Applications of mobile devices pose risk

Dec

24

2016

Applications of mobile devices pose the greatest risk to the companies in the region Company “Paladion” announced Paladion a leading provider of information security services in the Middle East that the growing demand for enterprise mobility solutions have increased internal and external threats such as data leakage and infringement on the internal network.

Paladion attributed the cause to a greater reliance on mobile devices corporate solutions as a result of increased business volume has, and I’ve found the cybercriminals new and sophisticated way to launch attacks with large and damaging impact on corporate reputations and stock prices.

Said Rajat Mohanty, CEO and co – founder of the Paladion: “need for developing business in the companies to take advantage of the opportunities available mobility services in order to complete the development of their business, but they face the risk of security breaches constantly. A recent study revealed that 90% of banking applications via mobile phone have serious problems with security breaches that threaten user data. By the same token, following a breach of applications for mobile devices a financial institution, we headed that institution in order to ensure and guarantee the safety of future applications and make sure they are safe and compliant security to protect their customers they have. ”

Mohanty said: “We have identified that the bank ‘s mobile banking applications have suffered a major security breach, which made many of its customers in the development of risk or vulnerable to the loss of banking data. After a lot of research, the Bank chose to work with Paladion because of its expertise in the field of cyber security and risk management. ”

According to the company the market , “IDC” research, it has exceeded the spending of information and communication technology in the Middle East and Africa US $ 270 billion for 2015, making it the second fastest growing markets in the world.

It is scheduled to increase reliance on smart devices in the Middle East and Africa region to grow from 133 million in 2014 to reach 598 million device in 2018. General and with respect to the market concerned for mobility solutions for businesses and “bring your own computer” BYOD, the research MarketsandMarkets expects it It will exceed $ 284 billion by 2019 globally.

He explained Mohanty said: “However, while these devices may enable companies and institutions of the many benefits that come with increased mobility technologies, it has become the focus for cybercriminals to launch attacks techniques. The increase in the spread of mobile phones and the enormous growth of the market applications unregulated in the approved devices on the Android system enabled cybercriminals to provide infected applications for the breach of the peculiarities of the user. ”

In order to put an end to such security issues, and to secure remote access through mobile devices and protect data and applications on those devices. Commented Mohanty said: “Mobile technology initiatives should be a collaborative effort between departments and IT managers in order to draw the map , in line with the operational and strategic requirements of digital developments in IT infrastructure Amuallomat.van the presence of a third party may be useful on a large scale to follow this constant Aseraa.any evolution that the companies do not hesitate to engage its partners in the information security trusted in order to identify needs and planning processes and required. ”

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