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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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Where MDM Fits Into Your Enterprise Mobile Strategy
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide examines the roles MDM, mobile application management (MAM), and enterprise mobility management (EMM) play for several devices and operating systems. Access this exclusive resource now to learn how to best use this technology to secure the enterprise.
Posted: 22 Jun 2015 | Published: 10 Jun 2015

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Wireless Network Security - Next Gen Firewalls
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, examine the infrastructure of one next-gen wireless firewall.
Posted: 01 Jun 2015 | Published: 18 Dec 2014

Dell Software

Case Study: Deploying Secure Public WiFi
sponsored by Dell Software
CASE STUDY: This brief case study examines how one Australian city council enabled secure WiFi in all public buildings using a next-gen firewall to protect endpoints, users, and sensitive data. Access now to learn how to mitigate mobile and network threats.
Posted: 27 May 2015 | Published: 13 May 2015

Dell Software

Securing the Mobile-First Experience
sponsored by HID
RESOURCE: This brief infographic outlines the current mobile security challenges landscape and today's popular defense strategies being implemented. Access now to explore the benefits of several new and alternative approaches.
Posted: 26 May 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 2015

HID

Mitigating Mobility Risks with Real-Time Contextual Data
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: Traditional endpoint security approaches won't protect users on the go, so you need to rethink your mobile strategy. This white paper explores a coordinated defense to fill in potential security gaps bu using real-time contextual data.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 24 Mar 2015

Aruba Networks

Enterprise Mobility: Security Strategies and Challenges
sponsored by Absolute Software
WEBCAST: In this webcast, you will uncover the top enterpise mobility challenges today.  View now to learn the four phases of BYOD to strengthen your security strategy and discover tips and best practices to minimize data loss risk.
Posted: 01 May 2015 | Premiered: Jan 2, 2014

Absolute Software

Protecting Users from Firesheep and other Sidejacking Attacks with SSL
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the Firesheep Wi-Fi attack tool and other sidejacking attacks with SSL and explains how to avoid these attacks.
Posted: 15 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Symantec Corporation

Security University: Mobile Security
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: Lisa Phifer explores innovative approaches to achieve secure mobility, from EMM and BYOA to enterprise cloud and dual persona.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Premiered: 14 Nov 2014

SearchSecurity.com

Why Corporate Data Security Requires a Major Policy Shift in the Age of BYOD
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

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 your small business
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to purchase, configure and maintain point solutions that deliver the comprehensive protection your business needs. Read this eBook to hear about the modern advances in Dell security technology, and how they achieve enterprise-level protection within your small business budget.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc.

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

Transforming Your WiFi Network Into A Secure Wireless LAN
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper offers up a wireless LAN solution that will help you protect your network from mounting threats.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Fortinet, 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

Protecting Your Website With Always On SSL
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the imperative need for always on SSL, and the steps you can take to deliver end-to-end protection for your users. It also includes detailed accounts of four organizations that are leading the way with always on SSL in a cooperative effort to make the internet more secure.
Posted: 11 Sep 2013 | Published: 01 May 2012

Symantec Corporation

The Transformation of Wireless Network Security
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: Learn how to integrate Wi-Fi security into your overall network strategy to help maintain security in the age of wireless connectivity.
Posted: 10 Dec 2014 | Published: 10 Dec 2014

SearchSecurity.com

Why Wi-Fi Quality is so Important to the End-user
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper offers an in-depth look at Wi-Fi's history, and where it's headed in the future. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 28 Oct 2014 | Published: 28 Oct 2014

Extreme Networks

Network Protection and UTM Buyer's 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.

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
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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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