MobileIron Publishes New Research on Smartwatch Security

MobileIron Security Experts Presenting at BlackHat and DEF CON

Aug 04, 2015, 08:01 ET from MobileIron

LAS VEGAS and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MobileIron (NASDAQ: MOBL), the leader in mobile enterprise security, today published research about smartwatch security and how to address data vulnerabilities that may arise when smartwatches are paired with mobile devices connected to enterprise resources such as email and calendars. Smartwatches tested for the report include the Apple Watch, Motorola Moto 360, Samsung Gear 2 Neo, and the Shenzhen Qini U8.

Mike Raggo, Director of Security Research at MobileIron, will be available to discuss smartwatch security and the implications for enterprises at the BlackHat and DEF CON conferences in Las Vegas, August 1-9, 2015. See sessions below. He will also host a webinar on September 1 at 10:00 AM PT.

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Download the research: MobileIron Analysis of Smartwatch Security Risks to Enterprise Data

"As consumers activate smartwatches and pair them with their smartphones, enterprise data can inadvertently be put at risk," said Mike Raggo, Director of Security Research, MobileIron. "Enterprises should take a critical look at their wearable strategy with a lens towards each device."


Mike Raggo, Director of Security Research, MobileIron

David Schwartzberg, Senior Security Engineer, MobileIron

What & When:

"Haking the Next Generation"

Wednesday, August 5, 11:00 – 11:55 AM

BSides Las Vegas – Common Ground (Florentine G)

MobileIron and Veracode Mobile Security Presentation

Thursday, August 6, 12:00 – 2:00 PM

BlackHat – Slice of Vegas, The Shoppes at Mandalay Place

Mobile Data Loss – Threats & Countermeasures

Friday, August 7, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

DEF CON – Wall of Sheep

Remaining Covert in an Overt World

Friday, August 7, 4:00 – 5:00 PM

DEF CON – Wall of Sheep

SWATtack – Smartwatch Attack Tool

Saturday, August 8, 4:00 – 6:00 PM

DEF CON Demo Lab

"Haking the Next Generation"

Saturday, August 8, 6:00 – 7:00 PM

DEF CON - Wall of Sheep

Remaining Covert in an Overt World

Sunday, August 9, 1:00 – 2:00 PM

DEF CON – Skytalk



Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas


Paris/Bally's, Las Vegas

About Mike Raggo Michael Raggo (CISSP, NSA-IAM, ACE, CSI) has over 20 years of security research experience, including deep analysis of threats and countermeasures for enterprise mobility. Michael is the author of "Data Hiding: Exposing Concealed Data in Multimedia, Operating Systems, Mobile Devices and Network Protocols" for Syngress Books and a contributing author to McGraw Hill's "Information Security: The Complete Reference, 2nd Edition." A former security trainer, Michael has briefed the Pentagon and FBI, is a participating member of the PCI Mobile Task Force, and is a frequent presenter at security conferences, including BlackHat, DefCon, DoD Cyber Crime, InfoSec, OWASP, and SANS.

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