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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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How to combine WLAN control and network security
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
PRODUCT LITERATURE: This deployment guide shows how to unify the management of wired and wireless infrastructure and security on to one platform and negate the need for multiple separate appliances.
Posted: 11 Aug 2016 | Published: 11 Aug 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

Infrastructure Secure Access Deployment Guide
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Learn how you can deploy a secure, premises-managed, wireless LAN. From the access layer to internal segmentation, you'll see how to dramatically improve the security of your wireless network.
Posted: 10 Aug 2016 | Published: 10 Aug 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

Why wireless is a top CIO concern – and how you can secure it
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
RESOURCE: Learn the features of a tool which will work to secure your network, even as IT security becomes more complicated and vulnerable. By recognizing the danger presented by wireless networking, you can effectively prepare for the modern explosion of network connected wireless devices.
Posted: 10 Aug 2016 | Published: 10 Aug 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

2016 Survey: Wireless Security Trends
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
RESOURCE: Learn what 1300 IT decision makers have to say about the state of wireless security. Access now for insights into the top security risks, the position of wireless as the most vulnerable part of the network, and what IT leaders are doing to protect enterprise systems.
Posted: 09 Aug 2016 | Published: 09 Aug 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

Network Defense Strategies in the IoT Era
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource discusses access layer protection in enterprise WLANs, and why deploying ad hoc security is no longer enough to protect against threats in the IoT era. Further, you'll learn how secure access architecture gives enterprise networks the end-to-end protection needed to defend the enterprise in the future.
Posted: 05 Aug 2016 | Published: 05 Aug 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

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.

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.

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

The 10 Essential Network Security Best Practices for 2016
sponsored by WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this infographic, you will discover the top 10 essential, expert-recommended security best practices for identifying issues in real time and addressing the majority of attacks anticipated in 2016. Access this graphic to bolster your network defenses and prepare for ransomware that targets Android devices and Mac laptops, and more.
Posted: 12 Jan 2016 | Published: 12 Jan 2016

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

Cyber Threats to Online Shopping Cheer
sponsored by Neustar
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to protect your brand and stay online during high-volume occasions. See statistics on current online shopping trends and discover how to stop fraudulent actors before they can damage your organization.
Posted: 03 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Neustar

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

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

Protecting Data on the Go
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: This guide informs InfoSec pros on the risks to business data carried on or accessed by employees' mobile devices and the best available protections for this business data on the go.
Posted: 18 Aug 2015 | Published: 18 Aug 2015

SearchSecurity.com

Information Security Magazine: August Issue
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: Identity and access management is so complex that many companies have faltered when it comes to securing third-party vendors. With breaches on the rise, vulnerabilities can be costly.
Posted: 03 Aug 2015 | Published: 03 Aug 2015

SearchSecurity.com
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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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