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Kevin Benedict's Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly – Week of March 29, 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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More than 209,000 cyber security jobs in the U.S. are unfilled, and postings are up 74 percent over the past five years, according to a Peninsula Press analysis of numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Read Original Content

South Korea has announced it will create a new presidential post handling cyber security. The move is seen an effort to better prepare Seoul for a possible cyber attack from North Korea. Read Original Content

With data breaches and other cyber incidents becoming more frequent, costly and destructive, Deloitte and Verizon Enterprise Solutions have announced a strategic alliance to deliver a comprehensive set of security and risk-management solutions. Read Original Content

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Jack Lew, US Treasury secretary, called on the Chinese government to suspend new cyber security rules that U.S. information technology companies fear could lock them out of a financial services market worth almost half a trillion dollars. Read Original Content

According to a report from the Ponemon Institute and IBM, mobile security is in dire straits. The two companies unveiled research last week showing an alarming lack of security in the mobile applications that companies build for their customers. Read Original Content

Microsoft and Good Technology have announced Microsoft Dynamics CRM for Good.
Developed on the Good Dynamics Secure Mobility Platform, the product brings Good's secure container and app-level security to Microsoft's customer relationship management (CRM) solution. Read Original Content

New analysis from TechNavio released January 14 has set a 38.3 percent year-over-year growth for the global mobile security market from 2013 to 2018, citing increased demand amid the growing popularity of bring your own devices. 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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***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.