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4 information security threats that will dominate 2017 – CIO

As with previous years, 2016 saw no shortage of data breaches. Looking ahead to 2017, the Information Security Forum (ISF), a global, independent information security body that focuses on cyber

Mobile

Verizon Pushing Loads of Updates to Android Devices Before Year’s End

There’s no doubt that carrier-branded smartphones are getting updates at a much slower pace than unlocked models. On top of that, Verizon is not among the US carriers that update

Software

Are your enterprise apps secure?

The use of mobile devices continues to increase, with there being no sign of it slowing down anytime soon. The use of mobile apps is also increasing and is completely

Identity Theft

IT officials: Data breach required ‘average computer skills’

New Hampshire’s top information security official says a data breach that led to personal information of up to 15,000 people being posted online required “average computer skills” and was not

Industry Insights

The Next Sector To Invest In Cybersecurity – BW Disrupt

“Global spending on cybersecurity products and services for defending against cybercrime is projected to exceed $1 trillion cumulatively over the next five years, from 2017 to 2021.” The Israeli startups

Industry Insights

Top 5 cybersecurity facts, figures, and statistics for 2017 – CSO Online

It all begins and ends with cybercrime. Without it, there’s nothing to cyber-defend. The cybersecurity community and major media have largely concurred on the prediction that cybercrime damages will cost

Mobile

66 Percent of U.S. Consumers Have Given Their Phone Passcodes to Others – eSecurity Planet

A recent Keepsafe survey [PDF] of 1,000 U.S. consumers found that 66 percent have given their phone passcode to someone else, and 74 percent have handed their phone to someone

BYOD/Big Data

Big Data, Security To Have The Highest Growth Potential In 2017 12/29/2016

Big Data, security, VR/AR, and FinTech will be the sectors with highest growth potential in 2017, according to findings from a survey gauging the sentiment of tech investors. SharesPost, which

Cloud

Don’t Let Cloud Complacency Get The Upper Hand – Cloud Services content from MSPmentor

Will 2017 finally witness “the big one,” the massive cloud computing breach that so many predict is inevitable? Security practitioners have heard similar refrains before and would be excused for

Mobile

Global Mobile Security Software Market to grow at a CAGR of 7.99% during 2016-2020 – SAT Press Releases

Albany, NY, Dec 28: It broadly encompasses the protection of smart devices from malware, data theft, unauthorized access, viruses, spyware, hacker attacks, online identity theft, and accidental loss. It also