Our Most Vulnerable Devices Are in Our Pockets

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The smartphone continuously revolutionizes the way we work, stay connected and informed. Smartphone users now spend nearly 3 hours per day on their devices to send and download sensitive data and communicate with the office. However, the simplicity, ease and default behavior also makes mobile devices susceptible to tampering and hacking.

Mobile devices do have built-in security features but they unable to detect and warn you when they are actively being attacked or hacked by an outsider. Sixty-four percent of Americans have been hacked in some way and chances are they surrendered their priceless data via their unsecured mobile devices. A recent survey amongst security professionals states most ( 64% ) doubt their organizations can prevent cyber attacks from employees’ mobile devices. With the number of vulnerabilities in mobile operating systems increasing and the cost of mobile breaches reaching $100,000, it’s time we secure the device we spend the most time on.

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Our Most Vulnerable Devices Are in Our Pockets

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Zimperium, the industry leader in Mobile Threat Defense, offers real-time, on-device protection against both known and previously unknown threats, enabling detection and remediation of attacks on all three mobile threat vectors - Device, Network and Applications. Zimperium’s patented z9™ detection engine uses machine learning to power zIPS™, mobile on-device Intrusion Prevention System app, and zIAP™, an embedded, In-App Protection SDK that delivers self-protecting iOS and Android apps. Leaders across the mobile ecosystem partner with Zimperium, including mobile operators (Airtel, Deutsche Telekom, SmarTone, SoftBank and Telstra), device manufacturers (Samsung, SIRIN, TriGem), and leading enterprise mobility management (EMM) providers (AirWatch, MobileIron, BlackBerry, Citrix and SAP). Headquartered in San Francisco, Zimperium is backed by Sierra Ventures, Samsung, Telstra, Warburg Pincus and SoftBank. Learn more at www.zimperium.com or our official blog at https://blog.zimperium.com.

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