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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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BYOD & Consumerization: Why the Cloud Is Key to a Viable Implementation
sponsored by Insight and Lenovo
WHITE PAPER: This Lenovo white paper discusses exactly why BYOD has succeeded where BYOPC fell short, and showcases how cloud computing adds significant value beyond the data center while mitigating the risks and costs associated with this trend.
Posted: 10 May 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

Insight and Lenovo

Mitigations for Mobile Phishing Problems on the iOS Platform
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: Attackers today are commonly using SMS messaging as a form of mobile device phishing. This expert E-Guide will walk you through the basics of SMS-based attacks and what security teams can do to mitigate the risk associated with iOS devices. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 03 May 2013 | Published: 03 May 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Solving the Challenges of BYOD
sponsored by SearchSecurity.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

SearchSecurity.com

PCI Council issues mobile application rules for software developers
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
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

SearchSecurity.com

Discover the Risks and Rewards Behind a Mobile Workforce
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
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

SearchSecurity.com

The 10 “Must-Haves” for Secure Enterprise Mobility
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper provides a security framework and evaluator's checklist you can use to make sure you are securing mobile devices and data properly, including the 10 "must haves" for secure enterprise mobility.
Posted: 26 Mar 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

Citrix

Enterprise Mobility University: Taking Control of BYOD with MDM Classroom
sponsored by SearchConsumerization.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: Enterprise MDM systems help admins monitor and secure consumer devices, but it can be tricky to keep track of all the different technologies and strategies available.
Posted: 25 Mar 2013 | Premiered: 25 Mar 2013


Weighing the Risks, Challenges and Benefits Before Diving into BYOD
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide aims to help you weigh the pros and cons of the consumer-driven BYOD phenomenon and provides considerations to keep in mind before adoption. View now to learn more!
Posted: 22 Mar 2013 | Published: 22 Mar 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Considerations and Best Practices for Updating a Corporate BYOD Program
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
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

SearchSecurity.com

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

Weighing the Options for an Enterprise Mobility Strategy
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
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

SearchSecurity.com

BYOD Platform Support: Why an iOS/Android Strategy Makes Sense
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
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

SearchSecurity.com

BYOD Advantages: Save Money, Mobilize Workers, Embrace the Cloud
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
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

SearchSecurity.com

BYOD: An Opportunity for IT Evolution
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
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

SearchSecurity.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

Updating Your Corporate BYOD Program for Success
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
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

SearchSecurity.com

The Cost and Benefits of BYOD
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
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

SearchSecurity.com

Understanding Consumer Device Management and BYOD
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
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

SearchSecurity.com

Securing Data, Not Endpoints: The Best Way to Control Consumerization
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
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

SearchSecurity.com

MDM Software: Benefits of Mobile Configuration Management
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
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

SearchSecurity.com

About to Buy Guide: Mobile Device Management Software
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
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

SearchSecurity.com

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

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
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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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