Meltdown and Spectre — two massive security flaws revealed publicly this month — allow attackers to access “secure” data by compromising privileged processor memory. They are the mother of all security vulnerabilities, making the largest breaches and vulnerabilities in the past look like child’s play. The vulnerabilities are unprecedented. They impact processors as old as 20 years across multiple operating systems.
While the UC vendor community still emphasizes the importance of mobility, one topic that doesn't get nearly enough attention is mobile security. Fortunately, there have been a number of developments that had improved the overall ability to secure sensitive information on or accessible through mobile devices, but organizations still must take steps to put them in place. And unfortunately, many organizations still seem to feel that "denial" is an adequate approach to security.