Archive for the ‘Cybersecurity’ Category
In response to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) releasing its voluntary cybersecurity framework, I said: “While we are still reviewing the voluntary cybersecurity framework, we commend the efforts by NIST and the Administration to work collaboratively with the wireless industry on this important issue. “Though the framework represents a potentially important step [...]
You know you need to protect your company and employees from cyberthreats, but do you know how to do this? That’s why you need to attend MobileCON 2013 in San Jose, CA October 16-18. You’ll have numerous opportunities to network and get actionable information throughout the show, including the two day CTIA Cybersecurity Summit: Threading [...]
Tasked with keeping consumers’ information safe at the highest level, the network, AT&T Assistant Vice President of Public Policy Chris Boyer discusses the lessons learned from PC security. As mobile threats emerge, U.S. carriers are using research to apply preventative measures instead of just reacting. To maintain this successful proactive approach, Boyer discusses the need [...]
Consumers have high expectations of their devices and network operators, but what about security? Nokia Siemens Networks Head of Security Nils Ahrlich sat down at CTIA 2013 to talk about his company’s efforts to provide end-to-end security. Many users and subscribers recognize they play a role in their own security, but may be overwhelmed by [...]
While the U.S. wireless ecosystem continues to work together to create innovative solutions to cyberthreats, at the end of the day consumers are their own best defense from mobile malware. During CTIA 2013, Drew Morin, TeleCommunication Systems Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, provided some simple tips for consumers to protect themselves. CTIA provides [...]
From targeting mobile devices and platforms to attacks on financial institutions and critical infrastructure, Kaspersky Labs’ Senior Vice-President Chris Doggett gives an overview of cybersecurity, efforts in the mobile arena and the challenges ahead. You can find more information and tips on mobile security on CTIA’s website.
Wireless devices are integral throughout our day, so it’s no wonder the personal information they hold means thieves are feverishly working to steal them and the data. These cyberthieves are developing ‘malware’ through apps and other forms of malicious code to take the user’s information and money. According to a recent article, researchers were able [...]
The U.S. wireless industry is actively protecting consumers from mobile malware such as spyware, viruses and other malicious attacks, and those measures as well as tips on what consumers can do to protect their personal information are covered in this month’s Policy Point.