Communication, Mobility & Collaboration

Trends in Mobile Security (Technical Briefings)

Course Overview
With our increasing dependence on mobile devices and applications there is an increased risk that personal or business information could be the target of theft or attack. In this report, Caleb Barlow Director of Product Management for IBM Security identifies the latest trends in mobile threats and vulnerabilities. In addition, Mr. Barlow offers advice and best practices to help IT and business professionals reduce the risk of an attack or data loss in their organizations.

Track: Technical Briefings
In-depth information on new technologies, techniques and solution providers

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Recognize how mobile communication has impacted on our lives and the way we do business today
  • Understand the leading security threats and vulnerabilities for mobile devices and applications
  • Identify best practices to help keep malware and other mobile threats at bay

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Caleb Barlow – IBM Critical Infrastructure Security Application, Data, and Mobile Security Director 

A self-described “Big Thinker, Innovator, and Technologist with a day job as an IBM Security Exec,” Caleb Barlow is the director of Application, Data and Mobile Security at IBM. His popular online podcasts cover the ins and outs of information security, both from a business and a consumer perspective, and more than 8,000 users follow him on Twitter for the latest happenings in the world of cybersecurity and technology. Caleb is also an expert in various social technologies – in his previous role at IBM he was the director of Unified Communications and Collaboration, where he was responsible for the voice, video, web conferencing, instant messaging and social business communications under the IBM Sametime brand. 

Caleb has spent most of his career focused on designing and building businesses around alternative software delivery models. He first joined IBM in 1992, and was responsible for building the global groupware outsourcing practice for hosted Lotus Notes and Microsoft Exchange. Prior to joining the Lotus team Caleb was the Director of Technology Services at Syncra Systems (acquired by Retek, later Oracle). He was also part of the initial team of 5 that started Ascendant Technology, a highly successful IBM business partner.

Software & Hardware Requirements:

  • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
  • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
  • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
  • Ram: 256 MB minimum
  • Sound card with speakers/headphones
  • Windows or Mac OS

Price (USD)

Standard Rate: $29.00
Subscribers: $29.00
Pillsbury U Online: $29.00
Metro State Univ: FREE


Course Code : WIT-1883

Course Level : N/A

Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning

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