Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly – Week of September 14, 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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A recent report from Forrester Research has found mobile security is still lacking, and that lack of protection is putting hospitals at risk. Read Original Content

A global study was recently conducted by ICO, looking into the type of mobile security that has been worked into apps in order to help to protect the privacy of the user. The study determined the typical application is coming up short. Read Original Content

SAP has partnered with Ericsson to produce an open mobility platform that is secure and device-friendly, said SAP CEO Bill McDermott at CTIA 2014 in Las Vegas. 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/

Through 2015 more than 75 percent of mobile applications will fail basic security tests, according to Gartner. Enterprise employees download from app stores and use mobile applications that can access enterprise assets or perform business functions, and these applications have little or no security assurances. Read Original Content

Singapore's Cyber-Watch Centre is being upgraded to include more detection capabilities to counter increasing threats against government systems. By January of next year, the center will be able to track unauthorized changes to websites and network traffic to detect malicious files and potential data leakages. Read Original Content
As part of its efforts to combat rising cyber threats and attacks, the Army has launched a cyber brigade and could start a new cyber branch as soon as the second week of October, an official said. Read Original Content

According to Strategic Defence Intelligence the global cyber security market is expected to experience a CAGR growth of 4.62 percent during 2014-2024. Read Original Content

TechNavio's analysts forecast the global M2M network security market will grow at a CAGR of 22.9 percent over the period 2013-2018. 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. Read Original Content

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