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Smartphone and Tablet Era is a Double-Edged Sword: LTE Security Threats and Opportunities

FARMINGTON, Conn., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With the rapid expansion of broadband wireless, end-users increasingly rely upon handheld devices for almost all daily living activities. The new smartphone and tablets era have brought along a flood of security issues along with opportunities to capitalize. The competitive telecommunication market has prompted mobile network operators to put forth considerable efforts to address threats posed by cyber-criminals who are expanding their business globally. Android OSS devices have become the main target for attackers. Cyber-criminals are not bound to mobile malware alone as they also attack in other ways such as hacking the phone of user through the so-called "Freemium" games. This often occurs by way of hacking the bank account when user initiates a mobile payment.

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Meanwhile, fourth generation (4G) cellular LTE in particular represents both a unique opportunity and challenge as device attacks continue to grow at a rapid rate, exposing vulnerabilities that must be addressed. Already covering half the globe, long-term evolution (LTE) telecommunication is expected to be virtually everywhere by 2020.

Wireless Security Market in LTE Networks 2013-2018

For anyone involved in LTE network planning, device procurement, and/or application development and management, this report includes extensive LTE Security Market forecasting for the period 2013 - 2018.

Companies discussed in this report include Apple, Samsung Asus, Motorola, Kaspersky, AVG, McAffee, F-secure, Trojon, Verizon Wireless, NTT DocoMo, AT & T Mobility USA ,Metro PCS ,Vodafone D2 EMOBILE NTT DOCOMO SoftBank Mobile,KDDIVodafone,3(Hutchison),O2(Telefonica)Everything Everywhere, Zain,Nawras, Omantel, Mobily, Saudi Telecom Company (STC),Zain, du Etisalat, Movicel, Orange Mauritius, MTC Namibia, Vodacom, China Mobile Hong Kong,CSL, PCCW, Smartone, Aircel, Airtel, Augere, Qualcomm, Tikona, Megafon, MTS, and Yota.

An Executive Summary for this report and free sample pages from the full document are available at http://www.giiresearch.com/report/min258734-wireless-security-market-lte-networks.html

Wi-Fi Direct Solutions and Applications

WiFi Direct allows devices to communicate directly with each other using methods similar to traditional WiFi without the reliance upon a central access point. Instead, the devices use a "Software Access Point" (Soft AP). When two devices get within close range of each other the users can merely push a button which will allow the devices to communicate directly with one another and negotiate which device will act as the access point rather than using a central access point.

In the person-to-device application type, the user will communicate with another WiFi Direct capable device for communications such as printing a file on their smartphone to the target device. In the reverse direction the device, a Blu-Ray player, will communicate with the user by 'pushing' the video to the user's tablet device.

An Executive Summary for this report and free sample pages from the full document are available at http://www.giiresearch.com/report/min258735-wi-fi-direct-solutions-applications.html

Wireless/Mobile Devices and OSS: Solutions and Market Opportunities

This research package covers all major device types including smartphones, tablets, and wearable computing/communications devices. Wireless/Mobile Devices and OSS: Solutions and Market Opportunities is the most comprehensive research package available in the market focusing on wireless/mobile devices including OSS, User Interface (UI), device issues such as Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and device security/privacy, user behavior and usability.

An Executive Summary for this report and free sample pages from the full document are available at http://www.giiresearch.com/report/min258274-wireless-mobile-devices-oss-solutions-market.html

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