Posts Tagged ‘mobile security’

42Gears Apps Secured Against OWASP Mobile Top 10 2016 Risks

42Gears Team The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is a nonprofit foundation and an online community that produces articles, methodologies, documentation, tools, and technologies in the field of application security and aims to improve software security.  OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project) Mobile Top 10 2016 lists ten different types of security risks that…

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Why It’s Time To Enable TLS 1.2

42Gears Team You may not have heard of TLS, or Transport Layer Security, but this encryption technology likely plays a huge role in your personal and professional life. Historically, data was transmitted over the Internet unencrypted. Encryption was employed only when sensitive information was being sent across. However, in 1999, the need to protect private…

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Fortify Your Defenses Against Malware Attacks

42Gears Team As the range of modern devices expands, so too does the range of strategies by which hackers hope to compromise your enterprise. The first step in thwarting hackers is to know the general methods that they employ; the second is to implement defenses that remain strong over time, even as hackers change strategies.…

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Why healthcare must rethink security protocols

42Gears Team Security threats have wreaked havoc across sectors, but no other industry stands to lose as much as the healthcare industry does. Because they deal with lives, every single day. So if there’s one industry that cannot afford to make a wrong call, it’s healthcare. And healthcare professionals are only too aware of this.…

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Major Mobile Security Threats That Cause Data Breaches

42Gears Team Smartphones are making lives easier by being our constant digital companions. They also serve a significant role as an enterprise computer substitute. However, increased usage of smart devices and applications has led to a rapid increase in mobile security threats and data breaches. Today,  enterprises consider mobile malware as one of the top…

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HIPAA Compliance – Securing Healthcare Data on Mobile Devices

42Gears Team The influx of mobile devices in workspaces has changed the perception of governing bodies about healthcare data security policies. With the invention of mobile and internet technologies, the method of data transmission has evolved considerably. Mobile devices allow access to corporate data and applications from any part of the world via Cloud services…

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