Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Kevin Benedict's Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly – Week of January 11, 2015

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.

Also read Connected Globe News Weekly
Also read Field Mobility News Weekly
Also read Mobile Commerce News Weekly
Also read Mobile Health News Weekly
Also read Mobility News Weekly

Looking for an enterprise mobility solution?  Read the Mobile Solution Directory Here!

Industry analysts forecast growth in mobile security to reach $11 billion in the coming year as consumers look to secure devices and identity protection platforms for online purchases. Read Original Content

Reportstack has announced a new market research report on the global mobile security market, which is expected to post a compound annual growth rate of 38.3 percent from 2014-2018. Read Original Content

According to the Cisco 2014 Annual Security Report, 99 percent of all mobile malware was directed toward Android OS devices. Read Original Content

B2M Solutions’ mobile software delivers valuable insight and actionable analytics for enterprise customers. Business leaders and managers within the mission critical, rugged mobile enterprise now have operational views of key business and technology analytics affecting performance and productivity. B2M software is developed with specific functionality to help organizations identify and unblock mobility problems as soon as, or even before, they occur, allowing customers to sustain critical business processes and gain competitive advantages. To Lean more visit  This newsletter is sponsored in part by B2M Solutions

Chicago-based Boeing is withdrawing from the commercial cyber security business after buying Narus in 2010. The aerospace giant will continue to develop cyber security technology for government and defense customers. Read Original Content

U.S. President Barack Obama will spend most of the coming week previewing more of the proposals he will outline in his annual State of the Union policy address, including on identity theft, electronic privacy and cybersecurity, the White House says. Read Original Content

JAPAN has added cyber security to the growing list of areas in which it is seeking closer collaboration with Australia as officials in Tokyo continue to refer to the Australia-Japan relationship as a “quasi alliance”. Read Original Content

The Obama administration has sought China’s help in recent days in blocking North Korea’s ability to launch cyber attacks, the first steps toward the “proportional response” President Obama vowed to make North pay for the assault on Sony Pictures — and as part of a campaign to issue a broader warning against future hacking, according to senior administration officials. Read Original Content

JPMorgan Chase disclosed Thursday that a cyber attack over the summer compromised the accounts of 76 million households and seven million small businesses, far more than originally estimated. Read Original Content

Latest Articles on

Code Halos, Hyper-Personalization and LinkedIn

The Future of Work and You
Kevin Benedict Interviews Corning Inc.'s Digital Transformation Expert Grace Alcivar
An Interview with World Traveler and BI Expert Mico Yuk
Robotics and Business Process Services - The Interview
Interview with Digital Marketing Expert Will Reese
The State of Mobile Enterprise Collaboration: Challenges and Opportunities
Is Email Destroying Productivity? Hear from Expert Jack C. Crawford
Kevin Benedict Interviews Social Media Expert Gerry Moran
Kevin Benedict Interviews Digital Transformation Expert Ved Sen

Whitepapers of Note

Don't Get SMACked - How Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud are Reshaping the Enterprise
Making BYOD Work for Your Organization

Kevin Benedict
Writer, Speaker, Senior Analyst
Digital Transformation, EBA, Center for the Future of Work Cognizant
View my profile on LinkedIn
Learn about mobile strategies at
Follow me on Twitter @krbenedict
Subscribe to Kevin'sYouTube Channel
Join the Linkedin Group Strategic Enterprise Mobility
Join the Google+ Community Mobile Enterprise Strategies
***Full Disclosure: These are my personal opinions. No company is silly enough to claim them. I am a mobility and digital transformation analyst, consultant and writer. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.