IT-Analysis.com
IT-Analysis.com Logo
Business Issues Channels Enterprise Services SME Technology
Module Header
Louella FernandesLouella Fernandes
Louella Fernandes
22nd April - Internet of Things: A New Era for Smart Printing?
Simon HollowayThe Holloway Angle
Simon Holloway
18th April - Virgin Media expose private email addresses
Craig WentworthMWD Advisors
Craig Wentworth
17th April - Box's enterprise customers step forward to be counted
Craig WentworthMWD Advisors
Craig Wentworth
16th April - Egnyte the blue touchpaper...

Blogs > Nigel Stanley

Smartphone and Mobile Security - 2011 will be an Historical Year
Nigel Stanley By: Nigel Stanley, Practice Leader - IT Security, Bloor Research
Published: 21st January 2011
Copyright Bloor Research © 2011
Logo for Bloor Research

At long last more people are realising that 2011 is quickly becoming the tipping point for mobile security issues, as reported here.

This is an area I am actively researching and I will be producing a range of reports and recommendations over the next year including an in-depth comparative analysis of the different OS platforms as part of some academic research I am completing. I am covering both active and passive attacks ranging from GSM air interface attacks through to the use of Trojan malware to target users.

My interest is in best practices for mitigating these attacks and what steps users, businesses, developers and organisations need to take to secure their smartphones.

If you are active in this area as a researcher, vendor or consultant do get in touch so we can share ideas.

Its going to be a very, very busy year.

Advertisement



Published by: IT Analysis Communications Ltd.
T: +44 (0)190 888 0760 | F: +44 (0)190 888 0761
Email: