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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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Network Evolution February 2013
sponsored by SearchNetworking.com
EZINE: This month's cover story, "BYOD Challenges That Lurk Beyond Network Security", discusses five specific networking challenges associated with BYOD and examines the steps organizations have taken in an attempt to handle these issues.
Posted: 01 Feb 2013 | Published: 01 Feb 2013

SearchNetworking.com

Workplace of the Future: DIY IT
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Explore the latest surrounding the trend of consumerization and uncover what your IT department can do to empower users while simultaneously protecting the organization.
Posted: 11 Dec 2012 | Published: 11 Dec 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Productivity, Mobility and Efficiency: Keeping Your Devices Secure
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this research report, uncover how organizations are – or should be – responding to the invasion of mobile devices in the workplace, the emerging trends in enterprise mobility today, best practices for ensuring effective mobile policies, and much more!
Posted: 07 Nov 2012 | Published: 07 Nov 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Tackling Workplace Mobility and Bring Your Own Device Initiatives with the VMware View Mobile Secure Desktop
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WEBCAST: This webcast explores the issues with enabling BYOD in the workplace and provides details of a desktop virtualization-based solution that will help you securely support device diversity, mobile workers, and BYOD initiatives.
Posted: 25 Oct 2012 | Premiered: Aug 23, 2012

VMware, Inc.

Mobile Device Management (MDM) Policies: Best Practices
sponsored by Fiberlink
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the top ten mobile device management (MDM) best practices that will help you control the mobile devices used in your workplace, reducing risks to corporate data without jeopardizing employee productivity.
Posted: 23 Oct 2012 | Published: 31 May 2012

Fiberlink

Delivering Enterprise Information Securely on Android and Apple iOS Devices
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the issues that can arise when incorporating Android and iOS-based tablets and smartphones into the enterprise – with special attention paid to the latest Android 4.0 and iOS 5.1 versions. In addition, uncover the steps you should take to maintain security and control.
Posted: 16 Oct 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

Citrix

Enterprise Mobility University
sponsored by SearchConsumerization.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: In this Enterprise Mobility University, we focus on key questions infrastructure managers, systems and virtualization administrators, and IT purchases must consider before introducing BYOD into their environments.
Posted: 25 Sep 2012 | Premiered: 26 Sep 2012


BYOD Platform Support: Why an iOS/Android Strategy Makes Sense
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
EGUIDE: BYOD is running rampant. Do you have a strategy in place to mitigate the risks? This E-Guide from SearchSecurity.com explores why creating an iOS and Android only strategy makes sense and reduces the chance for errors, complexity, and costs.
Posted: 28 Feb 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

Symantec Corporation

BYOD Advantages: Save Money, Mobilize Workers, Embrace the Cloud
sponsored by Webroot
EGUIDE: This E-Guide from SearchConsumerization.com explores how – with the proper security and management strategies – BYOD can be a win-win for both your employees and your organization. View now to learn more!
Posted: 26 Feb 2013 | Published: 26 Feb 2013

Webroot

BYOD: An Opportunity for IT Evolution
sponsored by Webroot
EGUIDE: This E-Guide from SearchConsumerization.com details what BYOD and the Millennial generation can bring to your enterprise and explores why aligning business needs with the tools and technologies of BYOD can put your company one step ahead of the competition.
Posted: 26 Feb 2013 | Published: 26 Feb 2013

Webroot

Updating Your Corporate BYOD Program for Success
sponsored by Citrix
EGUIDE: This E-Guide from SearchConsumerization.com explores the issues that bring your own device (BYOD) programs solve and key considerations to ensure the success of your BYOD program.
Posted: 07 Dec 2012 | Published: 07 Dec 2012

Citrix

The Cost and Benefits of BYOD
sponsored by Kaseya
EGUIDE: Uncover why 80% of organizations today are ill-prepared for the bring your own device (BYOD) phenomenon as you explore the benefits and security risks of this consumer-driven trend.
Posted: 06 Dec 2012 | Published: 06 Dec 2012

Kaseya

Understanding Consumer Device Management and BYOD
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
EGUIDE: This E-Guide from SearchConsumerization.com provides you with the BYOD resources necessary to ensure a successful implementation, creation, and adoption. View now to learn more!
Posted: 28 Nov 2012 | Published: 28 Nov 2012

Symantec Corporation

Securing Data, Not Endpoints: The Best Way to Control Consumerization
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
EGUIDE: Discover why securing the data – rather than the endpoint – is the best way of controlling consumerization in your organization.
Posted: 27 Nov 2012 | Published: 27 Nov 2012

Symantec Corporation

MDM Software: Benefits of Mobile Configuration Management
sponsored by Fiberlink
EGUIDE: This E-Guide from SearchConsumerization.com explores why configuration management is one of the most important functions of a mobile device management (MDM) policy and describes what you should look for when selecting your MDM solution.
Posted: 27 Nov 2012 | Published: 27 Nov 2012

Fiberlink

About to Buy Guide: Mobile Device Management Software
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
EBOOK: Are you in the market for a mobile device management (MDM) software solution? Be sure to read this e-book from SearchConsumerization.com first for help making a more informed purchasing decision.
Posted: 21 Nov 2012 | Published: 30 Mar 2012

Symantec Corporation

Mobile Security Software Keeps Corporate Data Safe
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
EGUIDE: In this E-Guide from SearchConsumerization.com, discover how implementing mobile security software can help protect your corporate data from the inherent risks of the BYOD phenomenon.
Posted: 20 Nov 2012 | Published: 20 Nov 2012

Symantec Corporation

Presentation Transcript: BYOD: The Risks of Allowing Personal Mobile Devices On Corporate Networks and How to Mitigate Them
sponsored by BlueCoat
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Uncover why MDM and MAM are inefficient at solving the real problem mobile devices present to your network: traffic.
Posted: 20 Nov 2012 | Published: 20 Nov 2012

BlueCoat

Improve BYOD with the Bonjour Protocol
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
EGUIDE: This E-Guide from SearchNetworking.com explores how the Bonjour protocol can help you handle the Apple devices wishing to access your enterprise networks and systems. In addition, uncover the importance of defining a proper BYOD policy.
Posted: 08 Nov 2012 | Published: 08 Nov 2012

Aerohive Networks

Transcript: Covering the basics in MDM? Why it’s time to advance your strategy
sponsored by BlackBerry
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Uncover the latest in the world of enterprise mobility as you uncover today's real world problems, traits of the most secure organizations, the future of mobility, and much more!
Posted: 07 Nov 2012 | Published: 07 Nov 2012

BlackBerry

Presentation Transcript: Threat Update: Top Trends to Focus on for 2012
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation transcript, Kevin Haley, one of Symantec's security experts from the Security Technology and Response organization, discusses the Symantec's Internet Security Threat Report (ISTR), detailing the latest security research and the top trends for 2012. Find out how the security landscape will affect your organization.
Posted: 08 Jun 2012 | Published: 08 Jun 2012

Symantec Corporation

B.Y.O.D Without the Risk
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As the Bring Your Own Device phenomenon continues to grow, organizations are faced with the challenge of enabling mobile access while mitigating risk. This resource explores how to transform your network into one that is robust and highly resilient in order to enable mobility, performance, access, security, management, and control that's scalable.
Posted: 06 Jun 2012 | Published: 06 Jun 2012

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Presentation Transcript: Mobilizing Your Apps and Data Confidently in a BYOD World
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Access this presentation transcript to learn about cutting edge technology and techniques that can not only confidently enable a BYOD strategy, but also help you find productivity and competitive advantages previously unavailable, even in highly regulated and secure industries.
Posted: 05 Jun 2012 | Published: 04 Jun 2012

Symantec Corporation

Mobile device protection: tackling mobile device security risks
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
EGUIDE: The proliferation of mobile devices into the enterprise has put mobile device security risks as a top priority for many organizations today. In this e-guide from SearchSecurity.com, gain expert insight on how to tackle mobile device security risks and explore why your current approach might need to be reevaluated.
Posted: 04 Jun 2012 | Published: 04 Jun 2012

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Top 10 Mobile Application Risks
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WEBCAST: In this presentation, Veracode’s Vice President of Security Research, Chris Eng, will outline the Top 10 Mobile Application Risks, designed to educate developers and security professionals about the mobile application behavior – both maliciously- designed or inadvertent – putting users at risk.
Posted: 11 May 2012 | Premiered: May 11, 2012

Veracode, Inc.
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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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