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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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Top Tactics to Beat Ever-Changing Email Threats
sponsored by Symantec Hosted Services
WEBCAST: In this expert webcast, Tom Bowers of Information Security magazine offers insight on the latest messaging-borne threats and investigates the movement from pure antivirus suites to more complete antimalware offerings.
Posted: 27 Oct 2006 | Premiered: Oct 31, 2006, 09:00 EST (14:00 GMT)

Symantec Hosted Services

Fact or Fiction: The Future of Email Attacks
sponsored by Symantec Hosted Services
PODCAST: In this expert podcast, Tom Bowers, Technical Editor of Information Security magazine, will confirm or debunk a number of common beliefs about what's coming next. This Podcast features a "fact or fiction"-style interview about future email-based attacks.
Posted: 27 Oct 2006 | Premiered: Oct 31, 2006, 09:00 EST (14:00 GMT)

Symantec Hosted Services

HiPath Wireless Manager
sponsored by Siemens
DATA SHEET: This data sheet provides detailed information on Siemens' HiPath Wireless Manager, a comprehensive, integrated WLAN management platform that allows administrators to control every facet of the enterprise network.
Posted: 14 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Jul 2006

Siemens

HiPath Wireless Portfolio
sponsored by Siemens
BROCHURE: This brochure provides an overview of Siemens' HiPath Wireless LAN and mobility management solutions. Learn how you can benefit from this new solution now.
Posted: 14 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Nov 2006

Siemens

Driving Innovation: The Wireless LAN in Healthcare
sponsored by Siemens
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the features and benefits of a reliable and secure wireless infrastructure and provides an overview of the many applications that are enabled by WLAN technology.
Posted: 14 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Sep 2006

Siemens

Enterprise-Grade Wireless LAN Security
sponsored by Siemens
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the considerations that should be taken into account to ensure a successful enterprise-wide deployment of a secure wireless network.
Posted: 14 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Sep 2005

Siemens

CIO Perspective: BlackBerry Security
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: In this question and answer session, learn how Dr. John D. Halamka. MD, of the Harvard Medical School, depends on a BlackBerry Solution to keep his patient and student records secure.
Posted: 08 Nov 2006 | Published: 19 Oct 2006

BlackBerry

Messaging and Collaboration Security: Microsoft's Multi-layer Approach - Podcast
sponsored by Microsoft
PODCAST: Attend this podcast and learn about the latest messaging security strategies from Microsoft that help enable secure remote and mobile access. Learn how to protect your company's messages and defend against viruses, spam and other security threats.
Posted: 03 Nov 2006 | Premiered: Oct 27, 2006, 09:00 EDT (13:00 GMT)

Microsoft

Messaging and Collaboration Security: Microsoft's Multi-layer Approach
sponsored by Microsoft
WEBCAST: Attend this webcast and learn about the latest messaging security strategies from Microsoft that help enable secure remote and mobile access. Learn how to protect your company's messages and defend against viruses, spam and other security threats.
Posted: 05 Oct 2006 | Premiered: Oct 17, 2006, 14:00 EDT (18:00 GMT)

Microsoft

Unplugged
sponsored by Information Security Magazine
JOURNAL ARTICLE: There are two kinds of wireless networks: those you know about and those you don't.
Posted: 03 Oct 2006 | Published: 01 Mar 2006

Information Security Magazine

Wireless Protection for the Mobile Workforce
sponsored by AirDefense Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Growing threats could compromise wireless LAN devices at hotspots, airports, hotels and other public access networks. Learn how to enforce corporate policies & defend mobile clients from attacks that happen outside the secure enterprise per...
Posted: 26 Sep 2006 | Published: 01 Sep 2006

AirDefense Inc.

Tired of Rogues - Solutions for Detecting & Eliminating Rogue Wireless Networks
sponsored by AirDefense Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides an overview of the different types of rogue wireless devices, the risks faced by enterprises due to their proliferation and multiple approaches to detecting and mitigating them.
Posted: 26 Sep 2006 | Published: 01 Sep 2006

AirDefense Inc.

Troubleshooting Wireless LANs to Improve Wi-Fi Uptime and Security
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper gives you an in-depth look at the wireless troubleshooting process. You'll learn how to improve security and performance by identifying rogue access points and ad-hoc networks and learn how to conduct network audits.
Posted: 21 Aug 2006 | Published: 01 Mar 2005

Fluke Networks

Security for BlackBerry Devices with Bluetooth Wireless Technology
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This document provides information about the Bluetooth® wireless technology and its uses with BlackBerry Device Software and the potential vulnerabilities in Bluetooth wireless technology.
Posted: 11 Aug 2006 | Published: 01 Aug 2006

BlackBerry

BlackBerry® by Research In Motion: An @stake Security Assessment
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Research In Motion (RIM) engaged @stake, Inc. to perform a Product Penetration Assessment of the Java™ based BlackBerry Wireless Handhelds™ supporting components.
Posted: 11 Aug 2006 | Published: 01 Nov 2003

BlackBerry

Ten Remote Access Tips in Ten Minutes
sponsored by ProCurve Networking by HP
WHITE PAPER: This briefing will provide 10 quick tips for locking down remote endpoints and safeguarding the corporate data that they carry and send.
Posted: 06 Apr 2006 | Published: 01 Apr 2006

ProCurve Networking by HP

The CIO's Guide to Mobile Applications
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about some of the key enterprise LOB applications that most benefit from mobility and how applications can be deployed with a simple implementation guideline.
Posted: 12 Feb 2006 | Published: 07 Apr 2010

BlackBerry

Managing Security on Mobile Phones
sponsored by Nokia
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes the challenges of provisioning and managing security in mobile phone environments and how a well-designed deployment system can alleviate these challenges.
Posted: 17 May 2005 | Published: 01 Apr 2005

Nokia

Connect EZ Solution Suites
sponsored by Connect802 Corporation
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: The Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum Connect EZ Solution Suites provide progressively more features and options for secure Wi-Fi networking.
Posted: 11 Mar 2004 | Published: 01 Jan 2004


3 Steps for Bullet-proof Wireless LAN Security & Management
sponsored by AirDefense Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As attacks on wireless technologies grow, the need for an effective wireless security plan becomes crucial. This white paper provides best practices on how to deploy secure wireless networks and protect against security threats and policy violations.
Posted: 12 May 2003 | Published: 31 Dec 2005

AirDefense Inc.

Wireless LAN Security - What Hackers Know That You Don't
sponsored by AirDefense Inc.
WHITE PAPER: What do hackers know that you don't? An understanding of the latest hacker techniques will help you take proactive steps to secure your wireless networks. This white paper examines methods, skills and tools hackers use to exploit vulnerabilities.
Posted: 07 Nov 2002 | Published: 31 Dec 2005

AirDefense 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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