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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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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

PCI Council issues mobile application rules for software developers
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EGUIDE: The Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council has demanded the development of mobile applications that include comprehensive security controls. This expert resource will help you understand what the new guidelines call for in terms of security controls, the history behind these standards, and further developments.
Posted: 25 Apr 2013 | Published: 25 Apr 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Discover the Risks and Rewards Behind a Mobile Workforce
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: Read this expert guide to learn more about how mobile devices are affecting productivity in the workplace, the top security issues concerning mobile devices, and how to balance risk with productivity effectively.
Posted: 22 Apr 2013 | Published: 22 Apr 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Underexposed risks of public Wi-Fi hotspots
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Information Security series assess the hidden security risks of public Wi-Fi  hotspots.
Posted: 15 Mar 2013 | Published: 15 Mar 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Mobile Device Management Systems Help Mitigate BYOD Risks
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EGUIDE: This whitepaper will help you learn how mobile device management (MDM) can be used to mitigate the risks associated with mobility and BYOD. Learn more about multi-platform MDM, lifecycle management, enforcing compliance, and other topics.
Posted: 12 Mar 2013 | Published: 12 Mar 2013

SearchSecurity.com

BYOD Advantages: Save Money, Mobilize Workers, Embrace the Cloud
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EGUIDE: This E-Guide from SearchConsumerization.com explores how – with the proper security and management strategies – BYOD can be a win-win for both your employees and your organization. View now to learn more!
Posted: 26 Feb 2013 | Published: 26 Feb 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Keeping Up With Network Needs: Five WLAN Questions Answered
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EGUIDE: In this E-Guide from SearchNetworking.com, wireless expert Lisa A. Phifer takes a look at the top challenges facing the WLAN environment and answers our readers' top after-implementation WLAN questions regarding issues plaguing today's network engineers.
Posted: 12 Feb 2013 | Published: 12 Feb 2013

SearchSecurity.com

WLAN Planning For BYOD
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EGUIDE: This E-Guide from SearchNetworking.com explores the impact BYOD is having on the WLAN and what you need to do to provide a quality experience to your mobile users without compromising security or control.
Posted: 08 Feb 2013 | Published: 08 Feb 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Tablets & Smartphones in the Enterprise
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EGUIDE: Frantic IT departments are being forced to manage BYOD on the fly. Read this white paper to get strategic, practical advice on how to manage this consumer-driven trend.
Posted: 28 Jan 2013 | Published: 01 Jan 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Managing Mobile Application Security in the BYO Device Era
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EGUIDE: Smartphone success can be greatly attributed to mobile applications. Unfortunately, just as mobile app usage increases, so does the prevalence of malware. Is your organization ready to manage mobile app security in a BYOD world? If not, read this expert E-Guide now!
Posted: 04 Jan 2013 | Published: 04 Jan 2013

SearchSecurity.com

BYOD Security Policy Considerations and Best Practices
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EGUIDE: This E-Guide from SearchConsumerization.com unveils best practices for creating your enterprise's bring your own device (BYOD) policy and steps you should take to ensure access and freedom for your employees without sacrificing corporate security and control.
Posted: 26 Nov 2012 | Published: 26 Nov 2012

SearchSecurity.com

Presentation Transcript: BYOD: The Risks of Allowing Personal Mobile Devices On Corporate Networks and How to Mitigate Them
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PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Uncover why MDM and MAM are inefficient at solving the real problem mobile devices present to your network: traffic.
Posted: 20 Nov 2012 | Published: 20 Nov 2012

SearchSecurity.com

Wireless LAN ITDC - Checklist #3
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This is the third piece in SearchNetworking.com's three-part guide on wireless products. This expert asset takes a deep dive into the requirements that should seal the deal in terms of final considerations when purchasing a wireless solution.
Posted: 23 Oct 2012 | Published: 23 Oct 2012

SearchSecurity.com

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

E-Zine: Wired and wireless: Can you achieve an integrated network
sponsored by SearchNetworking.com
EZINE: This expert E-Zine will help IT professionals learn more about the challenges of networking and some best practices for managing wired and wireless technologies. Read on to learn more about unified architecture, unified wireless management, combining wired and wireless security, and more.
Posted: 18 Apr 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2011

SearchNetworking.com

Dispelling Top Ten Wireless Security Myths
sponsored by AirTight Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Don't fall victim to security myths. This resource will help you debunk the top 10 wireless security myths floating around today. Find out the truth when it comes to firewall and intrusion detection systems, wireless security threats, using WEP to secure WIFI communication, and more.
Posted: 17 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

AirTight Networks, Inc.

Security in the Age of Mobility
sponsored by Trend Micro
WHITE PAPER: This resource will give you a comprehensive look at the threats that mobile users and mobile organizations face today. Learn more about data breaches, social media threats, and more.
Posted: 15 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Trend Micro

Network Security Technologies Technical Guide
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
WHITE PAPER: Read this expert guide to learn about the latest trends and risks that threaten today's networks. Learn more about modern threat detection, device security, security assessments and more.
Posted: 03 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

SearchSecurity.com

Network Security Essential Guide
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
WHITE PAPER: The increasing complexity of network attack methods has made it necessary to implement equally complex security tools and - more importantly - strategies. Read this Essential Guide on information security to learn more about key elements of a well-coordinated security strategy.
Posted: 06 Feb 2013 | Published: 06 Feb 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Network Evolution February 2013
sponsored by SearchNetworking.com
EZINE: This month's cover story, "BYOD Challenges That Lurk Beyond Network Security", discusses five specific networking challenges associated with BYOD and examines the steps organizations have taken in an attempt to handle these issues.
Posted: 01 Feb 2013 | Published: 01 Feb 2013

SearchNetworking.com

Tutorial: Five Steps to Effective Wireless Networking in Healthcare
sponsored by HP & Intel®
EGUIDE: This e-guide from SearchHealthIT.com demonstrates how health IT administrators should plan, implement and manage wireless networks within their respected facilities. Read now for five steps to effective wireless networking in health care.
Posted: 30 Nov 2012 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

HP & Intel®

HIT Managers Tackle Hospital Wireless Implementation Challenges
sponsored by HP & Intel®
EGUIDE: This e-guide outlines the challenges today's hospitals may encounter when implementing wireless networks. Inside, uncover expert tips and recommendations for creating a wireless network built for the long-term.
Posted: 30 Nov 2012 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

HP & Intel®

Bring Your Own Design: Simplifying BYOD with Ruckus Wireless
sponsored by Ruckus Wireless
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Uncover how to use the right Wi-Fi access points (APs) in your organization to embrace the bring your own device (BYOD) movement without sacrificing the security or manageability of your wireless network.
Posted: 04 Oct 2012 | Published: 04 Oct 2012

Ruckus Wireless
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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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