Emerging threats: super mobility

Published: Monday, 05 October 2015 08:08

A survey by Bromium, Inc., has highlighting the risks to businesses from the emerging trend of ‘super mobility’.

The ‘CTIA Super Mobility – Understanding Mobility and Risk,’ report highlights the results of a survey of mobile users who attended the CTIA Super Mobility 2015 conference, focused on public network access patterns. The research reveals that the majority of mobile users access corporate assets through public networks, despite being aware of the security risk.

“There are multiple risks associated with connecting to public networks, including man-in-the-middle attacks, honey pots and even advanced persistent threats, such as DarkHotel,” said Clinton Karr, senior security strategist, Bromium. “It should be concerning to information security professionals tasked with protecting their corporate assets that their users will connect to potentially unsecure public networks, while neglecting their security risk.”

Key findings from the report include:

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