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Posts Tagged ‘Mobile Security’

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    Top 10 tips on how to protect your device from malware

    January 26, 2016 • Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

    Mobile malware is on the increase and the purpose of almost all of it is to generate income for cybercriminals. Some malware can monitor devices for banking transactions, gathering sensitive details like passwords and account numbers. Quite common is malware...

  • Mobile apps

    New malware targets Android users for financial gain

    January 25, 2016 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on New malware targets Android users for financial gain

    Kaspersky Lab’s Anti-Malware Research team has discovered Asacub – a new malware that targets Android users for financial gain. When first identified, Asacub displayed all the signs of an information stealing malware; however some versions of the Trojan...

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    IT departments in SA still restrict users from accessing sensitive data

    November 5, 2015 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on IT departments in SA still restrict users from accessing sensitive data

    Organizations are challenged to meet demands for greater mobility as 90% of IT departments in South Africa still restrict users from accessing sensitive corporate data and resources from mobile devices. This is according to a recent survey amongst South...

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    Top 8 ways to protect mobile apps in Africa

    October 8, 2015 • Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 8 ways to protect mobile apps in Africa

    According to a report released by Scallon Communications in October 2014, more than half of all South African organizations experienced mobile security breaches over the preceding year. This isn’t surprising given the vast numbers of people who now use...

  • Kaspersky Lab

    A quarter of users don’t understand the risks of Mobile Cyberthreats

    March 24, 2015 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on A quarter of users don’t understand the risks of Mobile Cyberthreats

    Mobile devices are more popular than ever, especially across the African continent, but their owners still underestimate the danger they might encounter. According to a survey conducted by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International, 28% of users globally know...

  • CA Technologies

    Study reveals application economy demands new approach to security

    February 16, 2015 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Study reveals application economy demands new approach to security

    Protection is still the main driver for security, but a new study reveals that organisations understand that the application economy demands a new view and approach to security. The study by CA Technologies dubbed “8 Steps to Modernise Security for the...

  • Martin Walshaw

    Mobile banking and how to stay secure

    February 16, 2015 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Mobile banking and how to stay secure

    Before mobile banking becomes truly universal, banks and financial institutions must consider the balance between security and usability, says Martin Walshaw, senior engineer at F5 Networks. We live in an app world. We shop through apps, we catch up with the...

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    Kenya king of mobile banking even with privacy concerns

    October 10, 2014 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya king of mobile banking even with privacy concerns

    Mobile privacy is the single biggest concern for today’s mobile consumers and remains the largest obstacle to growth, according to MEF’s fourth Global Consumer Survey, which analysed consumer behaviour from 15,000 respondents in 15 countries. According to...

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    Gemalto offers mobile security through latest Connection Hub

    September 8, 2014 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Gemalto offers mobile security through latest Connection Hub

    Gemalto has introduced its Allynis Trusted Services Hub, a business service that is intended to enable financial institutions, enterprises, transport operators and digital service providers to benefit from a single connection in order to securely deploy their...

  • Kaspersky Lab

    Kaspersky Lab unveils Fake ID Scanner for Android

    August 15, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Kaspersky Lab unveils Fake ID Scanner for Android

    Kaspersky Lab has released a free mobile application for device running the Android operating system. According to the company, Kaspersky Fake ID Scanner scans smartphones and tablets for vulnerabilities that place users’ valuable data, privacy and even...

  • Richard Broeke, spokesperson for IT security provider, Securicom. (Image source: Securicom)

    Mobile security vs Mobile Device Management – there’s a difference

    April 2, 2014 • OpinionComments Off on Mobile security vs Mobile Device Management – there’s a difference

    Companies are going to have to move away from a mobile security stance to a mobile device management approach if they are going to embrace Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) without compromising information security. Richard Broeke, an IT security expert at...

  • Juniper research predicts that by 2018 there will be over 1 billion employee-owned mobile devices in the enterprise space. (Image source: Shutterstock.com)

    Over 1 billion employee-owned mobile devices by 2018

    November 25, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Over 1 billion employee-owned mobile devices by 2018

    Decision makers in business may have to consider more than one policy or measure in their future BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) strategies. According to a report by Juniper Research, by the year 2018 there is expected to be more than 1 billion employee-owned...

  • Norton Symantec to strengthen SA market

    October 25, 2012 • SecurityComments Off on Norton Symantec to strengthen SA market

    Norton Symantec is one of the few international antivirus and malware distributors that have a presence in South Africa and the company is taking active steps to increase awareness of mobile security and updating local coverage. While Norton Symantec...

  • Sophos launches Android Mobile Security

    July 31, 2012 • SecurityComments Off on Sophos launches Android Mobile Security

    As part of its Complete Mobile Security initiative, Sophos has announced the availability of Sophos Mobile Security, a free lightweight anti-virus app that protects Android devices against malware, privacy issues and hardware loss—without reducing...

  • Kaspersky launches new Mobile Security

    July 3, 2012 • SecurityComments (1)

    Kaspersky Lab presented a new version of Kaspersky Mobile Security, which provides integrated protection for Android smartphones. The program’s updated version offers new features, including ways to block infected and phishing websites used by...

  • 55% of Mobile Devices Using Unprotected Wi-Fi Networks

    June 26, 2012 • SecurityComments Off on 55% of Mobile Devices Using Unprotected Wi-Fi Networks

    The data on most mobile devices could easily fall into the hands of cybercriminals. That’s the alarming conclusion reached by Kaspersky Lab experts based on research carried out by Harris Interactive in February-March 2012. In order to understand customer...