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Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly – Week of October 12, 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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JPMorgan Chase Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon said the biggest U.S. bank will probably double its $250 million annual computer-security budget within the next five years. Read Original Content

To strengthen the safety of medical devices, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has finalized recommendations to manufacturers for managing cyber security risks to better protect patient health and information. Read Original Content

Google's upcoming new mobile operating system, Android L, will for the first time include provisions to encrypt user data by default, rather than providing encryption only after it is turned on by users. Read Original Content

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Israel now accounts for sevent percent of the $60 billion a year global cyber security market and 13 percent of new R&D in the sector. Read Original Content

The Asia-Pacific cyber security market is expected to grow at about 13.4 percent yearly, to reach US $26 billion (S $33 billion) by 2017. Read Original Content

Days after GM announced the appointment of a chief security officer, automotive cyber security has gotten another boost with a $4 million Series A funding shot for car-focused Argus Cyber Security. Read Original Content

According to the Strategic Defense Intelligence the cyber security market is predicted to post growth at a five percent CAGR through 2024. Read Original Content

The BFSI security market is expected to grow from $21.53 billion in 2014 to $37.35 billion by 2019, at an estimated compound annual growth rate of 11.6 percent from 2014 to 2019. North America is the largest market for BFSI security. Read Original Content

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