Mobile Device Security

  • October 21, 2003 21 Oct'03

    The new churn concern

    A federal regulation set to take effect next month may worsen one industry's notoriously bad customer retention rates.

  • October 20, 2003 20 Oct'03

    Security provider offers Wi-Fi authentication for SMBs

    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.

  • June 17, 2003 17 Jun'03

    Improved Wi-Fi security is not for everyone yet

    The Wi-Fi Alliance has abandoned WEP for WPA. The industry is applauding the move away from the broken and maligned security protocol, but implementing WPA, especially in large user environments, presents its own challenges.

  • May 19, 2003 19 May'03

    Air Force base capitalizes on wireless system from IBM

    An Air Force base in Utah has recruited a new wireless system from IBM that it believes will save millions of dollars -- and a lot of time -- moving parts for its fighter jets.

  • May 07, 2003 07 May'03

    Monster courts a giant: The U.S. government

    One good Monster deserves another. That could be why's parent company is cozying up to the ultimate (spending) monster: the U.S. government. In this case, C isn't for cookie; it's for cash.

  • May 06, 2003 06 May'03

    Bluefire catches on at Johns Hopkins

    Bluefire Security Technologies has released its Mobile Firewall Plus software for securing handheld devices, and an IT director with Johns Hopkins Medicine says his company is using it to update PDA security profiles and to keep patient medical data...

  • April 29, 2003 29 Apr'03

    Granite State making peace with 'war driving'

    New Hampshire may tell folks to "Live Free Or Die," but it's about to tell wireless network owners to "Secure Well or Else."

  • April 11, 2003 11 Apr'03

    Experts: Good policy can mitigate mobile security risks

    It may be easy to store your client list on your company-issued PDA, but what happens if the device is lost or stolen? Experts say that an enterprise-wide mobile security policy can protect a company's interests in the event of a worst-case scenario...

  • November 15, 2002 15 Nov'02

    Company tackles wireless network security risks

    A senior security officer finally relents on allowing wireless networks inside his enterprise.