The world has moved to a mobile device based economy, with focus around data creation, storage, cloud servers and information sharing. The idea of losing your device has become secondary to the information that is stored on it. We discuss the evolution of BlackFog and why outbound data monitoring is so important.
Most security products focus on resolving problems based on known vulnerabilities and inbound traffic whereas data and identity theft protection is concerned specifically with data loss prevention. We discuss the different types of defense mechanisms available and contrast BlackFog's approach.
Mobile devices now total 5.1 billion users, penetrate 68% of the world population and represent 52% of global web traffic. More than half of these are ‘smart’ devices with Internet access. iOS now represents 1.3 billion active devices. It is no wonder that cyber criminals specifically target mobile devices.