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Samsung mobile devices receive NSA approval

Samsung mobile devices receive NSA approval

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A number of the company’s gadgets, such as the Galaxy Note 4 can now have classified info clearance. This week, Samsung Electronics Co. announced that some of its mobile devices have received the approval of the U.S. National Security Agency, which has stated that these gadgets can be used by government officials that need to use them to transport classified information. This is very good news for the device maker that has been … Read entire article »

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Payment security to be improved as US adopts EMV standards

Payment security to be improved as US adopts EMV standards

Executive order calls for the adoption of EMV Late last week, President Obama signed an executive order that will speed up the adoption of EMV-standard payment cards in the United States. EMV is an acronym referring to security and payment standards introduced by Europay, MasterCard, and Visa. These standards involve the use of microchips used for payment cards rather than the traditional magnetic strips. EMV standards are considered by financial organizations to allow for more secure … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Mobile Commerce Security, Mobile Payments, Technology News

Mobile security partnership opens between AVG and Sony

Mobile security partnership opens between AVG and Sony

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 range. One component of this … 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 »

Filed under: Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Commerce Security, Mobile Payments

Wearable technology health tracking may come at a cost to privacy

Wearable technology health tracking may come at a cost to privacy

While smartwatches, wristbands, and other wearables assist in monitoring our fitness, security is an issue. Along with the unveiling of the Apple Watch has come a massive influx of interest in wearable technology, which was a category that had been struggling to truly draw the attention of consumers as a whole, until that point. However, as much as these gadgets could assist in tracking for health care purposes, they are not perfect. The Apple Watch, for example, is … 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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