Echoworx Cross-Platform Mobile Encryption Keeps Data Secure

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One of the reasons why people choose a BlackBerry device over other smartphones is that the BlackBerry service is supposed to be safer with all its advanced data encryption. Not to take anything away from Research in Motion, but Echoworx is taking this one step further by offering a cross-platform mobile encryption solution.

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Passwords stored in plain text on rooted Android smartphones

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With great power comes great responsibility. Maybe you should have been listening to Uncle Ben all along, because it seems that with great freedom comes great security risks too. That’s because rooting your Android smartphone could reveal your “secure” passwords to just about anyone.

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Mobile Security – The Gathering Storm

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Discretix expects mobile business security to be catalyzed by a few high profile incidents that will escalate and catapult industry awareness and priority. The immediate response will include mandatory encryption, and other security standards subject to regulatory compliance. A mobile phone/internet device can increase enterprise productivity, but the downside and risk must be taken into consideration. In dollar figures, RIM’s recent acquisition of Certicom weighed in at $100 million, so this downside is not trivial.

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