UK consumers committed to mobile privacy

Spurred by high-profile data breaches, Edward Snowden’s revelations, and by the growing awareness that their smartphones hold a lot of sensitive data, most UK users have …

Smartwatches and corporate data

I was super excited when my wife got me a smartwatch. In addition to the geeky coolness factor of a smartwatch, being a long-time security professional I was also interested …

Mobile apps left vulnerable for months

McAfee Labs researchers found that mobile app providers have been slow to address the most basic SSL vulnerabilities: improper digital certificate chain validation. In …

BYOD: Better stay used to it

BYOD is a common trend in organizations today. Businesses may be thrilled they don’t have to pay for tablets or smartphones for their workforce and don’t usually …

16 million mobile devices infected by malware

Security threats to mobile and residential devices and attacks on communications networks rose in 2014, threatening personal and corporate privacy and information. …

How public Wi-Fi puts unprotected users at risk

76% of American smartphone and tablet users are at risk of privacy loss and identity theft via public Wi-Fi networks. The risk of using public Wi-Fi without a protected …

Five key IT security trends for 2015

Here’s a look at five key IT security trends and solutions for 2015. Rise in security breaches The current high level of security breaches, from the largest organization …