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Kevin Benedict's Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly – Week of February 22, 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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Around 16 million mobile devices worldwide were hit by malware as of the end of 2014, while attacks on communications networks rose during the year, according to new research by Alcatel-Lucent. Read Original Content

Nearly two-thirds of UK adults do not read the terms and conditions when downloading mobile apps, according to new research by Intel Security. Read Original Content

Recognizing the increased use of mobile apps at businesses, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, a U.S. government agency, has come forward with recommendations on vetting security of these applications with steps ranging from risk management to testing. Read Original Content

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The global cyber security market in the BFSI sector to grow at a combined annual growth rate of 13.14 percent over the period 2014-2019. Read Original Content

Beijing Big Data Information Consulting Co. Ltd. recently released a report saying indicating most popular of security app is 360 Mobile Security, claiming 60.5 percent of the market. The app was produced by leading Internet company Qihoo 360. Read Original Content

The cyber security market is estimated to grow from $95.60 billion in 2014 to $155.74 billion by 2019, at a compound annual growth rate of 10.3 percent from 2014 to 2019. Read Original Content

Android phones can be tracked without using their GPS or WiFi data by studying their power use over time, a study has found. 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.