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ALSO CALLED: mSecurity, Wireless LAN Security, Wi-Fi Security, Wireless Network Security, WLAN Security, Mobile Security
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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How to Handle Mobile Devices' Impact on the Network
sponsored by SearchNetworking.com
EBOOK: The number and complexity of mobile devices on the enterprise network are expanding, gobbling up bandwidth from the WLAN infrastructure. This technical guide will help you prep your network for the higher capacity demands of next-stage BYOD. Learn what challenges you must overcome in the coming months.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 14 Apr 2014

SearchNetworking.com

Secunia PSI Country Report - Q4 2013 United Kingdom
sponsored by Secunia
WHITE PAPER: This informative report explores  the state of security on private PCs in the United Kingdom and  what programs are making them insecure.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 20 Mar 2014

Secunia

Managing Mobile Devices: The New MSP Opportunity
sponsored by N-able Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource explores how MSPs manage the proliferation of mobile computing in the workplace and the implementation of a mobile manager approach that integrates MDM with RMM, strengthening customer relationships and boosting business longevity.
Posted: 25 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

N-able Technologies

A New Tool for the Security Arsenal: Next-Generation Firewall
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: In this e-book, IDG discusses a new set of network security challenges as companies try to balance productivity and security. Download your copy today.
Posted: 23 Aug 2013 | Published: 23 Aug 2013

Dell Software

Wireless Solutions for Tablets and Smartphones
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: As the popularity of mobility grows, so do the challenges for IT. This resource explores how you can transform mobility from an IT challenge into a business opportunity by designing and managing a better wireless network.
Posted: 02 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Xirrus

Decode MDM Solution Features: Must haves for security management
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: Question #3 featured in SearchSecurity.com's IT Decision Center on MDM asks top vendors in the space if their products support mobile security management features
Posted: 31 Jul 2013 | Premiered: 31 Jul 2013

SearchSecurity.com

MDM Solutions for Dummies: Product Integration
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VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: Question two featured in SearchSecurity.com's IT Decision Center on MDM asks top vendors in the space: Can your product integrate with enterprise infrastructure elements? Find out what these vendors have to say by accessing their answers to this question now.
Posted: 29 Jul 2013 | Premiered: 31 Jul 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Mobile Device Management IT Decision Center: Operating Systems
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VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: SearchSecurity.com’s expert resource asks: Does your product support any OEM extensions (e.g., Samsung SAFE)? Do you require or offer agent applications installed on managed devices? Find out what top vendors have to say by accessing their answers to these questions now.
Posted: 29 Jul 2013 | Premiered: 31 Jul 2013

SearchSecurity.com

MDM Decision Time: TechTarget's Must Have Guide to Purchasing Decisions
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VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: Visit SearchSecurity.com's IT Decision Center that focuses on MDM solutions in the marketplace today. Not only can you find the expert's take in this center but you will also have access to answers to the top 5 questions your peers have around MDM solutions directly from the top vendors in the space in one place.
Posted: 26 Jul 2013 | Premiered: 31 Jul 2013

SearchSecurity.com

802.1x - Implementing and Deploying Methods
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: You may have heard concerns or nightmare stories about 802.1X, but with the tools we have today and the method of implementation, this can be seamless in an environment and far exceeds any compliance requirements you may have.
Posted: 26 Jul 2013 | Published: 09 Jul 2013

Global Knowledge

BYOD File Sharing – Go Private Cloud to Mitigate Data Risks
sponsored by Accellion, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn about a solution that can help you stay safe while going mobile, working with cloud file sharing, and more.
Posted: 13 Feb 2014 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

Accellion, Inc.

IM Wireless Network Assessment
sponsored by Ingram Micro
ASSESSMENT TOOL: The need to protect your data and organization is now even more critical than before. Take a look at this brief white paper to learn how one company can help you secure your business.
Posted: 09 Dec 2013 | Published: 09 Dec 2013

Ingram Micro

How Can You Avoid a Web Security Breach? It's All in the Preparation
sponsored by Thawte Inc.
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, from SearchCompliance.com, discover simple steps in order to avoid web security breaches.
Posted: 14 Nov 2013 | Published: 14 Nov 2013

Thawte Inc.

Explaining How Trusted SSL Certificates and Forged SSL Certificates Work
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
EGUIDE: Web security relies on valid, trusted SSL certificates. Michael Cobb, founder and managing director of Cobweb Applications Ltd., explains in this expert e-guide how forged SSL certificates undermine the security model. Once trust is lost, business is lost. Read this e-guide to discover why maintaining this trust is important.
Posted: 09 Oct 2013 | Published: 09 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

Why Switch to Thawte?
sponsored by Thawte Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource provides three key reasons why you should switch to a leading online security provider trusted by millions around the world.
Posted: 30 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Thawte Inc.

Thawte in Education
sponsored by Thawte Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover a number of trends accelerating the urgency of deploying SSL across distributed campuses and how this approach can ensure safety and security in higher educational networks.
Posted: 30 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Thawte Inc.

Antivirus Evaluation Guide
sponsored by Threat Track
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn how to choose the antivirus solution that can effectively keep your network free of malware. In three simple steps you can implement an easy-to-deploy and easy-to-replicate testing curriculum that enables you to most accurately assess your company's solution's capabilities.
Posted: 13 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Threat Track

PBS Engineering and Environmental Bolsters Virtualized Environment with Disaster Recovery Efforts and Cuts 40 Percent in Energy Costs
sponsored by Dell and VMware
CASE STUDY: Learn how one firm improved diaster recovery efforts with virtualization and cut energy costs by 40%.
Posted: 10 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Dell and VMware

Symantec Website Security Threat Report
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This document is a reference to understanding the threat landscape and how you can protect your company and your infrastructure.
Posted: 09 Sep 2013 | Published: 09 Sep 2013

Symantec Corporation

Reducing Security Complexity
sponsored by Optus Business
VIDEO: In this webcast, you will be provided with a high level overview of the emerging threats within the Australian security landscape and how these affect midsized organisations.
Posted: 04 Sep 2013 | Premiered: 27 Aug 2013

Optus Business

Delivering enhanced BYOD infrastructure with the Dell Networking W-Series Wireless portfolio
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Realizing the value of bring-your-own-device (BYOD) is only possible with a secure and flexible wireless solution in place. This resource explores the challenges of BYOD and the need for wireless connectivity in a wide range of industries, and offers guidance to help you get started.
Posted: 05 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Dell, Inc.

Application Control at the Wireless Edge
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: With the advent of BYOD, cloud computing, and wireless, IT is losing control of the corporate network. This resource introduces an application intelligent solution that gives you the visibility and control you need to meet the challenges of the BYOD world.
Posted: 31 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Xirrus

Handbook: Identity and Access Management
sponsored by CA Technologies.
EGUIDE: This Tech Guide on identity and access management (IAM) from SearchSecurity.com outlines the issues associated with IAM programs, how to build an effective strategy, why privilege creep has become such a challenge, and more!
Posted: 26 Jul 2013 | Published: 26 Jul 2013

CA Technologies.

Symantec Intelligence Report – May 2013
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Keeping on top of the latest security happenings is crucial to protecting your organization. In this recent edition of Symantec's Intelligence Report, view a number of statistics and up-to-date material on the current threat landscape to learn what you should expect both now and in the future.
Posted: 25 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

Symantec Corporation

Network Rightsizing Blueprint for the Next-Generation Workplace
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides a blueprint for the workplace of the future, explaining in-depth the four key characteristics of the network in a next-gen enterprise. View now to learn how to prepare for, embrace, and enjoy the many benefits of a mobile enterprise.
Posted: 17 Jul 2013 | Published: 20 May 2013

Aruba Networks
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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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