An analysis by Skycure of the patch updates among the five leading wireless carriers in the United States found that 71 percent of mobile devices still run on security patches more than two months old.
Cybersecurity experts recommend that smartphone owners take a number of steps to keep their mobile devices safe and secure. These include using a pass code to gain access to the phone, as well as regularly updating a phone’s apps and operating system. Many Americans, however, are not adhering to these best practices, according to a Pew Research Center report.
IT security is complicated enough. The widespread adoption of BYOD mobile devices and the overall consumerization of IT promise to complicate security efforts exponentially. Are companies up to the challenge?
Edward Snowden may have the reputation as the most infamous insider threat in recent history, but he’s not the only one who used his job and company resources to commit a crime. Learn why insider threat programs are necessary to allow the organization to prevent, detect, respond to and deter insider threats. Also in this issue: how security professionals can prevent workplace bullying, how mass notification is becoming part of the essential infrastructure of enterprises, and much more!