Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly - Week of September 7, 2014

Welcome to the Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly, our newest online newsletter. Mobile Cyber Security will focus on the most interesting news, articles and links related to mobile and cyber security, mobile malware, mobile application management, cyber warfare (and more!) that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting market trend information.

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Only half of people in the UK feel safe using a smartphone, compared to 69 percent on a PC, and only six percent of British workers are given guidance on mobile app security, according to a study by mobile data gateway company Wandera. Read Original Content

Avast is the fastest growing cyber security app in Android history after it reached 100 million downloads in a shorter length of time than any other application in the mobile OS’s history. Read Original Content

Many health care organizations fail to protect patient information residing on personal and work-issued mobile devices used in patient care, according to a Forrester Research Inc. survey. Read Original Content

The cost and time to mobilize enterprise applications can actually meet or exceed the original cost and time to implement those systems. In their new report, “StarMobile Transforms Enterprise Apps into Mobile Apps”, 451 Research details the advantages of StarMobile’s app development tool and how it can drastically reduce the cost and time to mobilize enterprise applications. Download report here: http://starmobileinc.com/report-451research-starmobile-transforms-mobile-apps-into-enterprise-apps/

Gartner recently predicted worldwide information security spending will reach $71.1 billion in 2014, a 7.9 percent year-over-year increase. The research firm also said it expects next year's total information security spending to increase 8.2 percent to $76.9 billion. Read Original Content

According to IT Market Research Reports, the global cyber security market is expected to experience a CAGR growth of 4.62 percent during 2014-2024. Read Original Content
Analysts forecast the global M2M network security market will grow at a CAGR of 22.9 percent over the period 2013-2018. According to the report, The global M2M network security market is majorly driven by the rise in adoption of M2M applications. Read Original Content

MarketsandMarkets forecasts the global security testing market is expected to grow from $2.47 billion in 2014 to $4.96 billion by 2019. This represents an estimated compound annual growth rate of 14.9 percent from 2014 to 2019. Read Original Content

Annual spending on cyber security is likely to rise to $123 billion in 2020 from $69 billion last year, according to a January report from the World Economic Forum and McKinsey & Co. Read Original Content

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