By Rene Millman
On Monday the 25th of November a memo was released to the European Parliament Free Software User group mailing list announcing that they were going to be disabling the public wireless network. This is in response to a man-in-the-middle style attack which successfully intercepted traffic between cell-phones and the unencrypted wireless.
As more employees bring their own devices into the workplace, businesses face the challenge of enforcing corporate security policies on consumer devices that are not solely controlled by the IT department,” said Jason Hart, vice president of cloud solutions at security firm SafeNet. “Most employees now store a wide range of both personal and business information on their mobile devices, so this lack of control exposes businesses to serious security vulnerabilities in the form of data breaches and unauthorised access.