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Kevin Benedict's Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly – Week of April 12, 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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IBM Security and the Ponemon Institute have announced research unveiling an alarming state of mobile insecurity. The findings show nearly 40 percent of large companies, including many in the Fortune 500, aren't taking the right precautions to secure the mobile apps they build for customers. Read Original Content

A US cyber security firm has said it successfully stopped a Chinese hacking team mid-operation, the first time this has been done. Read Original Content

According to market research firm MarketsandMarkets, by 2019 cyber security spending will reach $155.74 billion. That’s a 63 percent growth rate. Read Original Content

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Spurred by private sector awareness, political turmoil, and cybercrime, Asia-Pacific organizations will spend $22 billion on critical infrastructure technologies by 2020, ABI Research estimates. Read Original Content

Analysts at Research and Markets forecast the global utility infrastructure security market will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 4.53 percent over the period 2014-2019. Read Original Content

With around 4.9 billion connected devices in use today and an estimated 25 billion by 2020, cyber security is becoming a major concern. The Federal Trade Commission has warned that cyber attackers could potentially hijack and misuse sensitive information recorded by the technology or that the technology could even create physical safety risks for consumers. Read Original Content

According to the Market Research Store, the global aviation cyber security market is set to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 5.94 percent over the period 2014-2019. Read Original Content

Big Market Research has published a report that states the market would attain a value of $42.8 billion by 2020 with a compound annual growth rate of 8.1 percent during the year 2014 - 2020. Read Original Content

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Kevin Benedict
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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.