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Unplug, Refresh, Recharge: Why We Require Three Weeks of PTO

February 26, 2015
by Mike Dwyer

Paid time off is critical to the health and welfare of our employees. Happy and rested employees return to the workplace with new ideas, heightened energy and a refreshed perspective. They also learn that they can trust their co-workers to rally behind them in their absence, and that our workplace...


NowSecure Forensics Suite New Features

February 26, 2015
by Kevin Swartz

Android forensics is now easier, faster and more powerful than ever with NowSecure Forensics Suite software for Android smart phones and devices. NowSecure Foresics Suite offers guided data acquisitions, flexible reporting, and cutting-edge utilities for Android devices. New App Support The Forensics Suite now supports automated data analysis from the...


New App Testing Suite version 3.3 Features

February 11, 2015
by Terence Fernandes

Santoku 0.5 Support App Testing 3.3 runs on the latest Santoku available, delivering faster performances in a more updated and secure environment based on Lubuntu 14.04 (LTS). *NOTE: This version is available as a new VM only. Automatic updates from Santoku 0.4 instances are unavailable at this point, but will...


Corrupdate Vulnerability - Samsung patches flaw discovered by NowSecure

January 27, 2015
by Ted Eull

Last year, NowSecure mobile security researchers Jake Van Dyke and Ryan Welton discovered two major vulnerabilities affecting nearly 80% of Samsung devices, or about one-third of all Android devices. Dubbed ‘Corrupdate’, these vulnerabilities affect devices including the flagship Galaxy S5 and Note 4 phones and 200+ total Samsung phone and...


Samsung Account and GALAXY Apps Technical Breakdown - CVE-2015-0863 and CVE-2015-0864

January 26, 2015
by Jake Van Dyke

Last year, NowSecure mobile security researchers Ryan Welton and Jake Van Dyke discovered two major vulnerabilities affecting nearly 80% of Samsung Android devices, including flagship Galaxy S5 phones. We provide a high-level summary of the issue in our article Corrupdate: Samsung patches flaw discovered by NowSecure. Nicknamed Corrupdate due to...


Cybercrime and the State of the Union

January 21, 2015
by Andrew Hoog

In last night’s State of the Union Address, President Obama spoke about the need for our nation to fight against cybercrime. From the White House transcript: “No foreign nation, no hacker, should be able to shut down our networks, steal our trade secrets, or invade the privacy of American families,...


Why Mobile Should Stop Worrying and Learn to Love the Root

January 17, 2015
by Andrew Hoog

Note: This was originally posted on Andrew’s blog at Andrewhoog.com. One of my talks at RSA 2014 tried to convince attendees that they shouldn’t fear root on mobile. The talk, while lightly attended, seemed well received. Max Eddy of PCMag did a nice write up on it titled Phones Can’t...


Ad Library - Android App Vulnerability

December 17, 2014
by Ted Eull

NowSecure is informing its mobile users about 200+ popular Android game apps having a serious security vulnerability that can result in data loss. Collectively these apps are installed more than 100M times according to the Google Play store. NowSecure researcher Ryan Welton discovered these apps can be exploited remotely due...


Five Tips for a Better BYOD Security Policy

December 16, 2014
by Erica Lucas

Writing a “bring your own device” (BYOD) security policy has become a mission critical task for business today. Employees are accessing corporate networks from their personal mobile devices at work and using their personal devices for work outside the office. The key to a successful BYOD policy is ensuring security...


NowSecure completes $12.5 million funding round

December 02, 2014
by Seth Geisler

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information contact: Seth Geisler Lightspeed PR [email protected] +1.858.610.9860 NowSecure completes $12.5 million funding round, will help enterprises protect mobile devices and critical data Formerly viaForensics, NowSecure will accelerate its mission to help enterprises secure their mobile devices and reduce the risk of data theft; consumers...