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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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Devices, data and how enterprise mobile management reconciles the two
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: In this Insider Edition, InfoSec pros will learn about enterprise mobile management, or EMM, the new approach to security in the BYOD age, which focuses on security data rather than devices.
Posted: 15 Oct 2014 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

SearchSecurity.com

Wireless Best Practices
sponsored by Ruckus Wireless
WHITE PAPER: Mobility has become one of the most important social and technological movements in the past decade.  However, this means its time to update legacy hardware and design a mission critical wireless LAN.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Published: 07 Oct 2014

Ruckus Wireless

Hotspot 2.0: Making Wi-Fi as Easy to Use and Secure as Cellular
sponsored by Ruckus Wireless
WHITE PAPER: Today's cellular networks are being overwhelmed with data traffic, much of it being generated by the rapid proliferation of smartphones. The latest projections are for the industry to ship over 800 million such devices in 2013.
Posted: 03 Oct 2014 | Published: 03 Oct 2014

Ruckus Wireless

Receive Top Notch Security Benefits With a Durable Laptop
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Windows 8 Pro
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes the results of a survey that featured over 130 IT and business professionals who use a laptop in a harsher setting.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc. and Windows 8 Pro

Hands-On Teams: Computrace Protects the Laptops of the Intelligrated Mobile Workforce
sponsored by Absolute Software
CASE STUDY: This case study reveals how Intelligrated found a solution that would allow them to track and secure laptops in the field, in order to avoid any potential laptop theft.
Posted: 17 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Absolute Software

Why and How You Should Use a VPN
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains why VPNs are instrumental in eliminating the risk of public wired and wireless connections; how to use VPN at home and on the go; and how to choose a VPN provider.
Posted: 27 Aug 2014 | Published: 27 Aug 2014

Global Knowledge

Securing the Small Business Network
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This ebook examines eight network security challenges that small businesses face today, and offers easy and effective solutions. Dell SonicWALL offers the comprehensive protection your small business needs, priced within your budget.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Dell Software

Top Tips for Managing a Mobile Workforce
sponsored by GFI Cloud
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces several tips for managing and protecting a mobile workforce, including solutions compatible with cloud computing.
Posted: 14 Jul 2014 | Published: 14 Jul 2014

GFI Cloud

Network protection and UTM Buyers Guide
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how this UTM solution can provide the highest standards of network security within the cloud, while integrating multiple security capabilities on a single platform.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Sophos, Inc.

How Can You Avoid a Web Security Breach? It's All in the Preparation
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
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

SearchSecurity.com

A New Set of Network Security Challenges
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This new IDG survey reveals optimism about the ability of next-generation firewalls to help IT balance productivity and security. With both productivity and security becoming increasingly crucial, IT faces conflicting mandates from the business.
Posted: 23 Aug 2013 | Published: 23 Aug 2013

Dell Software

Simplify Network Management with New Secure and Scable Wireless Solutions
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.

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

Mobility’s Potential for Productivity and Pitfalls
sponsored by CA Technologies.
RESOURCE: In this resource, CA Technologies product marketing leader Arun Bhattacharya discusses the challenges of bringing mobility into the enterprise and how to overcome these obstacles successfully.
Posted: 26 Sep 2014 | Published: 26 Sep 2014

CA Technologies.

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

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

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 Security
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 Security

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
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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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