Why Kids are Adding Cost to the Enterprise

Why Kids are Adding Cost to the Enterprise There have been a couple of interesting stories of late about in-app purchasing and mobile app data collection when it comes to games and apps aimed at children. The FTC recently finalized a court order demanding Google to refund $19 million dollars in unauthorized in-app purchases. This … continue reading

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Android 5.0 Lollipop and Our Most Recent Best-In-Class Mobile Security Award

With the recent launch of the Android 5.0 Lollipop, the new operating system seeks to improve mobile security and enhance user experience. Appthority recently had the opportunity to observe the new system as well as the associated mobile security implementations. First off, it’s nice to see that device encryption is being included by default, making … continue reading

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When Did Anonymity Become a Risk?

BYOD has become a mutually beneficial trend in the workplace to employers and employees alike. With more companies embracing the trend, it is particularly important for enterprises to learn how to manage the risks associated with apps on personal devices in the workplace. We all know how many free apps are available for our personal … continue reading

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Who’s Responsible for a Third-Party Hack?

When data is leaked, people are quick to point fingers at the responsible party. However, following a leak of private photos and videos from more than 200,000 of their users’ accounts, Snapchat has attempted to wash their hands of responsibility. Snapchat argues that their servers were never breached, and access to these photos was instead … continue reading

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How Do Millenials Fit Into the Mobile Security Equation?

 It goes without saying that the majority of Millennials have mastered the art of multi-tasking on their mobile devices. Browsing news apps while sending off emails to clients and reviewing drafts of work documents while on Facebook is second nature to many twenty- and thirty-somethings in the workforce. For a generation that is so tech … continue reading

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Apps at Risk: Consumer to Enterprise, Many Apps Will Fail Basic Security Tests

Apps at Risk: Consumer to Enterprise, Many Apps Will Fail Basic Security Tests Data leakage continues to be a major problem for enterprise apps and even some consumer favorites like Instagram, OKCupid, Vine, Whisper and more. While many users are learning to think twice about the security of sensitive corporate and financial information saved on … continue reading

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