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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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Three Key Steps to Achieving Mobile Security Harmony
sponsored by Fiberlink
WHITE PAPER: In order to protect sensitive data, you'll need to take special care to ensure that you are implementing the robust controls needed to prevent both unintentional loss and malicious theft. Read this informative whitepaper in order to learn how to choose and implement data security controls effectively.
Posted: 10 Jun 2013 | Published: 10 Jun 2013

Fiberlink

June Information Security Magazine
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: Mobile device management (MDM) continues to grow at a feverish pace, both in terms of adoption and mobile security features. Our June cover story provides insight into adoption trends, cross-industry issues, and MDM solutions best fit to varying requirements. We also look at big data analytics and security and provide an update on FedRAMP.
Posted: 05 Jun 2013 | Published: 05 Jun 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Top 10 Reasons You Don't Need MDM
sponsored by Fiberlink
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the top 10 reasons you don't need a mobile device management (MDM) solution ... or do you?
Posted: 16 May 2013 | Published: 16 May 2013

Fiberlink

Mobile Device Management Technical Guide
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: In this TechGuide from SearchSecurity.com, industry expert Lisa Phifer shares her vast knowledge on BYOD, MDM, data security, and more to help you get a handle on top mobile trends rocking the enterprise.
Posted: 06 Mar 2013 | Published: 06 Mar 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Citrix Mobile Solutions Bundle - Product Overview
sponsored by Citrix Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read on and learn more about an integrated approach to mobile device management that can provide comprehensive IT control and policy enforcement while empowering end-user productivity via beautifully delivered mobile applications.
Posted: 14 Jun 2013 | Published: 06 Jun 2013

Citrix Systems, Inc.

Mobile Device Management Live Chat
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: In this live Q&A, Philip Clarke, research analyst with Nemertes Research, will discuss the security benefits and tradeoffs of MDM and help you understand whether it's a fit for your mobile security needs.
Posted: 14 Jun 2013 | Premiered: 14 Jun 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Say "Yes!" to Mobility: Meet the New Dell KACE K3000 Mobile Management
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WEBCAST: Are you ready to say yes to mobility? Watch this presentation to discover a mobile solution that can help you manage the devices and users in your enterprise, secure mobile data, develop and modernize your business, and optimize your infrastructure to support productivity. Watch and learn more.
Posted: 13 Jun 2013 | Premiered: Jun 13, 2013

Dell, Inc.

Enabling a Safe and Secure "Bring Your Own Device" (BYOD) Environment
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Uncover details of a holistic, effective approach that will help you enable BYOD in the enterprise without compromising user needs for security or control.
Posted: 12 Jun 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Dell, Inc.

Mobile Device Security Lacking in Most Hospital Policy Discussions
sponsored by Essextec
EZINE: This expert resource from SearchHealthIT.com will attempt to uncover why conversations about mobile security have been lacking, discuss the emerging trends surrounding BYOD policies, and advise readers how to ensure security protocols are properly followed.
Posted: 11 Jun 2013 | Published: 11 Jun 2013

Essextec

User-Based Licensing for Endpoint Protection and BYOD
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: User-based licensing allows protection on multiple devices for each employee, meaning companies need only know the number of mobile workers, not the number of devices. Inside, you'll find 5 reasons you should consider user-based licensing for your organization.
Posted: 11 Jun 2013 | Published: 11 Jun 2013

Webroot

Mobile Device Management: Fundamental steps for success
sponsored by Citrix Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This expert e-guide from SearchConsumerization.com will highlight a number of ways IT can prepare for the influx of mobile devices into the workplace and lay the foundation needed to successfully support mobility. Learn about setting up your network structure for mobility, fundamental features for success when choosing an MDM system, and more.
Posted: 29 May 2013 | Published: 29 May 2013

Citrix Systems, Inc.

Choosing an MDM System: Fundamental Features for Success
sponsored by Fiberlink
EGUIDE: This essential e-guide from our experts at SearchSecurity.com will help you understand the technologies and practices you need to implement in order to make your BYOD security program effective. Inside, you'll find a breakdown of the fundamental security features needed for BYOD management, a mobile device management checklist, and more.
Posted: 24 May 2013 | Published: 24 May 2013

Fiberlink

The ClearPass Access Management System
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper describes a way that you can take back control of your company network without having to string together a multitude of loosely integrated point-products that only lead to more complexity. Read on and learn how you can manage all things BYOD from one place.
Posted: 22 May 2013 | Published: 22 May 2013

Aruba Networks

SharePoint Security Should Not Be an Afterthought
sponsored by Thawte Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert guide from SearchSecurity.com will help you understand the top security issues facing SharePoint and how to ensure that you are deploying this system securely. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 20 May 2013 | Published: 20 May 2013

Thawte Inc.

How iOS Encryption and Data Protection Work
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
EGUIDE: This expert guide from SearchConsumerization.com details the enablement and the methods of iOS data protection that can help you embrace modern mobility securely. Read on tho learn more about built-in iOS encryption and Apple's data protection.
Posted: 15 May 2013 | Published: 15 May 2013

Symantec Corporation

Enterprise Mobility Management Options to Keep Corporate Data Safe
sponsored by MobileIron
EGUIDE: This guide from out experts at SearchConsumerization.com will teach you the essential differences between MDM, MAM, and MIM you need to know in order to deploy each effectively, and how to best approach each in order to keep mobile devices and users as secure as possible. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 15 May 2013 | Published: 15 May 2013

MobileIron

BYOD Security Policy, not MDM, at Heart of Smartphone Security
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
EGUIDE: This E-Guide from our experts at SearchSecurity.com teaches you the most effective ways to create BYOD policies and communicate those policies to your employees. Read on and learn how you can build BYOD awareness from the top down.
Posted: 14 May 2013 | Published: 14 May 2013

Symantec Corporation

Build a Business Case: Embrace Change. Maintain Control. CYOD Lets You Do Both.
sponsored by Insight
WHITE PAPER: Read on to learn more about CYOD and why so many organizations are seeing this as a viable option to adopt mobility in the enterprise without the security hassles of BYOD. Explore the business case for CYOD, how CYOD works, and more.
Posted: 13 May 2013 | Published: 13 May 2013

Insight

Choose Your Own Device (CYOD) Workshop
sponsored by Insight
WHITE PAPER: Read on to learn about a CYOD workshop that can help you understand and develop a winning CYOD strategy with help from industry experts. Find out how taking advantage of this valuable learning experience will help you get a good grasp on policies and compliance, device lifecycles, device management, and more.
Posted: 10 May 2013 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

Insight

Achieving a BYOD (Bring-Your-Own-Device) Strategy That Works for You
sponsored by Insight
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn five key steps that will help you create a successful BYOD management strategy. Read on and learn the best ways to address device policies, security threats, employee awareness, and more.
Posted: 06 May 2013 | Published: 06 May 2013

Insight

Solving the Challenges of BYOD
sponsored by SearchConsumerization.com
WHITE PAPER: This expert resource will discuss the the hidden costs of BYOD, the roadblocks on the way to BYOD success, how to best apply IT governance over BYOD, how to develop strategies, the software to use, and more.
Posted: 01 May 2013 | Published: 01 May 2013


PCI Council issues mobile application rules for software developers
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EGUIDE: The Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council has demanded the development of mobile applications that include comprehensive security controls. This expert resource will help you understand what the new guidelines call for in terms of security controls, the history behind these standards, and further developments.
Posted: 25 Apr 2013 | Published: 25 Apr 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Discover the Risks and Rewards Behind a Mobile Workforce
sponsored by More Direct
EGUIDE: Read this expert guide to learn more about how mobile devices are affecting productivity in the workplace, the top security issues concerning mobile devices, and how to balance risk with productivity effectively.
Posted: 22 Apr 2013 | Published: 22 Apr 2013

More Direct

Considerations and Best Practices for Updating a Corporate BYOD Program
sponsored by Good Technology
EGUIDE: In this timely E-Guide from SearchConsumerization.com we detail the best practices and considerations to keep in mind when creating, implementing, and updating a corporate BYOD policy.
Posted: 21 Mar 2013 | Published: 21 Mar 2013

Good Technology

Weighing the Options for an Enterprise Mobility Strategy
sponsored by Dimension Data
EGUIDE: In this E-Guide from SearchConsumerization.com, uncover the importance of an enterprise mobility strategy and learn more about the pros and cons of the top three options today: Mobile device management, mobile application management, and mobile information management.
Posted: 06 Mar 2013 | Published: 06 Mar 2013

Dimension Data
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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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