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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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802.1x - Implementing and Deploying Methods
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: You may have heard concerns or nightmare stories about 802.1X, but with the tools we have today and the method of implementation, this can be seamless in an environment and far exceeds any compliance requirements you may have.
Posted: 26 Jul 2013 | Published: 09 Jul 2013

Global Knowledge

Handbook: Identity and Access Management
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: This Tech Guide on identity and access management (IAM) from SearchSecurity.com outlines the issues associated with IAM programs, how to build an effective strategy, why privilege creep has become such a challenge, and more!
Posted: 26 Jul 2013 | Published: 26 Jul 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Three Key Steps to Achieving Mobile Security Harmony
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In order to protect sensitive data, you'll need to take special care to ensure that you are implementing the robust controls needed to prevent both unintentional loss and malicious theft. Read this informative whitepaper in order to learn how to choose and implement data security controls effectively.
Posted: 10 Jun 2013 | Published: 10 Jun 2013

IBM

Information Security Essential Guide: Strategies for Tackling BYOD
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
WHITE PAPER: Let this e-book from our independent experts be your guide to all things related to mobile security in the face of the BYOD trend. Inside, you'll get helpful insight that will help you understand the ins and outs of mobile device management technologies, how to tackle the problem of mobile application security, and much more.
Posted: 31 May 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

SearchSecurity.com

WLAN Best Practices: 10 Questions to Ask When Evaluating Solutions
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: Read this e-guide from our experts at SearchNetworking.com to gain a better understanding of WLAN solutions and how to evaluate them. Inside you'll find critical questions you should ask when exploring solutions as well as a discussion about the myths surrounding cloud-managed WLANs.
Posted: 20 May 2013 | Published: 20 May 2013

SearchSecurity.com

BYOD & Consumerization: Why the Cloud Is Key to a Viable Implementation
sponsored by Insight and Lenovo
WHITE PAPER: This Lenovo white paper discusses exactly why BYOD has succeeded where BYOPC fell short, and showcases how cloud computing adds significant value beyond the data center while mitigating the risks and costs associated with this trend.
Posted: 10 May 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

Insight and Lenovo

WLAN Access Control and Wi-Fi Network Needs
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This white paper discusses the nature of high-density WLAN environments, their relationship to enterprise Wi-Fi, and the benefits of 802.1X authentication. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 10 May 2013 | Published: 01 Apr 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Symantec Intelligence Report – May 2013
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Keeping on top of the latest security happenings is crucial to protecting your organization. In this recent edition of Symantec's Intelligence Report, view a number of statistics and up-to-date material on the current threat landscape to learn what you should expect both now and in the future.
Posted: 25 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

Symantec Corporation

Network Rightsizing Blueprint for the Next-Generation Workplace
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides a blueprint for the workplace of the future, explaining in-depth the four key characteristics of the network in a next-gen enterprise. View now to learn how to prepare for, embrace, and enjoy the many benefits of a mobile enterprise.
Posted: 17 Jul 2013 | Published: 20 May 2013

Aruba Networks

Strategy for Securing Mobile Content - 5 Key Guidelines
sponsored by Accellion, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Inside, you'll find 5 guidelines that every organization should follow for comprehensive mobile security.
Posted: 28 Jun 2013 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

Accellion, Inc.

How to add Mobile Devices to Enterprise PKI solutions
sponsored by OpenTrust
WHITE PAPER: Extending Public Key Infrastructure’s (PKI) certificate-based authentication to include mobile devices is the only way to restore the security of computing assets in the BYOD era. Read this whitepaper to learn how to add mobile devices to your Enterprise PKI solution.
Posted: 27 Jun 2013 | Published: 27 Jun 2013

OpenTrust

Citrix Mobile Solutions Bundle - Product Overview
sponsored by Citrix Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read on and learn more about an integrated approach to mobile device management that can provide comprehensive IT control and policy enforcement while empowering end-user productivity via beautifully delivered mobile applications.
Posted: 14 Jun 2013 | Published: 06 Jun 2013

Citrix Systems, Inc.

Enabling a Safe and Secure "Bring Your Own Device" (BYOD) Environment
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Uncover details of a holistic, effective approach that will help you enable BYOD in the enterprise without compromising user needs for security or control.
Posted: 12 Jun 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Dell, Inc.

Mobile Device Security Lacking in Most Hospital Policy Discussions
sponsored by Essextec
EZINE: This expert resource from SearchHealthIT.com will attempt to uncover why conversations about mobile security have been lacking, discuss the emerging trends surrounding BYOD policies, and advise readers how to ensure security protocols are properly followed.
Posted: 11 Jun 2013 | Published: 11 Jun 2013

Essextec

User-Based Licensing for Endpoint Protection and BYOD
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: User-based licensing allows protection on multiple devices for each employee, meaning companies need only know the number of mobile workers, not the number of devices. Inside, you'll find 5 reasons you should consider user-based licensing for your organization.
Posted: 11 Jun 2013 | Published: 11 Jun 2013

Webroot

Network Security Visibility and Analysis Technical Guide
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: This TechGuide explores how to improve network security visibility with network flow analysis tools, cloud security monitoring solutions and anomaly-based monitoring technology.
Posted: 11 Jun 2013 | Published: 10 Jun 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Cyber Defense Managed Service - A Force Multiplier Webinar
sponsored by Verdasys
VIRTUAL SEMINAR: Join security expert and CISO of In-Q-Tel Dan Geer and Verdasys in this upcoming webcast as they discuss a new deployment model and next-gen technology that can provide rapid deployment, immediate detection and comprehensive prevention operations for companies of any size.
Posted: 10 Jun 2013 | Premiered: 27 Jun 2013

Verdasys

June Information Security Magazine
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: Mobile device management (MDM) continues to grow at a feverish pace, both in terms of adoption and mobile security features. Our June cover story provides insight into adoption trends, cross-industry issues, and MDM solutions best fit to varying requirements. We also look at big data analytics and security and provide an update on FedRAMP.
Posted: 05 Jun 2013 | Published: 05 Jun 2013

SearchSecurity.com

McAfee Endpoint Protection Suite
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will introduce you to a security solution that addresses advanced malware, data loss, and other issues from a single, manageable environment and can help limit your exposure to Internet threats. Read on and discover how this solution can offer you advanced e-mail virus and spam protection, comprehensive device control, and more.
Posted: 31 May 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

McAfee, Inc.

How iOS Encryption and Data Protection Work
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
EGUIDE: This expert guide from SearchConsumerization.com details the enablement and the methods of iOS data protection that can help you embrace modern mobility securely. Read on tho learn more about built-in iOS encryption and Apple's data protection.
Posted: 15 May 2013 | Published: 15 May 2013

Symantec Corporation

Enterprise Mobility Management Options to Keep Corporate Data Safe
sponsored by MobileIron
EGUIDE: This guide from out experts at SearchConsumerization.com will teach you the essential differences between MDM, MAM, and MIM you need to know in order to deploy each effectively, and how to best approach each in order to keep mobile devices and users as secure as possible. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 15 May 2013 | Published: 15 May 2013

MobileIron

Build a Business Case: Embrace Change. Maintain Control. CYOD Lets You Do Both.
sponsored by Insight
WHITE PAPER: Read on to learn more about CYOD and why so many organizations are seeing this as a viable option to adopt mobility in the enterprise without the security hassles of BYOD. Explore the business case for CYOD, how CYOD works, and more.
Posted: 13 May 2013 | Published: 13 May 2013

Insight

A holistic approach to your BYOD challenge
sponsored by Insight
WHITE PAPER: Ensuring security of business applications on personal devices and maintaining unified wired and wireless visibility and management is key for BYOD. This white paper discusses the most critical requirements for effective BYOD management and offers advice on how IT can successfully manage this trend.
Posted: 10 May 2013 | Published: 10 May 2013

Insight

Hot Tips for Securing Your Wireless Network
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Everyone from the home user to the corporate enterprise needs to secure their Wi-Fi network. This white paper offers 11 tips for securing your Wi-Fi network, including encryption, password management, and more.
Posted: 07 May 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

Sophos, Inc.

Achieving a BYOD (Bring-Your-Own-Device) Strategy That Works for You
sponsored by Insight
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn five key steps that will help you create a successful BYOD management strategy. Read on and learn the best ways to address device policies, security threats, employee awareness, and more.
Posted: 06 May 2013 | Published: 06 May 2013

Insight
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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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