Mobile Device Security
- November 28, 2005
A recent study by Credant Technologies found the office to be the most common place for a laptop to be stolen, despite physical security measures. Of laptops that are filched, about 90% contain sensitive information.
- November 21, 2005
In a play that could offer businesses more options in wireless e-mail and other mobile applications, Nokia announced plans last week to buy Intellisync for more than $400 million.
- November 14, 2005
A new survey points out mobile anxieties among companies -- and wireless e-mail tops the list.
- November 09, 2005
While hackers, worms and viruses can attack a wireless network, experts say valuable data more often becomes the victim when a device is lost or stolen.
- October 26, 2005
Symantec's pairing with Nokia and purchase of Sygate indicates that the security company is continuing to look for ways to protect devices and networks.
- October 19, 2005
A new study says the mobile content industry is losing billions through ringtone theft and fraud -- a trend that will continue if the market doesn't wizen up.
- October 12, 2005
A new survey of Global 2000 professionals shows most laptops are lost or stolen at work and hold the kind of secrets that should give everyone goose bumps.
- July 15, 2005
Device and application convergence is becoming more important to all enterprises, but several challenges, especially related to mobile devices, could stand in the way.
- November 23, 2004
The wireless LAN security and management vendor has trimmed its staff and is reworking its strategy, the latest sign that the WLAN market could be moving toward a dramatic consolidation.
- August 10, 2004
Bluetooth is becoming commonplace in the enterprise and otherwise, but researchers say Bluetooth devices aren't secure and can threaten the security of corporate network data.
- June 30, 2004
Stopping wireless intruders isn't hard, but one expert says most companies neglect the simple tasks that can keep wireless LANs secure.
- March 09, 2004
At Gartner's Wireless and Mobile Summit, a top analyst said that keeping a Wi-Fi network safe takes much more than the latest encryption -- it takes strong policies as well.
- February 16, 2004
Following security warnings about Bluetooth from handset makers Nokia and Sony Ericsson, Gartner is advising most enterprises to deactivate Bluetooth on their mobile devices.
- October 21, 2003
A federal regulation set to take effect next month may worsen one industry's notoriously bad customer retention rates.
- October 20, 2003
Wireless Security Corp. is offering a new service that lets SMBs outsource Wi-Fi security and authentication, helping companies with the difficult and time-consuming task of managing wireless security.