How to ensure mobile apps are secure for the enterprise

By Michelle Drolet . 12 Feb 2013

As the app revolution has gathered pace and smartphones and tablets have become ubiquitous, the importance of testing app security has grown. Many companies have embraced the BYOD trend. They may even have developed applications that enable employees to have 24/7 access to business data and tools. The benefits can be counted in productivity boosts … Continue reading How to ensure mobile apps are secure for the enterprise

Mobile Devices Get Means For Tamper-Evident Forensic Auditing

By Michelle Drolet . 5 Feb 2013

The convenience of mobile devices has led to their rapid proliferation in the work place. But along with that convenience come security and compliance issues contributing to the degeneration of trust. Risk management for mobile devices is of rising concern, particularly in highly regulated industries such as healthcare and finance. In order to detect security … Continue reading Mobile Devices Get Means For Tamper-Evident Forensic Auditing

BYOD Brings on a War of Worry

By Michelle Drolet . 28 Jan 2013

It appears that BYOD, “Bring Your Own Device” to work, is beyond just being a growing trend if not currently a sanctioned practice within the corporate walls. It may seem that bowing to this desire on the parts of employees would have a lot to offer, not the least of which is a reduction in … Continue reading BYOD Brings on a War of Worry

Beware of BYOD trend wreaking havoc

By Michelle Drolet . 19 Dec 2012

Bringing mobile devices to work? Not so fast. Like it or not, the line between the workplace and the home is blurring. Work-at-home arrangements are becoming more common and cloud services make it easier to co-ordinate teams online. People are constantly on call, with the ability to check their emails and stay in touch wherever … Continue reading Beware of BYOD trend wreaking havoc

Mobile Devices Get Means for Tamper-evident Forensic Auditing

By Michelle Drolet . 11 Dec 2012

Providing early evidence of tampering can shorten investigation times for breaches and audits. The convenience of mobile devices has led to their rapid proliferation in the workplace. But along with that convenience comes security and compliance issues contributing to the degeneration of trust. Risk management for mobile devices is of rising concern, particularly in highly … Continue reading Mobile Devices Get Means for Tamper-evident Forensic Auditing

Hackers leak 1 million Apple device IDs

By Michelle Drolet . 3 Sep 2012

To cap off a summer of devastating corporate data breaches, hackers yesterday posted online what might be the crown jewel of 2012 data dumps: 1 million identification numbers for Apple iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch’s, all purportedly stolen from the FBI. There may also be an additional 11 million Apple device IDs yet to be … Continue reading Hackers leak 1 million Apple device IDs

Why You Need A Mobile Device Policy

By Michelle Drolet . 9 Aug 2012

Whether you choose to embrace it or try to resist it, the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) trend is set to grow. A study by Cisco Systems found that 78 percent of white-collar workers in the U.S. use a mobile device for work and 41 percent indicated that most smartphones that connect to the company … Continue reading Why You Need A Mobile Device Policy

Apple iCloud breach proves Wozniak’s point about cloud risks

By Michelle Drolet . 7 Aug 2012

In a great article by Ted Samson at InfoWorld, that not even a complex, 16-character password guarantees that your cloud-based data and devices are secure. Here is what Ted had to say: This past weekend, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak predicted that cloud computing would yield “horrible problems” in coming years. By extraordinary coincidence, Wired reporter … Continue reading Apple iCloud breach proves Wozniak’s point about cloud risks

The BYOD – Trend Continues to Grow

By Michelle Drolet . 2 Jul 2012

Like it or not, the line between the workplace and the home is blurring. Work-at-home arrangements are becoming more common and cloud services make it easier to coordinate teams online. People are constantly on call, with the ability to check their emails and stay in touch wherever they are. The days of having a personal … Continue reading The BYOD – Trend Continues to Grow

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