With users flocking toward mobile platforms, fraudsters will join as well. But businesses have a bigger problem: What to do about employees wanting to use their devices to connect to the corporate network.
As security professionals try and grapple with one of the biggest challenges in the industry, the key to embracing a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) environment is clear visibility.
Before flocking to a mobile policy in which employees are permitted to connect their smartphones and tablets to the corporate network, consider that the return on investment may not be all it is cracked up to be -- security being a big reason why.
With the holidays right around the corner, expect many workers to soon be returning from their breaks with shiny new personal devices, like an iPad, in hand -- and wanting to connect them to the corporate network. IT departments must have a response plan in place.
Apple booted famed researcher Charlie Miller from its developer program after he created an iPhone app that exploits a code-execution vulnerability.
No longer with the option of saying "no" to its employees, organizations are finding that solutions and techniques exist for managing and securing the mobile devices workers wish to connect to the corporate network.
Apple on Friday issued an update for its iOS mobile operating system, addressing a security flaw being used to jailbreak iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch devices.
Apple on Thursday said it is working to fix a security flaw in its iOS mobile operating system that soon could be used by criminals to gain access to users' devices.
A new, web-based jailbreaking tool available for the iPad 2 leverages a vulnerability in the way Apple's mobile operating system, iOS, handles PDF files.
A San Francisco man who was charged with exploiting a flaw on the AT&T website to obtain personal information about Apple iPad subscribers has pleaded guilty, prosecutors said Thursday.
Apple this week issued an update to address rampant concerns that its iPhone and iPad devices are collecting and storing information about users' locations.
Apple has denied logging users' locations and promised to release a software update to change the way it stores data on iPhones.
Google and Apple are facing heat from U.S. and foreign lawmakers over the discovery that their smartphone and tablet devices are collecting and storing information about users' locations.
Anonymous location data being collected off smartphones is nothing new, but some privacy experts worry about the implication if law enforcement wants access to it.
Apple released a number of security updates for Mac OS X, Safari and iOS.
The rapid shift in technology requires a major re-think of how we deploy security.
Will 2011 be the year that threats against Mac platforms and devices finally reach the tipping point? Yes, according to a number of security firms.
As Apple devices gain more traction in the office, IT administrators must follow best practices to ensure these endpoints can be trusted.
Users may soon be able to run Flash within an app on an iPhone or iPad.