December 15, 2015

Survey: only 21% of US businesses use multifactor authentication

Despite the fact that usage of workplace smartphones is constantly on the rise, only 21 percent of American businesses are using multifactor authentication to verify a user’s identity when granting access to critical enterprise applications and data, according to a...continue reading
April 2, 2014

Mobile Skype for Business connectivity security threats need to be addressed

BYOD (Bring-Your-Own-Device), in which a growing number of workers use their smartphones for both personal and work purposes is a hot trend. A recent report by research company Gartner predicts that by 2017 half of all employers will require  employees...continue reading
January 17, 2014

Israel’s Foreign Ministry deploys LyncShield’s Two Factor Authentication solution

  The Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs has implemented LyncShield's innovative solution for secure mobile Lync connectivity. LyncShield was developed by security company AGAT Software Solutions to allow workers safely use approved mobile devices outside the corporate network to connect...continue reading
January 7, 2014

Survey: 86% of workers use smartphone for personal and work tasks

While the trend of employees using their own mobile devices for work purposes is expected to intensify further in 2014, a recent survey indicates that workers are still doing almost nothing to protect their mobile devices and in not doing so...continue reading
December 26, 2013

Mobile security seen as the major IT security risk in 2014

The vast majority of IT security professional view mobile devices as the biggest security threat in the upcoming year, according to a report published by the Ponemon Institute and Lumension. The report, entitled “2014 State of Endpoint Risk,” indicated that 75 percent of...continue reading
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