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The 20 Most Valuable Enterprise Tech Companies In The World (ORCL, IBM, MSFT)

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Quick, which company is more valuable: Microsoft or IBM? SAP or Cisco? The following list will tell you. While consumer tech companies like Facebook and Zynga have been high-profile disappointments for investors, enterprise companies have been the big success story of 2012, with fantastic IPOs (Splunk, ServiceNow, Infoblox), giant venture...
The 20 Most Valuable Enterprise Tech Companies In The World (ORCL, IBM, MSFT)

Mobile security startup Mobilisafe acquired by Rapid7

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Seattle startup Mobilisafe has been acquired in a deal of undisclosed size by Boston-based Rapid7, a heavily-funded security company. The deal comes just four months after former T-Mobile USA engineers Giri Sreenivas and Dirk Sigurdson launched Mobilisafe, which was bankrolled by Madrona Venture Group and Trilogy. Sreenivas tells us that they weren’t looking to...
Mobile security startup Mobilisafe acquired by Rapid7

Mobile security startup V-Key secures $4m in Series A funding from IPV Capital

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Mobile security is fast becoming an issue for many — particularly those using Android phones and in China — and V-Key, a startup that aims to provide protection to enterprise users and applications, has just closed a Series A round of $4 million from Chinese investment firm IPV Capital. US/Singapore-based V-Key...
Mobile security startup V-Key secures $4m in Series A funding from IPV Capital

Security Manager's Journal: Time for a mobile-security upgrade

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A flood of mobile devices into the enterprise is exhausting available licenses for mobile-device security. But there are great options available today that didn't exist two years ago....
Security Manager's Journal: Time for a mobile-security upgrade

Denial-of-service attacks are expected to go mobile

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Unless mobile device security is vastly improved, smartphones and tablets are expected to become a significant launching pad for distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against corporate websites, a research firm says. The lack of security on the majority of mobile devices, coupled with the rising bandwidth and processing...
Denial-of-service attacks are expected to go mobile
ThreatMetrix wants to enter the BYOD scene, raises $18M

Samsung and BlackBerry Cleared for Pentagon Work

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Samsung and BlackBerry are good enough for government work. Late Thursday, the U.S. Department of Defense granted security approvals to BlackBerry’s new BlackBerry 10 devices — the Z10 and Q10, and to a version of Samsung’s Galaxy S4 that’s outfitted with Knox, the company’s new security software. Though DOD approval...
Samsung and BlackBerry Cleared for Pentagon Work

Mobile device security plan defended by Army

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The Department of Defense's inspector general has reposted and updated a report critical of the Army's shortcomings in handling cybersecurity for commercial mobile devices, with some changes to correct for what it says were mistakes. However, the basic findings in the reposted report, "Improvements Needed With Tracking and Configuring...
Mobile device security plan defended by Army

Fixmo gains investment boost from Motorola to fuel R&D in mobile device security

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Fixmo, a provider of mobile security solutions for the public and private sectors has just received a boost from Motorola Solutions’ strategic investment arm Motorola Solutions Venture Capital. Fixmo’s products help organizations manage their secure mobile devices, maintain system integrity, protect their corporate data and prove policy compliance. The investment from...
Fixmo gains investment boost from Motorola to fuel R&D in mobile device security

Pentagon Will Clear iPhone and iPad Next Week

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Come next week, there will be a new mobile device manufacturer competing for lucrative U.S. military contracts: Apple. Late Friday, the U.S. Defense Department said it expects to green-light Apple devices running iOS 6 for use on its networks sometime next week, granting them the same security approvals it issued...
Pentagon Will Clear iPhone and iPad Next Week

RIM ships BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10

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Research in Motion is now shipping BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10. The software handles mobile device, security, and app management tasks for large organizations. The v10 release includes compatibility with RIM's upcoming BlackBerry 10-based phones, such as the Z10.......
RIM ships BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10

What Will It Take For Windows Phone 8 To Land A Deal With The Navy?

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The Department of the Navy's chief information officer, Terry Halvorsen spoke with reporters on November 26 about efforts the Navy is making in data center consolidation and mobile technology. Halvorsen didn't provide specifics on new platforms from mobile providers for the Navy, but he did indicate that the service is...
What Will It Take For Windows Phone 8 To Land A Deal With The Navy?

With shopping scams on the rise, watch for these threats

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Tomorrow is Thanksgiving, which means only one thing--the glorious chaos we call the Holiday Shopping Season will soon be upon us. Holiday shopping also means a spike in online scams, fraud, and malware, so you need to be aware of the risks and threats, and exercise some common sense...
With shopping scams on the rise, watch for these threats

Mobilisafe promises mobile device security (without spying on employees)

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It’s been just over a year since stealthy Mobilisafe came on to the scene with backing from Madrona Venture Group and John Stanton’s Trilogy Equity Partnership. But the Seattle startup, led by former T-Mobile software architects Giri Sreenivas and Dirk Sigurdson, is finally taking the wraps off its new mobile security service today. And...
Mobilisafe promises mobile device security (without spying on employees)

Security Firm NQ Mobile Looks to Stem Rising Tide of Mobile Malware

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In 2011 NQ Mobile, China’s biggest mobile-phone security company, found some 25,000 pieces of malware targeted at mobile devices. In 2012 it discovered more than 65,000. A dramatic increase. Terrifying, too when you think about how prominent a role smartphones play in our lives these days. They’re little storehouses of...
Security Firm NQ Mobile Looks to Stem Rising Tide of Mobile Malware

Hello? Here's Another Tech Company IPO Coming This Week (AVG)

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Poor AVG Technologies. Its moment of IPO glory is being overshadowed by Facebook. Netherlands-based AVG makes antivirus software. It said it expects to sell 8 million shares at $16 to $18 apiece with a market cap of about $925 million, says Reuters. AVG Technologies will trade on the New...
Hello? Here's Another Tech Company IPO Coming This Week (AVG)

Authentication takes center stage for mobile device security

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Imagine that your smartphone is lost, or your tablet is stolen. Aside from the cost of the device itself, what else is at risk? How much sensitive personal data do you have stored on your smartphone or tablet? Of course you have sensitive information stored on your mobile device....
Authentication takes center stage for mobile device security

Stop mobile malware before it happens to you

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As consumers venture out of walled-garden app stores, mobile malware is bound to pop up, and as it does, consumers (and businesses) frequently begin to ask how they should be protecting themselves and their devices. Is a mobile antivirus the solution? Never buying off-market apps? zImperium, a startup founded...
Stop mobile malware before it happens to you

Samsung Ventures invests in mobile security firm Fixmo in push for more mobile enterprise solutions

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In what could be conceived as a play to better position its products and services for government and enterprise use, Samsung’s investment arm — Samsung Ventures — has made a strategic investment in mobile security firm Fixmo for an undisclosed sum. Fixmo says that the funding will be used to “advance...
Samsung Ventures invests in mobile security firm Fixmo in push for more mobile enterprise solutions
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