Mobile Security

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Android Security Facts

Before you panic: 6 things to remember about Android security

The next Android security scare will seem a lot less scary with these six critical facts in mind.

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The best password managers for Android

Not all Android password management apps are created equal -- so which one makes the most sense for you?

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7 questions to ask your EMM provider about GDPR compliance

Protecting data on mobile devices is key to complying with new EU privacy regulations going into effect in May. With the deadline looming, here’s what you should be asking your EMM vendor.

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Google unites Chrome OS tools and EMM vendors for single console control

After integrating with VMware's Workspace ONE's UEM cloud portal last year, Google has now expanded the number of enterprise mobility management platforms IT managers can use to control Chrome OS devices.

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Google touts 21 Android phones it recommends for business use

For the first time ever, Google has published a set of standards it says smartphones must meet to be business friendly, highlighting those that get regular security patches and at least one major OS update.

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Managing open-source mobile security and privacy for activists worldwide | Salted Hash Ep 18

Nathan Freitas, who heads The Guardian Project, talks with host Steve Ragan and senior writer J.M. Porup about the group's easy-to-use secure apps, open-source software libraries, and customized mobile devices being used around the...

Android Trends

4 Android trends worth watching in 2018

Empty predictions are a dime a dozen, but with mobile tech in particular, long-term trends can tell us a lot about what the future may hold.

Android Resolutions

8 New Year's resolutions for Android fans in 2018

A set of realistic goals to sharpen your smartphone experience — and save you money! — in the months ahead.

Android 2018 Primer

Android 2018 primer: 10 bits of telling analysis to mull over

'Tis the season for looking back — and looking ahead.

Mobile security

The best mobile threat defense is mobile threat detection

It’s time to add MTD to your Enterprise Mobile Management toolkit. Because it’s better to get ahead of mobile threats than it is to try and clean them up after you’ve been attacked.

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Android security audit: An 11-step checklist

Android security doesn't have to be a source of stress. These easy-to-follow steps are all you need to keep the boogeyman at bay.

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When Google Play Protect fails

Google's system for keeping malware off Android phones is mostly effective — so how does it sometime stumble so spectacularly?

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Machine learning-based threat detection is coming to your smartphone

MobileIron has partnered with a machine learning-based threat detection vendor to port its technology onto its EMM client, a growing trend in the mobile space.

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CISO: Think about how your customers actually use your mobile apps

Veteran chief information security officer Barak Engel blasts the mobile community for torpedoing enterprise security in his new book, "Why CISOs Fail Security."

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Android 8.0 in-depth: Oreo's not-so-obvious security enhancements

Some deep-dive details on significant security upgrades headed to your device with Google's Android 8.0 Oreo release.

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How to choose the right enterprise mobility management (EMM) tool

As mobile device management continues to morph, consider what EMM features you need right now as well as what you might need in the future -- and don't neglect the user experience.

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Mingis on Tech: Android vs iOS – for mobile security, which one's better?

Apple's iOS has long been seen as a more secure mobile operating system than Android. Here's how to evaluate each side's claims about mobile security.

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Android vs iOS security: Which is better?

While all mobile devices have inherent security risks, Android has more vulnerabilities because of its inherent open-source nature, the slow pace with which users update the OS and a lack of proper app vetting.

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