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DEFINITION: Bluesnarfing is the theft of information from a wireless device through a Bluetooth connection. Bluetooth is a high-speed but very short-range wireless technology for exchanging data between desktop and mobile computers, personal digital assistants (PDAs), and other devices. By exploiting a vulnerability in the way Bluetooth is implemented on a mobile phone, an attacker can access information -- such  … 
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Wireless Security Reports
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Malware Hitching a Ride on Mobile Apps?
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: The latest mobile app security threats ride into enterprises on employee devices, but you can learn the latest strategies for improving corporate BYOD security.
Posted: 27 Jun 2016 | Published: 20 Jun 2016

SearchSecurity.com

Wireless Security Survey 2016
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: 79% of IT pros expect an integrated security architecture to address the challenges of cybersecurity while also enabling secure network access. This survey report provides an overview of the key security challenges and trends faced by enterprise IT decision-makers in an ever-changing, globally networked ecosystem.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Published: 21 Jun 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

Wireless Defense Strategies in the IoT Era
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As IoT blooms, it's introducing new security challenges. Challenges that access layer security strategies can help you combat. Read on to learn about new approaches and choosing secure WLAN solutions.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Published: 21 Jun 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

Mastering the Top Enterprise Mobility Challenges
sponsored by Microsoft
EGUIDE: Mobility is bringing new concerns that didn't exist with desktops. Protecting company data while staying compliant is a new challenge for IT admins. This e-guide explores how to handle the top five issues in today's mobile world.
Posted: 14 Jun 2016 | Published: 08 Jun 2016

Microsoft

Wireless Security Survey 2016
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: 79% of IT pros expect an integrated security architecture to address the challenges of cybersecurity while also enabling secure network access. This survey report provides an overview of the key security challenges and trends faced by enterprise IT decision-makers in an ever-changing, globally networked ecosystem.
Posted: 08 Jun 2016 | Published: 02 May 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

Wireless Defense Strategies in the IoT Era
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
EBOOK: As IoT blooms, it's introducing new security challenges. Challenges that access layer security strategies can help you combat. Read on to learn about new approaches and choosing secure WLAN solutions.
Posted: 08 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

A New Set of Network Security Challenges
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Next-generation firewalls can help IT address the security and networking challenges of maintaining devices beyond the firewall without sacrificing employee productivity. Read the report and learn how these issues encompass network bandwidth, and learn how next generation firewalls promise IT a new way to solve this multisided puzzle.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 03 Jun 2016

Dell Software

Wireless Security Trends: State of the Market
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
RESEARCH CONTENT: Understand the key security challenges faced by enterprise IT today, including wireless LAN vulnerability, IoT applications, and the continued adoption of cloud-managed Wi-Fi, by reading this survey report.
Posted: 18 May 2016 | Published: 18 May 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

The Evolution of Wireless Business Continuity
sponsored by Accelerated Concepts
WHITE PAPER: Discover in this white paper how to avoid expensive outages and downtime that drastically impact your reputation by formulating a business continuity plan with first-class connectivity. Learn how to take advantage of the expanding IoT to back up your business-critical data, devices, and more.
Posted: 05 May 2016 | Published: 31 Jan 2016

Accelerated Concepts

Multi-Factor Authentication for Government Installations
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: The days where users freely roam the internal network are over. Organization's need a multilayered network security solution that's customizable. Discover a two-factor authentication strategy that will protect your management assets and will set a foundation for your network security strategy
Posted: 22 Mar 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

Aruba Networks

Definitive eGuide: Mobility and IoT Causing IT headaches? Connect and Protect with Adaptive Trust
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the pre-planning and deployment steps needed to help guide you on your journey of enterprise BYOD and IoT. Learn how greater visibility and the integration of your policy decision engine with third-party security solutions can enhance your ability to offer end-to-end mobile protection.
Posted: 22 Mar 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

Aruba Networks

Hype or Ripe? 5 Essential Elements of the 802.11ac Wave 2 Business Case
sponsored by Extreme Networks
EBOOK: In this e-book, you will discover the five key justifications required to build a business case for investment in Wave 2 of 802.11ac. Read on to receive the benefits of this wireless technology and learn how it helps maximize end user productivity.
Posted: 04 Mar 2016 | Published: 04 Mar 2016

Extreme Networks

Today's Mobile Enterprise: The Need for A New Network Security Strategy
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: Network security is failing to keep up with the rapid influx of mobile devices. Security professionals have realized that BYOD, mobility and cloud are exposing flaws in network security architectures. This vendor-neutral resource highlights how your enterprise can mitigate risk effectively in this type of dynamic environment.
Posted: 22 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2015

Aruba Networks

The Need For a New Network Security Strategy in Today's Mobile Enterprise
sponsored by Aruba Networks
ANALYST REPORT: Large organizations face a difficult challenge on two distinct fronts including, the fight against cyber-criminals and the BYOD trend. Access this white paper to discover how enterprises can mitigate risk in the dynamic environment.
Posted: 18 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2015

Aruba Networks

Mobility and the New Face of Security Threats
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will examine the new face of security threats against today's enterprise mobility struggles. Read on to bolster your network by tying together granular contextual information from devices to policy engine and traffic protection.
Posted: 16 Feb 2016 | Published: 16 Feb 2016

Aruba Networks

The Top 4 Most Pressing Android Mobile Cybersecurity Threats
sponsored by Checkpoint Software Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, you will break down the most common types of attacks that impact Android mobile devices.
Posted: 11 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Mar 2015

Checkpoint Software Technologies

Gartner: Magic Quadrant for Mobile Data Protection
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: Continue reading this white paper to discover treat data encryption protection as a standard for all workstations.
Posted: 01 Feb 2016 | Published: 19 Oct 2015

Digital Guardian

A New Guide to Critical Capabilities for Mobile Data Protection Solutions
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper you will discover solutions for MDP to defend access to storage systems found in laptops, removable media and cloud environments. You will learn how to enforce secure policies across multiple platforms at minimal costs.
Posted: 28 Jan 2016 | Published: 08 Sep 2014

Digital Guardian

Building Management Systems: The cyber security blind spot
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: The systems which control heating, lighting and security in most buildings are vulnerable to cyber attack, this report from QinetiQ warns.
Posted: 26 Jan 2016 | Published: 26 Jan 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

It's time to tackle IoT security
sponsored by Ruckus Wireless
EGUIDE: The forecasts for IoT are huge. Some suggest that there will be 50 billion devices connected by 2020. Whether or not that prediction is accurate, it's clear that IoT is gaining meaningful market momentum, buoyed by an endless array of applications. Unfortunately, they are creating a multitude of security vulnerabilities and attack surfaces.
Posted: 09 Mar 2016 | Published: 07 Mar 2016

Ruckus Wireless

Securing Your Network in the Wireless Age
sponsored by Aruba Networks
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, you will learn how enterprise WLAN is growing in size and importance, driving up the need for more secure wireless network. Find out how vulnerable your wireless network could be and what happens when WLAN security is ignored.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 24 Feb 2016

Aruba Networks

Secure Wireless LAN for Uninterrupted Clinical Applications
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource presents a solution that addresses the security and performance requirements for uninterrupted clinical applications, with the least amount of administrative complexity.
Posted: 16 Feb 2016 | Published: 29 Jul 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

Consolidating Security to Increase Performance and Lower Costs
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
CASE STUDY: This case study describes the solution that enabled a healthcare organization to compress, accelerate, and encrypt connections to low bandwidth remote locations without the need for additional devices.
Posted: 16 Feb 2016 | Published: 21 May 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

Secure Wi-Fi for K-12 Education
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Mobile devices present new security challenges for schools that need to protect their network integrity as well as restrict students' access to dangerous sites. Access this resource to learn about a solution that unifies network and application security and delivers maximum control at a low cost.
Posted: 16 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Secure Your Internal Corporate Networks With ABAC
sponsored by Cryptzone
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, discover how ABAC can provide your network with a robust security method that addresses security issues caused by growing remote access and BYOD trends. You will also learn how continuous network security monitoring can allow your enterprise to detect and prevent future cyber-attacks from occurring.
Posted: 27 Jan 2016 | Published: 25 Jan 2016

Cryptzone
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WIRELESS SECURITY DEFINITION (continued): …  as the user's calendar, contact list and e-mail and text messages -- without leaving any evidence of the attack. Other devices that use Bluetooth, such as laptop computers, may also be vulnerable, although to a lesser extent, by virtue of their more complex systems. Operating in invisible mode protects some devices, but others are vulnerable as long as Bluetooth is enabled.According to a ZDNet UK article, attackers are exploiting a problem with some implementations of the object exchange (OBEX) protocol, which is commonly used to exchange information between wireless devices. An attacker can synchronize … 
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