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Mobile security partnership opens between AVG and Sony

Mobile security partnership opens between AVG and Sony

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This recent three year deal will mean that the company will be Sony’s exclusive protection provider. AVG Technologies, the online and mobile security software vendor, has now been awarded a three year contract that will allow the company to become the exclusive provider of security for smartphones and tablets that are made by Sony. As a part of this new partnership, the AntiVirus Pro from AVG will be preinstalled on the Xperia Z3 … Read entire article »

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4 Tips for a Successful Mobile Commerce Strategy

4 Tips for a Successful Mobile Commerce Strategy

When it comes to mobile commerce, seemingly everyone wants to get into the market. Retailers, small and large, are taking steps to break into the digital commerce field, but some of them are falling into traps that exist therein. These traps are not malicious in nature, of course, as they are often the results of simple mistakes that businesses make when they try to enter into a new field. There are some ways businesses can … Read entire article »

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BlackBerry has been called a “Leader” in enterprise mobile management

BlackBerry has been called a “Leader” in enterprise mobile management

Forrester Research has recently given this title to the company from among 14 other top vendors. The respected firm, Forrester Research, Inc., has recently given BlackBerry a considerable amount of applause by calling it a “Leader” in Enterprise Mobility Management after having evaluated that and 14 other leading vendors within that industry. It was the Canadian device maker that came out on top with the highest score within the Strategy and Global Presence categories. In Market Presence, BlackBerry … Read entire article »

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Mobile security issues grow as a result of device thefts

Mobile security issues grow as a result of device thefts

Lost and stolen smartphones and tablets are making the effort to protect privacy much more difficult. Companies that are attempting to protect mobile security are finding that their jobs are becoming increasingly challenging as a result of the issues that arise following the loss or theft of devices such as smartphones and tablets. This, according to a survey that was conducted in the United States by ZixCorp. A US Cellular survey showed that 58 percent of individuals in … Read entire article »

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Biometric technology may help improve the mobile payments space

Biometric technology may help improve the mobile payments space

New technology could make mobile commerce safer and more attractive to consumers NXT-ID, a company specializing in biometric solutions, has released a report concerning new technology and how it may affect the future of mobile commerce. For years, security has been a major problem for the mobile space. According to the company, tech solutions for digital commerce are becoming more oriented on the consumer, focusing on the protection of valuable financial information. Biometric technology is beginning … Read entire article »

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MasterCard launches new digital token mobile payments service

MasterCard launches new digital token mobile payments service

New service from MasterCard aims to make mobile commerce more secure and convenient MasterCard has announced the launch of a new service that is meant to make mobile payments more secure and convenient. The MasterCard Digital Enablement Service (MDES) is designed to “tokenize” a consumer’s financial information, making it more secure against exploitation. Security is one of the major concerns consumers have when participating in mobile commerce. Because some mobile platforms and services are not protected … Read entire article »

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Mobile security holes exist in 85 percent of apps

Mobile security holes exist in 85 percent of apps

A worldwide study has suggested that there are considerable privacy gaps present in most applications. Recently, a global study that was conducted on the type of mobile security that has been worked into apps in order to help to protect the privacy of the user, and it determined that the typical application is coming up short. The study was commissioned by the UK Information Commissioners Office (CIO). What the ICO study discovered was that 85 percent of the … Read entire article »

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Mobile security improvements on their way to Apple following breaches

Mobile security improvements on their way to Apple following breaches

CEO Tim Cook has made this announcement but denied that protection was lacking in celebrity selfie theft cases. While Apple CEO Tim Cook has denied that there has been any problem with the company’s cloud, online, and mobile security, and that this was not what lead to the theft of personal photos from over one hundred female celebrity accounts, he has still vowed to improve the protection that the company provides. Cook has now provided some details … Read entire article »

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