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Kevin Benedict's Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly – Week of January 25, 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.

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Intel Security has announced its McAfee Mobile Security software will be pre-installed in the Samsung smartphones running the Tizen open-source operating system. Read Original Content

According to Research and Markets, the global mobile security market to grow at a combined annual growth rate of 38.3 percent over the period 2013-2018. Read Original Content

Lookout reports 2014 saw an astounding 75 percent increase in Android mobile malware encounter rates in the United States compared to 2013 an increase driven largely by prolific mobile threats that hold victims’ mobile devices hostage in exchange for payment, using a variety of coercion schemes. Read Original Content

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The global aviation cyber security market to grow at a combined annual growth rate of 4.74 percent over the period 2013-2018. Read Original Content

Vice President Biden, Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, and White House Science Advisor John Holdren are traveling to Norfolk State University in Norfolk, Virginia to announce the Department of Energy will provide a $25 million grant over the next five years to support cyber security education. Read Original Content

Northrop Grumman Corporation is among the companies that have been awarded a contract by the government of the United Kingdom to provide a range of cyber security solutions. Read Original Content

MarketsandMarkets expects the global encryption software market to grow from $1.85 billion in 2014 to $4.82 billion by 2019, at a compound annual growth rate of 21.1 percent during the forecast period 2014-2019. Read Original Content

The business community looks to spend $86 billion on information security globally by 2016, up from $62 billion in 2012, according to market research firm Gartner Group. Read Original Content

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***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.