Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly – Week of November 2, 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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Analysts at Research and Markets forecast the cyber security market in the US government sector will grow at a combined annual growth rate of 7.41 percent during the period 2013-2018. Read Original Content

Verizon is adding cyber-security tools from FireEye to its managed services portfolio to help enterprises maintain data and network security. Read Original Content

President Obama announced plans to change all US government-issued credit and debit cards to a new technology designed to foil cyber thieves, setting an example meant to inspire changes in the payment card and retail industries. 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:

The European cyber security solutions and services market is estimated to grow from $25.04 billion in 2014 to $35.53 billion by 2019, at a combined annual growth rate of 7.2 percent from 2014 to 2019. Read Original Content

A recent study "Weathering the Mobile Storm" found 98 percent of IT professionals are concerned with the potential security impacts mobile devices can have on the workplace. However, less than half of respondents are either using or plan to use mobile device management or antivirus/malware software to secure and protect devices within the next year. Read Original Content
A survey of federal IT managers in both the civilian and defense sectors showed a shift in cyber security concerns from outside actors to insider threats and a focus on the need to educate employees. Read Original Content

TechNavio's analysts forecast the global smart grid cyber security market to grow at a combined annual growth rate of 29.43 percent over the period 2012-2016. Read Original Content

Millions of Samsung devices may be at risk of attack due to a vulnerability in the firm's Find My Mobile service. An Egyptian security researcher has discovered a way to hack into the service and remotely unlock handsets from a PC. Read Original Content

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