Mobile Device Security

  • January 18, 2006 18 Jan'06

    Fixes in for BlackBerry vulnerability

    Attackers could exploit a security hole in the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to block attachments or launch malicious code.

  • December 14, 2005 14 Dec'05

    'Unwired' Series: Preventing danger on the rails

    A transportation firm uses wireless technology to keep the trains running on time. But securing mobile devices isn't easy when they're spread across the globe.

  • November 28, 2005 28 Nov'05

    Study: Office likely location for laptop lifts

    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 21 Nov'05

    Nokia takes stab at RIM with Intellisync deal

    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 14 Nov'05

    Wireless e-mail a primary security concern

    A new survey points out mobile anxieties among companies -- and wireless e-mail tops the list.

  • November 09, 2005 09 Nov'05

    Loss, theft still No. 1 threat to mobile data

    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 26 Oct'05

    Symantec making waves in mobile device security

    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 19 Oct'05

    This cell phone fraud has a familiar ring

    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 12 Oct'05

    Laptops lifted right under corporate noses

    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 15 Jul'05

    Conquering the keys to convergence

    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 23 Nov'04

    ReefEdge cuts staff, reworks strategy

    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 10 Aug'04

    Bluetooth: Security's 'silent killer'

    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 30 Jun'04

    Small changes can thwart WLAN hackers

    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 09 Mar'04

    Wi-Fi security must go beyond encryption

    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 16 Feb'04

    Gartner advises firms to deactivate Bluetooth

    Following security warnings about Bluetooth from handset makers Nokia and Sony Ericsson, Gartner is advising most enterprises to deactivate Bluetooth on their mobile devices.