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Android 2018 Primer

Android 2018 primer: 10 bits of telling analysis to mull over

'Tis the season for looking back — and looking ahead.

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The best mobile threat defense is mobile threat detection

It’s time to add MTD to your Enterprise Mobile Management toolkit. Because it’s better to get ahead of mobile threats than it is to try and clean them up after you’ve been attacked.

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When Google Play Protect fails

Google's system for keeping malware off Android phones is mostly effective — so how does it sometime stumble so spectacularly?

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Machine learning-based threat detection is coming to your smartphone

MobileIron has partnered with a machine learning-based threat detection vendor to port its technology onto its EMM client, a growing trend in the mobile space.

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CISO: Think about how your customers actually use your mobile apps

Veteran chief information security officer Barak Engel blasts the mobile community for torpedoing enterprise security in his new book, "Why CISOs Fail Security."

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Android 8.0 in-depth: Oreo's not-so-obvious security enhancements

Some deep-dive details on significant security upgrades headed to your device with Google's Android 8.0 Oreo release.

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How to choose the right enterprise mobility management (EMM) tool

As mobile device management continues to morph, consider what EMM features you need right now as well as what you might need in the future -- and don't neglect the user experience.

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Mingis on Tech: Android vs iOS – for mobile security, which one's better?

Apple's iOS has long been seen as a more secure mobile operating system than Android. Here's how to evaluate each side's claims about mobile security.

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Android vs iOS security: Which is better?

While all mobile devices have inherent security risks, Android has more vulnerabilities because of its inherent open-source nature, the slow pace with which users update the OS and a lack of proper app vetting.

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MDM comparison: VMware AirWatch vs. IBM Maas360

Real-world users of mobile device management systems weigh in on two big players in the market: VMware AirWatch and IBM MaaS360.

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Is Google Glass really ready for the enterprise?

Google Glass Enterprise Edition is now available to more businesses through its network of development partners, but does it really work as a collaboration and productivity tool?

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Choosing EMM software as an add-on may soon be unnecessary

Enterprise mobility management is quickly becoming just another set of tools in a larger software bundle offered by big-name vendors -- leaving IT managers to decide whether to even consider independent software providers.

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What is app wrapping? One way to more secure mobile apps

As part of a mobile application management strategy, app wrapping allows developers and administrators to apply security enforcement policies to a mobile app without changing its look or functionality.

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How to expose flaws in custom-built mobile apps

As companies move toward a mobile-first strategy, more and more are developing apps in-house -- and unwittingly exposing themselves to cybersecurity flaws. Here's how to avoid that problem.

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Facial recognition in the new iPhone would make huge waves

Amid reports that Apple is preparing to abandon fingerprint biometric authentication in favor of 3D facial recognition coupled with iris scans, the mobile industry is preparing for authentication upheaval.

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What's the difference between MDM, MAM, EMM and UEM?

While BYOD made it easier for employees to get their jobs done anywhere, anytime, keeping company data safe requires serious management. Here's how to pick between Mobile Application Management and Mobile Device Management.

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How to fix Android's Smart Lock Trusted Places feature

A 60-second workaround to make Android's location-based Smart Lock start working again.

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The top 5 mobile security threats

When mixing personal and professional tasks on your smartphone, it's inevitable that someone is going to accidentally stumble onto malware. The SANS Institute's Chris Crowley has some advice on how to avoid trouble.

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Connecting with work from the road? Here's how to stay safe

As more companies move to ban the use of public Wi-Fi networks by employees, here's a rundown of how to avoid man-in-the-middle attacks when traveling.

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Most Android devices lack latest security patches

Nearly three-quarters of Android devices on the five biggest U.S. carriers are running on security patches that are at least two months old, putting them at greater risk of being hacked.

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