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  • Verify the security of your mobile apps

    The enterprise is increasingly turning to mobile app developers for solutions to leverage interest in BYOD. Gartner estimates that 70% of mobile professionals will conduct their work on personal smart devices by 2018. The app development boom has fostered a competitive environment for developers and there is a focus on speed. But In the rush to deploy enterprise apps and start reaping the benefits, it is easy to overlook key security risks that could cause irreparable damage to your business.

  • DroidDream turns Androids into zombies

    The malicious code that led Google to remove more than 50 Trojan applications from the Android Marketplace appears to mainly be a "dropper" -- a program designed to load other code to further compromise the affected smartphone, according to a security firm's analysis.

  • Proofpoint moves into mobile mail security

    There's no doubt that the momentum in computing adoption is with mobile meaning enterprises will have to protect the communications that emanate from, and are sent to, these devices.