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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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A Manager's Guide to Wireless Hotspots: How to Take Advantage of Them While Protecting the Security of Your Corporate Network
sponsored by Motorola, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the security risks inherent in public Wi-Fi Internet access and the best ways to mitigate these risks. It also discusses the benefits of hosting a corporate hotspot of your own.
Posted: 19 Aug 2009 | Published: 01 May 2007

Motorola, Inc.

Presentation Transcript: Why Small Businesses Should Think Outside the Box When Choosing Endpoint Security Solutions
sponsored by Sunbelt Software
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation transcript of the webinar "Why Small Businesses Should Think Outside the Box When Choosing Endpoint Security Solutions" you’ll learn why "bigger isn't necessarily better" when it comes to selecting an antivirus vendor.
Posted: 18 Aug 2009 | Published: 18 Aug 2009

Sunbelt Software

Security Threat Report: July 2009 Update
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Businesses are continuing to face a challenging threat landscape. Check out this paper to learn about recent security threats related to Web 2.0, social networking sites, email, mobile devices, and Mac computers.
Posted: 28 Jul 2009 | Published: 01 Jul 2009

Sophos, Inc.

Secure Wireless Made Easy -- Selecting a Next-Generation Solution for Pervasive WLAN Implementations
sponsored by SonicWALL
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the characteristics of a next-generation solution that helps alleviate the prevailing issues and challenges associated with today's WLAN implementations. The emergence of products that conform to related criteria holds the key to enabling enterprises to fully realize the important benefits that wireless technology has to offer.
Posted: 06 Jul 2009 | Published: 06 Jul 2009

SonicWALL

Disaster Recovery Planning for BlackBerry Enterprise Server for Microsoft Exchange
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This document provides an overview of BlackBerry® Enterprise Server components and is intended to help administrators prepare for the design and delivery of disaster recovery procedures for the BlackBerry environment.
Posted: 22 Jun 2009 | Published: 18 Mar 2009

BlackBerry

Information Security Magazine, June 2009 - SIMs: More than just a pile of logs
sponsored by Information Security Magazine
EZINE: This month's issue of Information Security Magazine covers a breadth of topics. The cover story this month is about SIM and how it can boost compliance, visibility, and overall business intelligence. Other featured articles cover risk management, convergence, and even the security concerns that come with cloud computing. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 10 Jun 2009 | Published: 10 Jun 2009

Information Security Magazine

Successful Mobile Deployments Require Robust Security
sponsored by Lopez Research
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: 20 May 2009 | Published: 20 May 2009

Lopez Research

US Food Service - Streamline project includes Afaria
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
VIDEO: Watch this video to learn how US Food Service, the second largest food service provider, implemented Afaria from Sybase to streamline order entry and information management between their mobile sales force, distribution centers and the corporate office.
Posted: 11 May 2009 | Premiered: 11 May 2009

Sybase, an SAP company

Mobile Device Management for Dummies
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
BOOK: Mobile Device Management For Dummies is your guide to managing and securing mobile computing equipment such as laptops and handheld devices. You get the lowdown on enterprise mobile device management and how Sybase's Afaria solution can help you.
Posted: 08 May 2009 | Published: 08 May 2009

Sybase, an SAP company

The CIO's Guide to Mobile Security
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the challenges associated with increased worker mobility and how to create an effective enterprise wireless security strategy with some suggestions for an enterprise wireless security policy.
Posted: 03 Mar 2009 | Published: 07 Apr 2010

BlackBerry

eBook: Priorities: Despite Economic Uncertainty, Spending on Information Security Remains Strong
sponsored by SearchSecurity.co.UK
EBOOK: Check out this expert eBook and learn about the security issues that are receiving increased focus in the UK for 2009 and get tips for addressing these challenges.
Posted: 18 Dec 2008 | Published: 18 Dec 2008

SearchSecurity.co.UK

eBook: Mobile Security: Protecting Mobile Devices, Data Integrity and Your Corporate Network
sponsored by SearchMobileComputing
EBOOK: Structured in four in-depth chapters, this E-Book will provide an objective perspective into the key defenses against device and data loss, network compromise and mobile malware.
Posted: 09 Dec 2008 | Published: 09 Dec 2008

SearchMobileComputing

Blackberry Enterprise Solution: Security Technical Overview
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This document describes the security features of the BlackBerry Enterprise Solution and provides an overview of the BlackBerry security architecture.
Posted: 09 Dec 2008 | Published: 09 Dec 2008

BlackBerry

WEP Cloaking for Legacy Encryption Protection
sponsored by Motorola, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Several known vulnerabilities and attack tools have compromised Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP), making it unsuitable for secure WLAN implementations without additional layers of security. This white paper describes a WEP Cloaking solution.
Posted: 10 Nov 2008 | Published: 10 Nov 2008

Motorola, Inc.

Wireless Networking: Five Questions to Start With
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper answers five questions about wireless networking, allowing you and your employees to stay connected to your company's information resources virtually anytime, anywhere.
Posted: 10 Oct 2008 | Published: 10 Oct 2008

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Getting the Most from Your Wireless Network
sponsored by WildPackets, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Network disruptions have become business disruptions with financial and sometimes even legal consequences. This white paper outlines best practices in monitoring, analyzing, and troubleshooting wireless networks using WildPackets OmniPee.
Posted: 26 Aug 2008 | Published: 26 Aug 2008

WildPackets, Inc.

Fast and Cost-Effective Unified Communications for Your Business
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
BROCHURE: The Cisco Unified Wireless Network is the industry's only unified wired and wireless solution to cost-effectively address the wireless LAN (WLAN) security, deployment, management, and control issues facing enterprises. Learn more in this brochure.
Posted: 10 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Five Ways to Improve Your Wireless Security
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
TECHNICAL ARTICLE: A wireless network can help your employees stay productive as they move around your company, but to take advantage of the benefits of wireless networking, you need to be sure that your network is safe from hackers and unauthorized users.
Posted: 10 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Feb 2008

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Security for Wireless Networks: A Comparison among SSL, IPSec and Mobile VPNs
sponsored by NetMotion Wireless
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines common threats and issues regarding wireless security in the context of typical uses of mobile devices over wireless networks and evaluates secure remote access solutions in comparison with NetMotion Mobility XE.
Posted: 27 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Jun 2008

NetMotion Wireless

Housing Association Puts Staff into the Community, Increasing Personal Contact
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
VIDEOCAST: This case study showcases how The Community Gateway Association (CGA) became the first housing association in England to be set up as a 'community gateway'.
Posted: 26 Jun 2008 | Premiered: Jun 26, 2008

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Trade Show Management Firm Increases Responsiveness
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
VIDEOCAST: Read how Everything Tradeshows utilized Cisco Smart Business Communications System to enable faster response to customer message, increase outbound telemarketing activity and reduce costs.
Posted: 26 Jun 2008 | Premiered: Jun 26, 2008

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Medical Office Increases Productivity with New Communications System
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
VIDEOCAST: This video case study showcases a physician's practice implementing a phone system and reducing time required for appointment reminder calls from four hours to 15 minutes per day and achieving efficient contact with insurance companies.
Posted: 26 Jun 2008 | Premiered: Jun 26, 2008

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Automotive Repair Shop Increases Productivity and Improves Customer Service
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
VIDEOCAST: In this case study, read how Seyfer Automotive implemented a new communications system freed up 30 minutes daily for the service manager, resulting in one to two additional daily repair jobs worth US$200 to $US400.
Posted: 26 Jun 2008 | Premiered: Jun 26, 2008

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Eco-Friendly Materials Importer Uses Technology to Grow
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
VIDEOCAST: In this video case study watch how amaZulu, an eco-friendly company that imports natural architectural materials from villages all around the world, uses Cisco technology to improve customer service and productivity.
Posted: 26 Jun 2008 | Premiered: Jun 26, 2008

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Enterprise Wireless LAN Security
sponsored by Motorola, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes the security challenges network administrators face defining and implementing security mechanisms within diverse wired and wireless network environments.
Posted: 29 May 2008 | Published: 01 May 2008

Motorola, 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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