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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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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

Delivering Enterprise Information Securely on Android and Apple iOS Devices
sponsored by Citrix Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the issues that arise when allowing 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 – and the steps you should take to maintain security and control.
Posted: 10 Oct 2012 | Published: 01 Jun 2014

Citrix Systems, Inc.

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

MDM features vs. native mobile security
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: When it comes to mobile security, how can you ensure your device is secure? While mobile devices already have native security measures embedded, there are also mobile device management (MDM) products available. Which is the better approach? In this e-guide, expert Lisa Phifer takes a look at the pros and cons of each.
Posted: 24 Apr 2012 | Published: 20 Apr 2012

SearchSecurity.com

Mobile Device Security Best Practices
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: While mobile devices have become a key tool for businesses today, it has also introduced a number of security risks that must be addressed. In this expert guide, uncover some of the best mobile security practices and how to balance security and end-user morale.
Posted: 12 Apr 2012 | Published: 12 Apr 2012

SearchSecurity.com

IT in Europe: Taking control of smartphones: Are MDMs up to the task?
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: In this Special European edition of Information Security magazine, gain key insight into the increasing risks of mobile devices and the strategies and tools needed to mitigate them. View now to also explore VDI security, cybersecurity threats, IT consumerization deluge, and much more.
Posted: 23 Feb 2012 | Published: 23 Feb 2012

SearchSecurity.com

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.

Mobility is moving fast. To stay in control, you have to prepare for change
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The practice of BYOD is on the rise and organizations cannot sit back and let employees roam the network with unsupervised devices. It’s time to take action and tackle the common issues and consequences of BYOD. In this paper, uncover seven (7) questions BYOD raises and how you can address them.
Posted: 25 Apr 2012 | Published: 25 Apr 2012

IBM

Websense TRITON Mobile Security
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
DATA SHEET: When it comes to mobile security, the biggest concern isn’t the mobile device itself – it’s the data; so it’s important to implement the most effective measures to fend off mobile threats. In this brief resource, explore how Triton Mobile Security combines four (4) key elements to enable highly effective unified mobile security.
Posted: 16 Apr 2012 | Published: 16 Apr 2012

Websense, Inc.

Ponemon Global Study on Mobility Risks
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: With the proliferation of mobile devices only progressing, it’s important fully to understand this trend to know how to build a robust security strategy to mitigate risks. This resource uncovers key findings based on a survey of 4,640 IT pros, exploring the major security issues of mobility and what they are doing to effectively address them.
Posted: 16 Apr 2012 | Published: 01 Feb 2012

Websense, Inc.

Honey Stick Report Results
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The Symantec Smartphone Honey Stick Project is an experiment involving 50 “lost” smartphones, demonstrating what users should expect to happen to their smartphones if they are lost and then found by a stranger. View now to explore key findings and uncover recommendations for protecting mobile devices and sensitive information.
Posted: 09 Apr 2012 | Published: 09 Apr 2012

Symantec Corporation

12 Security Predictions for 2012
sponsored by Trend Micro India Pvt. Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, the team at Trend Micro came up with 12 security predictions for this year that fall under main categories including big IT trends, mobile landscape, threat landscape, and Data leaks and breaches. View now to explore these predictions to help you better prepare and protect against upcoming threats.
Posted: 20 Feb 2012 | Published: 20 Feb 2012

Trend Micro India Pvt. Ltd.

Malicious Mobile Threats Report, 2010-2011
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Threats to mobile devices are real, and lacking proper oversight and awareness can lead to serious consequences. In this report explore new and emerging mobile threats and attack vectors, as well as gain practical threat mitigation techniques.
Posted: 15 Feb 2012 | Published: 15 Feb 2012

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Mobile Device Security: Emerging Threats, Essential Strategies
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, explore the emerging threats organizations face with the rise of mobile computing. View now to discover key strategies for securing mobile devices, including the essential requirements for an effective solution.
Posted: 15 Feb 2012 | Published: 15 Feb 2012

Juniper Networks, 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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