Phishing: Why is it so effective on mobile?

Posted by Roxane Suau on July 02, 2020

It is probably one of the most popular threat of our digital world but still, years after years, phishing continuously tops the list of the most common attack types.

Per Wikipedia: “Phishing is the fraudulent attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords and credit card details by disguising oneself as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication.”

 

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How to vet mobile apps before issuing them to collaborators

Posted by Roxane Suau on June 30, 2020

Cybersecurity experts are unanimous, mobile apps are hackers’ preferred vector to exfiltrate valuable data from mobile devices. Yet, the flexibility they offer makes them irreplaceable for both work and personal usages. Today, companies cannot afford to forbid public apps usages to their collaborators, even in the most sensitive industries. However, it doesn’t mean they should turn a blind eye to app-related risks.

 

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Mobile security solutions comparison

Posted by Roxane Suau on May 28, 2020

Workers are undeniably mobile with 80% of corporate tasks to take place on mobile devices in 20201. With 77% of the digital traffic2 coming from smartphones and tablets, mobile protection comes as a central piece of the information security strategy of companies.

The advent of mobility drew a new paradigm where security gates have to be relocated beyond the enterprise perimeter. In that framework, legacy security practices are falling short to address a landscape characterized by a plethora and dynamicity of threats.

 

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Why Updating Mobile OS And Application Is So Important

Posted by Roxane Suau on May 12, 2020

System and application updates always seem to pop up at less than timely moments, and most of us postpone them without second thoughts, for days, weeks, months… However, these updates represent an essential piece of systems’ stability and safety, as they include functionality enhancements and patches to security holes.

 

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COVID-19 | Mobile usage evolution and security stakes

Posted by Roxane Suau on April 08, 2020

If we are requested to not be physically mobile, mobile usages are booming due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is no surprise that business applications are heading the list with remote working being enforced in many organizations. From an individual perspective, the containment drastically impacted our daily mobile activity with a general increase of time spent on our devices and a booming usage of social and entertainment apps (fitness, streaming…).

 

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