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Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly - Week of November 16, 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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Financial services companies plan to bolster their cyber security budgets by about $2 billion over the next two years, according to accounting and consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers. Read Original Content

BlackBerry is expanding its efforts to sell mobile-security software on its rivals' smartphones and tablets to help counter the waning popularity of its own devices. Read Original Content

According to Spiceworks, Small and midsized businesses have embraced the so-called "bring your own device" trend, but many are ignoring the security lessons of the past. Read Original Content

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A report from Check Point Software Technologies has found 95 percent of IT professionals face challenges with the security of BYOD – and even more are concerned about mobile security incidents. Read Original Content

The annual look at technology hiring trends by research firm Robert Half Technology concludes mobile, big data and network security are driving businesses trends now, and will shape 2015 hiring trends in the tech fields. Read Original Content

More than 40 percent of UK businesses have suffered a security breach from work mobile phones in the past 12 months, according to BT, which has warned companies are not taking the dangers of smartphones seriously enough. Read Original Content

The U.S. and China made little if any progress on cyber security when President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping met at this week’s Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Beijing. Read Original Content

Microsoft Corp. has purchased Israeli cyber security startup Aorato, in a deal people familiar with the matter valued at about $200 million. Read Original Content

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