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Kevin Benedict's Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly - Week of March 22, 2015

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The global mobile security market is forecast to reach $34.8 billion by 2020, registering a compound annual growth rate of 40.8 percent during 2014-2020, according to a new report released by Allied Market Research. Read Original Content

According to an IBM and Ponemon Institute study, nearly 40 percent of large companies do not take the right precautions when it comes to securing mobile apps built internally. It was also discovered that organizations are struggling to protect company and BYOD devices from attacks. Read Original Content

Driven by the thriving ecosystem, research estimates mobile device and network security investments will account for nearly $11 billion in 2014 alone. The market is further expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of nearly 20 percent over the next six years. Read Original Content

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The BlackBerry owned-company Secusmart has unveiled a new high-security tablet at CeBIT, a technology conference in Hanover, Germany. Developed alongside IBM and Samsung, the SecuTABLET is based on the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 and uses IBM's "secure app wrapping technology." Read Original Content

Samsung Electronics, the world’s largest smartphone maker, has announced an advanced version of its mobile security solution, called Trustonic for KNOX, aiming to increase its presence in the global enterprise mobile market. Read Original Content


In the next three years, IBM hopes to turn $4 billion in spending on its “strategic imperatives,” namely analytics, cloud, mobile and security, into some $40 billion in sales, or 44 percent of 2018’s $90 billion in expected revenue, according to chief executive Ginni Rometty. Read Original Content

The IDC predicts over 112 million wearables will be sold globally by the year 2018. As wearable technology continues to grow, new security and privacy risks may emerge. Wearables often interact with other devices and some may collect data, which makes them a potential target for hackers who want to tap into and access sensitive personal information, such as location, login credentials, credit card information, health information and much more. 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.