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Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly – Week of November 23, 2014

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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New ABI Research data has forecast global cyber security spending will reach $100 billion by 2020 as governments intensify efforts to protect their financial, energy and defense infrastructures against a constantly evolving threat landscape. Read Original Content

Starting next year, enterprise organizations will be able to secure their mobile communications with a new offering from unlikely partners: BlackBerry Limited and Samsung. BlackBerry executives announced the partnership, along with several other new products and services, during the company's Enterprise Portfolio Launch on Thursday in San Francisco. Read Original Content

More than 40 percent of UK businesses have suffered a security breach from work mobile phones in the past 12 months, according to BT, which has warned companies are not taking the dangers of smartphones seriously enough. Read Original Content

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According to Research and Markets, the global BYOD security market is set to grow at a combined annual growth rate of 35.23 percent over the period 2014-2019. Read Original Content

Around 95 percent of IT and security professionals are struggling with the security threat presented by BYOD and more than 80 percent expect the number of mobile security incidents their company suffers to grow in 2015. Read Original Content

Cyber security is predicted to be the fastest growing homeland security market as North America, Asia and Europe invest in cyber defenses, according to the new report, The Homeland Security Market Forecast 2014-2024, published by ASDReports. Read Original Content

According to Research and Markets, the BFSI security market is expected to grow from $21.53 billion in 2014 to $37.35 billion by 2019, at an estimated compound annual growth rate of 11.6 percent from 2014 to 2019. Read Original Content

According to a report by The Homeland Security Research Corporation, following a remarkable 23 percent annual market growth, the 2015 market will reach $9.5 billion, making the U.S. financial services cyber security market the largest non-government cyber security market. Read Original Content

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