Smart Phone and Tablet Problems Can Let Your Cloud Data Slip Out the Back Door
When you put your data “out in the cloud”, you will want to get it back eventually. Maybe even interact with it frequently. You lost direct control and even the visibility of the control of your data when you moved it to the cloud. Just how much you lose depends on the cloud service model, […]
Developing an Mobile Device Security Reference Architecture – Your Help Needed
Several times in recent months, I have been asked to recommend some sort of mobile device security reference architecture. My initial reaction was sure, let’s have a look and see what Google brings up and we can evaluate those architectures. To my surprise, nothing came back! It seems therefore that right now the World is […]
NFC a Security Risk?
Ever since NFC appeared, I been waiting for it to be used as the basis of an attack. I’m not particularly delighted to report that my concerns have been vindicated: Security researchers at the EuSecWest Conference in Amsterdam demonstrated an attack which allowed them to install any file onto a Samsung Galaxy S3 via NFC. The good […]
New Course: Mobile Application and Device Security: Hands-On
Learning Tree is introducing a new course in October entitled “Mobile Application And Device Security” (Course 2781). You can find the details at the course page. Just about every technical publication seems to have articles about BYOD or mobile device security. This is a big issue for most enterprises. Everyone seems to have a table […]