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Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly – Week of December 1, 2013

Welcome to the Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly, our newest online newsletter. Mobile Cyber Security will focus on the most interesting news, articles and links related to mobile and cyber security, mobile malware, mobile application management, cyber warfare (and more!) that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting market trend information.

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According to Tripwire, Inc. ninety-one percent of U.S. and 83 percent of U.K. respondents believe shopping on a computer provides more security than shopping on a mobile phone. Read Original Content

IBM has announced it is adding eleven additional schools to its more than 200 partnerships with universities around the globe, focusing on collaborating to bring cyber security skills into the classroom. Read Original Content

SNS Research's latest report indicates global spending on mobile device and network security infrastructure, software and services is expected to reach $9 billion by the end of 2013. Read Original Content

Magic Software Enterprises, with a presence in more than 50 countries, provides development, deployment, and integration of core business applications, supporting scalable deployment on multiple channels, including on-premise, Web (HTML5), rich Internet, mobile, and SaaS. This newsletter is sponsored in part by Magic Software Enterprises.

Some military members who were working off Apple and Android-based smartphones and tablets now must return to using older model BlackBerrys because of a security service switchover, according to an email obtained by Nextgov and confirmed by Pentagon officials. Read Original Content

More than half of all mobile devices in the United States will have security apps installed by the end of 2018, according to Juniper Research's findings. Read Original Content
The number of employee owned smartphones and tablets used in the enterprise will exceed one billion by 2018, as the growing trend of bring your own device (BYOD) redefines business connectivity and device security. Read Original Content

HP reports security testing it conducted on more than 2,000 Apple iOS mobile apps developed for commercial use by some 600 large companies in 50 countries showed nine out of 10 had serious vulnerabilities. Read Original Content

NATO has kicked off Cyber Coalition 2013, the largest ever exercise of its kind intended to thwart massive, simultaneous attacks on member states and their allies. Read Original Content

A new report by Research and Markets indicates the global smart grid cyber security market is expected to grow at an annual rate of 29.43 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the major drivers is the increase in occurrence of cyber threats. Read Original Content

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Whitepapers of Note

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Kevin Benedict, Head Analyst for Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud (SMAC) Cognizant
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***Full Disclosure: These are my personal opinions. No company is silly enough to claim them. I am a mobility and SMAC analyst, consultant and writer. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.

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Kevin Benedict is the Senior Analyst for Digital Transformation at Cognizant, a writer, speaker and SAP Mentor Alumnus. Follow him on Twitter @krbenedict. He is a popular speaker around the world on the topic of digital transformation and enterprise mobility. He maintains a busy schedule researching, writing and speaking at events in North America, Asia and Europe. He has over 25 years of experience working in the enterprise IT solutions industry.