The BYOD debate is by now a well-trodden path, yet according to new figures released by Veracode, popular gambling applications are proven to be unsafe – and could put corporate data at risk if installed on employees’ personal mobile devices.
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, alongside the equivalents for the states of British Columbia and Alberta, have issued a document offering guidance for companies looking to implement BYOD programs.
I was interested recently to see that Microsoft’s Cortana personal assistant can replace Google Now in Android beta test versions. Google originally created Android as a defensive move so that it couldn’t be frozen out of mobile by Apple or Microsoft, so while today this sounds like a hobbyist project, the possibility of Microsoft replacing Google services in Android shouldn’t be dismissed lightly.
A recent post from Appthority co-founder Kevin Watkins disclosed a previously unknown vulnerability in iOS which could exploit MDM (mobile device management) clients and subject victims to spear phishing attacks among others. With that in mind, here’s what you need to know to stop a potential attack happening to your organisation.