Tablet Security: Nearly 3500 Tablets And Smartphones Lost At Top US Airports.

According to a new survey by Credant Technologies, over 8,000 portable devices were left behind in the US’s top airports: Chicago O’Hare, Denver International, San Francisco International, Charlotte Douglas, Miami International, Orlando International, and Minneapolis / St. Paul.  Seeing how BYOD and IT Consumerization has been slowly taking off in the past year, one truly […] read more

Enterprise BYOD: SF Giants Is An SMB When It Comes To IT.

The Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the San Francisco Giants (they’re a US baseball team) has revealed how he goes about implementing BYOD.  What’s interesting is that, from an IT perspective, they face the same issues small to medium enterprises (SME) would face when it comes to BYOD security. “We’re Not an IT Company” Based […] read more

Smartphone Security: Locating Stolen Smart Devices Hit-Or-Miss In Berkeley Police Scandal.

How many police officers does it take to find a stolen iPhone that’s pinpointing its location?  Apparently, more than ten, if a couple of articles are to be believed, such as one from the theatlantic.com.  It just goes on to prove that a mix of different approaches to security works best, and you’ve best have […] read more

Mobile Security: BlackBerry Password Off-Limits To Authorities.

A man who was arrested for transporting 364 pounds of marijuana packed in 15 bundles in his tractor-trailer rig cannot be forced to reveal his password, according to a judgment.  The case confirms two things: (1) encryption on mobile devices like AlertBoot is a pretty good deterrent against data snoops — be they the government […] read more

Mobile Device Security: InfoSecurity Europe Survey Shows 44% Don’t Encrypt.

Paranoia.  It’s one quality that grows in you — if you didn’t suffer from it already —  if you work in the information security space.  But, apparently it doesn’t affect everyone.  A survey was taken among participants of London’s InfoSecurity Europe show last year.  The show being what it is, it’s not far-fetched to assume […] read more