May 2, 2013 - The new age of mobile computing is upon us and it reminds me of a good horror film: both exhilarating and frightening at the same time, with the chance for an unsuspecting victim to emerge as an unlikely hero. May 1, 2013 - How does a small Canadian company get a contract to provide security software for top U.S. covert agencies with three-letter names like the NSA, CIA, and FBI? Actually, it's not that difficult, according to mobile security company Fixmo's CEO, Rick Segal. April 28, 2013 - Walking through the halls of federal buildings was a distinct change for Steven VanRoekel, who had started at Microsoft right out of college and spent three years as Bill Gates's assistant. April 26, 2013 - The bring your own device (BYOD) movement has been a hassle for not just businesses, but for the U.S. military as well, specifically the U.S. Army. The U.S. Air Force (USAF), however, has been working closely with mobile risk management (MRM) company Fixmo to provide secure mobile communications and access to applications from a range of smartphones and tablets. April 25, 2013 - I've written before about how proud I am to be associated with Fixmo. As an advisor to them I've been excited to see first hand the hard work and focused engineering they are putting into solutions with an ability to scale to Internet size. April 22, 2013 - Apple's Siri personal assistant in the iPhone and iPad remains a risk to businesses, despite the company's disclosure that it anonymizes voice clips and deletes the data within two years, experts say. Without advocating a ban on the use of Siri for employees who bring their own mobile devices to work, experts say companies have to weigh the risks carefully. April 2, 2013 - A user can train the software in the unique gesture in under a minute. A series of tests ensures that the software recognizes the gesture and that the user performs the gesture consistently. For example, a gesture could consist of the user writing his initials and drawing a line under them from right to left. But if the line is draw from left to right, the log-in fails. Once the gesture is set consistently, the user can use it to enter the Fixmo SafeZone or another third-party secure container. March 29, 2013 - I am a recovering Apple addict. I am also in the business of mobile security. So when I found a recent report issued by SourceFire, I found myself reading with great interest and a touch of skepticism. The report looked at vulnerabilities within mobile operating systems and claimed the iPhone is more vulnerable to compromise than Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phones combined. I believe these findings to be misleading. March 22, 2013 - AirWatch, the global leader in Enterprise Mobile Management (EMM), and Fixmo, a leading provider of defense-grade mobile security solutions, have announced a partnership that will see the two companies deliver integrated product offerings to meet the stringent compliance, data protection and application management needs of government agencies and customers in regulated markets. As a result of the partnership, customers can now deploy Fixmo SafeZone and Fixmo Sentinel Integrity Services as integrated components of the AirWatch EMM solution. March 14, 2013 - Research In Motion Ltd. is bringing more functionality to the security services it already offers for Apple Inc.'s iOS devices and smartphones running Google Inc.'s Android software as the BlackBerry maker battles to retain its lead in the increasingly competitive mobile device management space.
Fixmo is amobile risk management company that helps organizations identify, mitigate and manage risks associated with mobile deployment.
Founded in 2009, Fixmo Inc. is the mobile risk management (MRM) company that empowers organizations to mitigate risks around mobile deployments. Using Fixmo's solutions including its flagship Sentinel product, enterprises and government agencies ensure the integrity, compliance and auditability of every device used by their mobile workforce. Through a technology transfer agreement, Fixmo has commercialized and further advanced powerful MRM technologies initially developed by the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). The company is headquartered in Sterling, VA with offices in Toronto. For more information about mobile risk management visit www.fixmo.com or follow @fixmo on Twitter.