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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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E-Guide: Mobile endpoint security and management - Best practices
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, uncover the challenges associated with selecting a data protection plan for your channel business as well as best practices you should consider in helping you through the process.
Posted: 11 May 2011 | Published: 11 May 2011

SearchSecurity.com

UT Dallas: University turns to smartphones for multi-year research project
sponsored by BlackBerry
CASE STUDY: UT Dallas’ Center for Children and Families has been conducting a study on adolescents’ social networks and their impact on development. To assist in data collection, the team chose BlackBerry® hosted solution from Ceryx based on its ability to provide a controlled environment for their research.
Posted: 16 Sep 2011 | Published: 16 Sep 2011

BlackBerry

Introducing BlackBerry Balance™ Technology
sponsored by BlackBerry
WEBCAST: Learn more about how BlackBerry® Enterprise Server or BlackBerry® Enterprise Server Express, along with specific IT policies and features built into the device software, help keep personal information separate and business information highly secure.
Posted: 16 Sep 2011 | Premiered: Sep 16, 2011

BlackBerry

Maximizing Smartphone Value: A Guide for IT Admins
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: As an IT administrator what steps can you take to help your organization benefit the most from the mobile revolution? This guide offers practical, fresh ideas to help you lower costs, maximize benefits and map a strategy.
Posted: 15 Sep 2011 | Published: 15 Sep 2011

BlackBerry

Mobile Security: Top Five Security Threats for the Mobile Enterprise and How to Address Them
sponsored by GroupLogic
WHITE PAPER: Although mobile computing can offer a number of opportunities to drive substantial value to the enterprise, it does not come without risk. View this paper to discover the top 5 security threats to the mobile enterprise and solutions on how to avoid them while fostering happy employees, productivity and streamlined workflows.
Posted: 15 Sep 2011 | Published: 15 Sep 2011

GroupLogic

A Whirlwind Tour of Wireless Vulnerabilities
sponsored by AirMagnet
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This white paper discusses the steps you must take to ensure that your wireless network is security and how to guard against vulnerabilities.
Posted: 07 Sep 2011 | Published: 07 Sep 2011

AirMagnet

Mobility and Security: Dazzling Opportunities, Profound Challenges
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
ANALYST REPORT: Mobility offers a number of dazzling opportunities, but it also comes with some profound challenges relating to security and privacy. This report examines the current state of mobile security, including common problems mobility can present, and offers key recommendations that all businesses and consumers should consider to mitigate risks.
Posted: 23 Aug 2011 | Published: 23 Aug 2011

McAfee, Inc.

Presentation Transcript: How to Secure Your Mobile Devices
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks UK
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation transcript, Paul Pearston, a Senior Security Engineer at Dell SecureWorks, discusses the most serious security threats to mobile devices and recommends specific approaches for securing the mobile organization.
Posted: 22 Aug 2011 | Published: 22 Aug 2011

Dell SecureWorks UK

E-Book: Maintaining Wireless Network Availability In Hospitals
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
EBOOK: Healthcare facilities are prime candidates for wireless networks. But sorting through the technologies available, understanding their pros and cons and determining a strategy can be confusing. This e-book provides an overview of 3 wireless technologies to help healthcare IT leaders better understand how to provide wireless access to their users.
Posted: 19 Aug 2011 | Published: 19 Aug 2011

Aerohive Networks

McAfee Enterprise Mobility Management: What to Look for in an End-to-End Solution
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper offers an overview of the serious risks associated with the use of mobile devices. View now to explore best practices for mitigating mobile security risks, key requirements for an enterprise mobility management (EMM) solution, how to leverage the benefits of mobile devices while reducing risks and costs with McAfee, and more.
Posted: 18 Aug 2011 | Published: 18 Aug 2011

McAfee, Inc.

Building Secure Wireless LANs
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a holistic view of Wi-Fi security, offering guidelines to deploy a wireless network that’s as secure as your wired one.  
Posted: 06 Jun 2011 | Published: 02 Jun 2011

Aerohive Networks

It's All About Security: Things to Know Before You Open The Doors To Smartphones and Tablets in Your Enterprise
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses mobile device security threats and how IT can manage and secure devices. By following the strategies outlined in this paper, IT managers will learn what the greatest security risks are for mobile devices and how to protect end users, their devices, and the network infrastructure.
Posted: 01 Jun 2011 | Published: 01 Jun 2011

Sybase, an SAP company

Building Secure Wireless LANs
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a holistic view of Wi-Fi security, offering guidelines to deploy a wireless network that’s as secure as your wired one.  
Posted: 01 Jun 2011 | Published: 31 May 2011

Aerohive Networks

NHS Trust Enhances Healthcare with Juniper Networks
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The Belfast H&SC Trust had recognized the benefits of wireless technology, but the existing network was proving increasingly difficult to manage. A Juniper Networks Wireless LAN Portfolio pilot was deployed, proving to be a success in terms of its stability, security and manageability allowing centralized management at the touch of a button.
Posted: 20 May 2011 | Published: 20 May 2011

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Hospital Improves Patient Care and Clinician Productivity with WLAN
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: To facilitate high-quality patient care, Memorial Hospital deployed a wireless LAN to provide both data and voice access throughout the facility. The instantaneous communication and broad information access has significantly improved the quality of patient care, because it lets staff spend more time caring for patients and less time on paperwork.
Posted: 20 May 2011 | Published: 20 May 2011

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Network Evolution - Wired and Wireless: Can you achieve on an integrated network?
sponsored by SearchNetworking.com
EZINE: Read this Ezine to learn what options there are for companies having a unified architecture for their wireless networks, and what the advantages are.
Posted: 07 Apr 2011 | Published: 07 Apr 2011

SearchNetworking.com

The Economics of Cooperative Control – Protocols are Free
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: Instead of regurgitating an architecture where costly, centralized controllers are needed, Aerohive followed the original intent of the 802.11 standard designers more closely and brought the technology to maturity. This paper explores how inter-AP protocols can execute the same functions performed by centralized controllers with lower cost.
Posted: 01 Apr 2011 | Published: 30 Mar 2011

Aerohive Networks

Wireless LAN Management Solution Overview
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
BROCHURE: Juniper Networks Wireless LAN Management portfolio helps network managers and administrators oversee and control both the WLAN infrastructure and its mobility services.
Posted: 28 Mar 2011 | Published: 28 Mar 2011

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Global Security Report 2011
sponsored by Trustwave
WHITE PAPER: In 2010, SpiderLabs performed more than 220 investigations worldwide. In 85% of the investigations, a system breach was confirmed. Of those entities in which a system breach was confirmed, 90% involved the actual theft of sensitive data, representing criminals’ effectiveness in extracting data once system access is obtained.
Posted: 27 Jan 2011 | Published: 26 Jan 2011

Trustwave

Distributed Workforce Management in the Cloud: Spreading IT Security Wherever Employees Roam
sponsored by MessageLabs Symantec Hosted Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Todays wireless work environment poses new challenges for IT departments who must monitor and secure the online interactions of highly distributed and roaming workers. Companies are calling on security experts who can help organizations more effectively manage and protect their distributed workforce via the cloud.
Posted: 16 Jan 2011 | Published: 14 Jan 2011

MessageLabs Symantec Hosted Solutions

Engineering the Wireless Hospital
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
EBOOK: Implementing a wireless network in a hospital allows physicians to use state-of-the-art equipment. However, there are security, infrastructure, and connectivity obstacles to overcome. Check out this e-book to learn more.
Posted: 15 Nov 2010 | Published: 15 Nov 2010

Aerohive Networks

5 Steps to Secure the Wireless Network
sponsored by NETGEAR Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Today’s organizations increasingly rely on the ease and lower cost of wireless networking. Schools and businesses are investing in Wi-Fi to leverage benefits including more flexible network connectivity, improved productivity, and reduced capital expense. Read this white paper to learn how to incorporate wireless connectivity into your everyday.
Posted: 25 Oct 2010 | Published: 25 Oct 2010

NETGEAR Inc.

Successful Mobile Deployments Require Robust Security
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Now that mobility has become an integral part of an enterprise's infrastructure, IT must now support and secure these mobile devices. Read this whitepaper to find out the unique security requirements that these mobile devices create and the three components of mobile security protection.
Posted: 15 Oct 2010 | Published: 20 May 2009

BlackBerry

Implementing a Secure Wireless Network in an Educational Setting
sponsored by NETGEAR Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Wireless connectivity has become a necessity in educational institutions of all levels. Students require Internet connectivity to conduct research, download assignments and communicate with their instructors. Likewise, educators utilize web portals to post assignments, and update class materials. Read this white paper to learn more. 
Posted: 11 Oct 2010 | Published: 11 Oct 2010

NETGEAR Inc.

Building Mobility into Your Network
sponsored by NETGEAR Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Business environments have become increasingly dynamic and have created the demand for unprecedented levels of workforce mobility. These demands for business mobility require networks and data to be securely accessible anytime and anywhere − throughout the office, as well as from remote locations. Read this white paper to find out more.
Posted: 11 Oct 2010 | Published: 11 Oct 2010

NETGEAR Inc.
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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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