GDPR and End-Point Security

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into effect on May 25th, is the greatest update to data protection ever seen, and companies are said to be moving hastily to ensure that they are GDPR compliant by the deadline. This doesn’t just include companies that use customer data; the handling of the private information…

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SMS, social media and apps leave enterprise employees exposed to phishing attacks   Every security professional is fully aware of the prevalence and danger of mobile phishing.  It remains one of the most powerful cybersecurity threats faced by organizations worldwide.  The authoritative Verizon Data Breach report for 2017 noted that phishing was involved in 95%…

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Today’s Mobile Threat Landscape

Unusually for such a world-changing event, we can pinpoint the exact moment when the smartphone revolution began.  It was at 9:47 am Pacific Standard Time on 9 January 2007 that Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone.  To industry vendors such as Nokia or Blackberry, the fact that it didn’t have 3G radio meant that it wasn’t…

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We’re delighted to report that we’ve been shortlisted for the StartUp Europe Cybersecurity award.  Dubbed ‘the Eurovision for Startups’ the Startup Europe awards are are an initiative of the European Commission and Finnova Foundation.  The awards are designed to support the development of European businesses that can scale their services and products at a global…

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You probably heard that EU mobile roaming charges ended earlier this year. That’s unequivocally good news as we no longer have to worry about getting an outrageously high bill when we inadvertently splurge on data while traveling in the EU. What’s not obvious is the impact that this change is having on our mobile data…

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Here at Corrata we’ve long believed that a critical step in understanding the status of a mobile security on a device is examining how it interacts with the network. The recent Igexin spyware scare on the Google Play Store is an excellent illustration as to why this is the case and highlights significant drawbacks in relying on…

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On Saturday night, the Mayweather McGregor bout is expected to gross $500M plus on pay-per-view alone. That would put in the same league as the all time top ten grossing movies in the US. Hence they’re calling it the ‘money fight’. Using the word ‘fight’ is stretching it a bit given only one of them…

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How to make sure your staff’s summer browsing doesn’t ruin your business The three things you need to be aware of, to keep you, your staff, and your company safe: Your staff are going to use free wifi hots spots when they are on holiday. Advising them to use encrypted and/or brand name access points…

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The demise of the Windows Phone and how enterprises should respond After a long drawn out period Microsoft has finally announced what many predicted as inevitable for a long time, the demise of the Windows Phone. When it’s revenue fell from one quarter to the next by $730 million, down to a mere $5 million,…

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In our last blog post we outlined how the patch process works and explained why up to one-third of iOS devices and almost all Android devices are still running on old operating system versions. New updates need to be released all the time to add new features, fix bugs and patch up mobile security vulnerabilities….

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