Stephen Withers is one of Australia¹s most experienced IT journalists, having begun his career in the days of 8-bit 'microcomputers'. He covers the gamut from gadgets to enterprise systems. In previous lives he has been an academic, a systems programmer, an IT support manager, and an online services manager. Stephen holds an honours degree in Management Sciences, a PhD in Industrial and Business Studies, and is a senior member of the Australian Computer Society.
Spending time and energy training people to avoid phishing attacks doesn't pay off, according to BlackBerry chief security officer David Kleidermacher.
BlackBerry is offering its customers a free, 100-point check to see whether their mobile security stance aligns with best practices.
A live hack at the BlackBerry Security Summit provided a graphic demonstration of the perils of allowing unvetted connected devices onto your network.