Nook mobile security called into question in Tablet 7 model

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Barnes & Noble’s latest mobile device has been criticized for pre-installed spyware. Nook mobile security is being called into question at a very unfortunate time of the shopping year. Barnes & Noble launched their Nook Tablet 7 in mid-November to add a new affordable tablet option to the market. The $50 tablet has a great deal of appeal to device users and gift givers shopping on a budget. While the tablet was aligned to provide some serious competition to other similar devices such as the 7-inch Fire tablet from Amazon,…

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SecuTABLET unveiled in partnership among BlackBerry, IBM, and Samsung

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This tablet has been designed for a very high level of mobile security for corporate clients. BlackBerry has been working very hard under CEO John Chen to reestablish itself as a relevant player in the mobile technology market, and in this effort it has entered into some powerful relationships that have now helped to bring about the SecuTABLET. This reentry of BlackBerry into the tablet commerce marketplace is aimed at corporate clients in the enterprise market. Secusmart is a company owned by BlackBerry, and it has now unveiled the SecuTABLET,…

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Mobile security policies are weak among businesses

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The failure to implement strong strategies, particularly when allowing BYOD is increasing risks. According to a recent statement released by executives from CA Technologies, enterprises are not putting adequate mobile security policies into place to protect themselves against the many risks that they are generating by allowing employees to bring their own devices. These BYOD activities are increasing the opportunity for cybercriminals to attack. This, according to the senior director of product marketing for enterprise mobility at CA Technologies, Arun Bhattacharya. According to Bhattacharya, this failure to come up with…

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Looking ahead: The future of mobile security influenced by the disasters of 2013

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2013 may live in infamy concerning mobile security Mobile security has become a major priority, and not just for businesses. With so many people using their smartphones and tablets in their daily lives, the security of their information has never been more attractive to malicious groups that want to exploit it. Over the past year, the issue of security has come up frequently, calling into question the lengths that people and businesses are going to in order to keep their information safe. Though 2013 has come and gone, the past…

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Mobile security threats may be the largest corporate issue this year

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A new survey has indicated that many professionals think that malware on smartphones and tablets will be problematic. As the number of smartphones and tablets sold every year continues to break all previous records, experts in mobile security threats are now expected to be the biggest problem that businesses will be facing throughout this year. This risk is worsened as the number of people who use their devices for both business and personal reasons climbs. According to the results of a recent study that was issued by Lumension, an IT…

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