Custom Lotus Applications
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WHITE PAPER: Mobile applications that support the enterprise must be reliable, secure and available. Download today and discover how to work efficiently and effectively from your mobile device with real-time access to business critical Lotus Notes information.
Posted: 06 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jun 2007

Sybase iAnywhere

Top 5 IT Considerations for Secure Wireless Email
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WHITE PAPER: The use of wireless email has exploded over the last several years and IT has struggled to keep up with the security challenges. Read this white paper to learn about the top five considerations for secure wireless email.
Posted: 06 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

Sybase iAnywhere

Hedge Funds: Overcoming Obstacles to Wireless Productivity
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WHITE PAPER: Making wireless solutions a priority for your business will greatly benefit the performance of your network and the critical data living on it. Read this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 04 May 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

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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