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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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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

Mobile Security Software Keeps Corporate Data Safe
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
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

SearchSecurity.com

Presentation Transcript: BYOD: The Risks of Allowing Personal Mobile Devices On Corporate Networks and How to Mitigate Them
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
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

SearchSecurity.com

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

Best Practice Guide to Mobile Device Management
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

Wireless LAN ITDC - Checklist #1
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: In the first of SearchNetworking.com's three-part guide on selecting wireless products, this document takes a look at the business and technology issues associated with them and provides expert guidance on the benefits you can reap by taking advantage of the various types of wireless solutions.
Posted: 19 Oct 2012 | Published: 19 Oct 2012

SearchSecurity.com

Your Guide to Mobile Application Management
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide answers your top questions about mobile application management, mobile device management, consumerization, BYOD, and much more – helping you empower your employees with the freedom of choice without compromising corporate security or control.
Posted: 19 Oct 2012 | Published: 19 Oct 2012

SearchSecurity.com

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

October Essentials Guide on Mobile Device Security
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: The October issue of Information Security offers advice on controlling the onslaught of employee-owned devices in your workplace, mitigating the risks of mobile applications, and changing your thought process when it comes to securing the consumerization of IT.
Posted: 10 Oct 2012 | Published: 09 Oct 2012

SearchSecurity.com

How to Create a Mobile Security Policy
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This E-Guide from SearchConsumerization.com offers advice on how to plan and define a successful mobile security policy in your organization to ensure safety and control of your employees and their devices.
Posted: 09 Oct 2012 | Published: 09 Oct 2012

SearchSecurity.com

Six Ways to Embrace IT Consumerization
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This E-Guide from SearchConsumerization.com provides the definitions of IT consumerization, what it means to your organization, and offers six best ways that you can embrace it in your workplace.
Posted: 05 Oct 2012 | Published: 05 Oct 2012

SearchSecurity.com

A Mobile Application Management Primer for IT
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This E-Guide from SearchConsumerization.com explores the benefits of Mobile Application Management (MAM) and how it can help keep your users and their devices and corporate applications and data secure.
Posted: 05 Oct 2012 | Published: 05 Oct 2012

SearchSecurity.com

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


Mobile device protection: tackling mobile device security risks
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
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

SearchSecurity.com

The Best of RSA: Mobile Security
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: To help organizations grapple with the new challenges of IT consumerization and BYOD, the RSA conference held its own session track specifically on mobile device security. Get an inside look into the session and gain key insight into the major issues today including BYOD policies and threats, and uncover new countermeasures and strategies.
Posted: 03 May 2012 | Published: 03 May 2012

SearchSecurity.com

Information Security Magazine - May 2012
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: Access this month’s issue to uncover strategies for taming the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) tide. In addition, explore other featured topics including VMware’s security partner program revamp, four keys to data loss prevention (DLP) success, top considerations for information security career recruitment and more.
Posted: 01 May 2012 | Published: 01 May 2012

SearchSecurity.com

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

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.

Understanding the risks of mobile apps
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Many of the risks of moble devices are similar to those of traditional spyware, Trojan software, and insecurely designed apps. However, mobile devices are not just small computers. They are designed around personal and communication functionality which makes the top mobile applications risks different from the top traditional computing risks.
Posted: 11 May 2012 | Published: 11 May 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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