Device Index security

Google Bolsters Android Security

Google formally announces Bouncer, a service that automatically checks to ensure that apps uploaded to the Android Market aren’t malicious.

The Dirty Dozen Smartphones: Why IT Admins Should Care

Security firm Bit9 says a majority of smartphones are running out-of-date and insecure operating systems that present a threat to critical business data. It has created a list of 12 of the most vulnerable smartphones. Guess who dominates the list?

Google Upgrades Android Security, Management

eWeek: More workers are using smartphones and tablets based on the open the source platform than ever before.

Bogus Android Security Patch Discovered by Symantec

The security stalwart reports today that a fake Android security patch contains 'suspicious code.'

Malware Discovered in Android Market

Google moves quickly to remove the offending mobile apps. What should users concerned about smartphone security watch out for?

iOS: Apple Testing Gesture-based Unlocking System

Geek.com: Apple's simple gesture-based lock/unlock system fo iPhones and iPads would similar to the one found in Android-run mobile devices.

Hackers Hack the iPhone in Six Minutes

The Inquirer: Security experts break an iPhone's encryption protection in just six minutes to gain access to passwords.

Android: Monitor Dropcam Security Cameras When Mobile

Engadget: Android mobile devices join the iPhone in being able to monitor Dropcam security cameras from a dedicated application rather than just over the Web.

BlackBerry May Well Be Banned in India

InformationWeek: RIM can’t overcome technical challenges of complying with the Indian government’s request to give security officials in access to user data.

Safeguard Mobile Devices with Symantec Endpoint Protection Mobile Edition

Our review highlights key features of Symantec's new mobile security offering that allows mobile IT to configure and deploy security measures from a centralized administrator’s console.

RIM Enables Lawful Intercepts for India

The Register: BlackBerry-maker put lawful intercept mechanisms in place for the Indian government ahead of deadline.

Secure Your USB Keys With NZXT Bunker

PC Magazine: NZXT's Bunker fits in a 5.25-inch drive bay to secure as many as our thumbdrives.

Indonesia Puts RIM on Notice

The Register: Wants RIM to enable lawful intercept of BlackBerry messages and the ability to block pornography, all within two weeks.

RIM Asks for More Time to Address India Security Issues

Mobile Burn: RIM asks Indian agencies for 18-24 months to address corporate email security concerns.

Top Five Enterprise Security Trends for 2011

Mobile devices in the workplace rank high as potential risks in the list of emerging security trends for the coming year.