The explosive growth of the mobile apps market presents a tremendous opportunity for software developers and cybercriminals alike. Infected apps are not only a threat to mobile device users, but also to network and platform providers, device manufacturers, and the reputation of the industry as a whole. Fortunately, developers can protect their code – and their customers – with a straightforward and easy-to-manage technology: code signing certificates. This white paper details the rise of mobile applications and why code signing certificates are essential to protecting the entire mobile apps ecosystem.
This paper provides guidance on how companies should rethink their existing management and security strategy to effectively secure mobile solutions in the workforce, over a wide array of devices, connections and applications. It details why mobile security must be included as a mission critical component of any enterprise strategy and implemented on a pro-active basis before any major security breach has the opportunity to negatively affect the enterprise.
Mobility services are frequently being positioned as part of broader application transformation offerings, enabling enterprises to support the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) approach, with the development of enterprise app stores and the ability to leverage personal devices for business functions.
This white paper describes software and services that accelerate and simplify the creation of internally developed or “in-house” enterprise mobile applications. It also describes how to deploy and manage these mobile apps on both company-provided and “bring-your-own” smartphones and tablet computers. Solving the complete mobile app lifecycle means transforming enterprise apps for multiscreen devices; facilitating design, testing, security, performance, management, and compliance to reach new customers and employee expectations.
In today’s mobile world, the user is at the center of the application experience. This is true whether the user is a customer, a partner, or an employee. Yet meeting the needs for the enterprise user poses particular challenges. Apps must work seamlessly across devices and screen sizes, enabling real-time collaboration, without sacrificing data security. This balance requires a mobile app development platform built for the unique demands of the enterprise.
There is no question that mobile computing is growing at an
exponential rate. This rapid transformation has seen security
concerns outpaced by the ease of use, flexibility, and productivity of mobile devices. When vulnerabilities are exploited, the security of mission-critical data becomes a serious concern. Here we take a look at three of the top mobile application security threats facing businesses today and recommendations on how to mitigate the risk.
Distributed workforces and mobile devices are disrupting business as usual. End-users are frequently accessing applications and data from outside the corporate network. This presents new security challenges for IT. Read this eGuide to learn ways to secure your mobile workforce.
Published By: SafeNet
Published Date: Mar 29, 2013
The move to the cloud and virtualized environments along with an increasingly mobile workforce, emerging employee BYOD trends and the adoption of cloud based applications is blurring the boundaries of the traditional network security perimeter.
The economy isn’t standing still. For your business to succeed, your employees shouldn’t either. That’s why companies of all types are moving to empower their mobile workforce and engage with customers in innovative ways.
To realize their potential, enterprises need to find ways to make a mobile workforce as productive when they’re away from the office and on their mobile devices as they are in the office. This means mobility systems must give users a seamless experience across the ever-expanding types of mobile devices employees use, for easy access to business-critical applications. At the same time, it must deliver a secure workspace that complies with security regulations, protects devices, plus guards business and customer data, from expanding security threats.
As enterprises embrace adoption of Microsoft Office 365 to drive productivity by using the latest mobile applications and alleviate the complexity and costs associated with on-premise Exchange environments, achieving a balance between security and user experience is often difficult. In this 60-minute webinar, discover how VMware AirWatch® Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) easily integrates with both Office 365 and VMware Identity Manager to optimize user experience and ensure data is secure across all devices and platforms. An AirWatch expert will give an in-depth demonstration of the advantages of deploying Office 365 with AirWatch by VMware, as well as conduct a Q&A session.
The Ponemon institute recently interviewed Fortune 500 companies down to the mid-market to find "The State of Mobile Application Insecurity." Sponsored by IBM, the paper explores why security is being left behind or completely out of app development.
The National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) have taken leading roles in exploring requirements for Mobile Device Management (MDM) systems for government
Mobile devices, particularly smartphones, are exceptionally vulnerable to security breaches. They are easily lost, are filled with unknown applications, communicate over untrusted networks, and are often purchased by users without regard to IT standards and security features.
Security from design through deployment.
Mobile devices are now a reality in many organizations.
Building on Mobile Device Management (MDM) and Mobile
Application Management (MAM), organizations are
increasingly developing their own enterprise apps for specific
job tasks to improve productivity, business partnerships,
customer satisfaction and bottom-line performance. However,
to achieve these benefits, it is imperative that mobile security
best practices are incorporated throughout the lifecycle of the
We are pleased to present the findings of The State of Mobile Application Insecurity sponsored by IBM. The purpose of this research is to understand how companies are reducing the risk of unsecured mobile apps in the workplace.
Ponemon Institute is dedicated to independent research and education that advances responsible information and privacy management practices within business and government. Our mission is to conduct high quality, empirical studies on critical issues affecting the management and security of sensitive information about people and organizations.
Ninety-nine percent of the enterprise workforce currently uses mobile devices – smart phones and tablets – to perform their jobs today. Nearly 60 percent of security leaders describe their organizations as either partially or fully mobile, deriving enhanced productivity and other business benefits.
Reflecting on the survey results provides the opportunity to take a broad view of enterprise mobility and realize how business transformation has begun. Nearly all enterprises now incorporate mobility in their work, and a majority now sees tangible business results from mobility. Organizations are seeing greater efficiencies and productivity from mobile workers.
Security from design through deployment.
Mobile devices are now a reality in many organizations. Building on Mobile Device Management (MDM) and Mobile Application Management (MAM), organizations are increasingly developing their own enterprise apps for specific job tasks to improve productivity, business partnerships, customer satisfaction and bottom-line performance. However, to achieve these benefits, it is imperative that mobile security best practices are incorporated throughout the lifecycle of the application.
Essentials for your organization’s first MDM deployment.
IBM’s security platform provides the security intelligence to help organizations holistically protect their people, data, applications and infrastructure. IBM offers solutions for identity and access management, security information and event management, database security, application development, risk management, endpoint management, next-generation intrusion protection and more. IBM operates one of the world’s broadest security research and development, and delivery organizations.
The cloud — at one point it was a revolution in the workplace. But the cloud is no longer a trend or a movement. It’s now so integrated into IT and infrastructures that, for many companies, it’s simply another part of the business. The availability of mobile devices and cloud services has redefined not only the way we work, but where we work.
Critical infrastructures, applications, and massive amounts of sensitive data are now stored in the cloud, leaving companies at risk of damage if cloud accounts are compromised.
With the cloud fast becoming the new normal, network security solutions need to adapt.
Download this ebook to learn how Cisco Cloud Security helps you securely adopt and use the cloud, and better manage security for the way the world works today.
The increase in mobile devices and cloud applications has changed everything, from where we work, to how we communicate, collaborate, and store information. A new approach to security is needed.
The cloud is no longer a trend or a movement. It’s now so integrated into IT and infrastructures that, for many companies, it’s simply how business is done. The availability of mobile devices and cloud services has redefined how and where people work. Applications and servers are moving to the cloud faster than ever to take advantage of cost savings, scalability, and accessibility.
To find out more on how Cisco can help with these challenges download this white paper today.