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Privoro CEO, Mike Fong adds his perspective – to those of other executives from Cognizant, BullGuard, Bottle Rocket, and Pereless Systems – on ways individuals can defend themselves against cybercrime.
While blocking smartphone cameras can be relatively straightforward, the complexities associated with blocking sound preclude a simple equivalent, as Mike Fong details in his latest byline for GCN.
As part of CRN’s Emerging Vendors of 2019, Privoro is featured among their 46 chosen "hot security startups."
John Chambers, founder and CEO of JC2 Ventures, talks about embracing businesses that will bring about a new form of capitalism, including new startups that are located outside of Silicon Valley, like Privoro in Phoenix.
In his latest article for Security Magazine, Privoro CEO Mike Fong explores how to prioritize security resources in light of the group dynamics of eavesdropping.
Privoro's director of government and federal business, Michael Campbell writes about the growing threats and Microphone-hijacking spyware on legislator's smartphones constitutes a new kind of threat that requires novel thinking about information and its protection.
Privoro’s director of government and federal business, Michael Campbell talks to Sean Miller about the SafeCase and how it can provide proactive microphone security for the smartphones of politicians.
Privoro founder and CEO, Mike Fong featured in Sam Mire’s article on the future of cybersecurity.
Privoro CEO recounts his day to show what compromised smartphone sensors can reveal to threat actors looking and listening in.
Campaigns and party organizers look to solve cybersecurity vulnerabilities with top-down policies and protocols.
Protecting sensitive conversations from compromise.
New mobile security prototyping contracting between Privoro and the US Air Force leverages the SafeCase, intelligent smartphone case.
Robert K. Ackerman of SIGNAL Magazine details Privoro’s AFCEA International Small Business Innovation Shark Tank win.
Air Force Technology article on the Air Force contract to demonstrate two capabilities to address government mobile security and productivity issues using the Privoro SafeCase platform.
Mariana Iriarte of Military Embedded Systems on Privoro receiving the US Air Force prototyping contract.
ExecutiveBiz post from Nichols Martin on the Air Force awarding Privoro a development contract for mobile hardware security protection tools via the Privoro SafeCase.
From a field of 22 small business, Privoro and its SafeCase emerged as the winner of the 2019 AFCEA Innovation Shark Tank competition.
The United States Air Force’s innovation arm has engaged Privoro to demonstrate two capabilities addressing government mobile security and productivity issues with its hardware root of trust-based mobile security platform, SafeCase.
In his first article for Defense Systems, Privoro founder and CEO Mike Fong explores the use of smartphones among warfighters, how untrusted sensors can affect mission success and what can be done to mitigate risk.
In this article for Help Net Security, Privoro founder and CEO Mike Fong explains why smartphone sensors are a big target for advertisers and looks at some of the steps that users can take to defend against sensor-based mobile tracking.
Privoro SafeCase has won a 2019 Govies Government Security Award, presented by leading industry publications Security Today and GovSec.
In his first contributing article for Forbes Technology Council, Privoro founder and CEO Mike Fong explores the three fatal flaws that have hamstrung mobile security and looks at emerging options for protecting enterprise data from users’ untrusted smartphones.
In a recent article about how iOS app requests for permissions can turn smartphones into spying tools, Privoro founder and CEO Mike Fong discusses the ongoing security risks this presents to government agencies, enterprises and individuals.
In an article about the possibility that the Amazon CEO’s phone could have been hacked, Privoro founder and CEO Mike Fong discusses the data available from vulnerable smartphone sensors.
The Privoro SafeCase awarded a Govies Government Security Award for outstanding government security product in the category of Cyber Defense Solutions.
In an interview with Information Security Media Group at RSA Conference 2019, Privoro founder and CEO Mike Fong discusses why Privoro created the SafeCase and demonstrates how the device works.
SIGNAL Magazine mentions Privoro as finalist for the Shark Tank Innovation finalist at the AFCEA Homeland Security Conference.
Kate Brew discusses federal government bans on smartphones and references within designated spaces and how it's effecting workplace productivity. For reference to the problem, Kate refers to Mike Fong’s Security Magazine article, "Smartphone Bans are Taking a Toll on the Federal Workforce".
In an expert panel about evaluating new technology solutions, Privoro founder and CEO Mike Fong urges the need to understand a product’s privacy implications.
In an expert panel about ensuring a diverse workforce, Privoro founder and CEO Mike Fong highlights the importance of talking about biases.
Joining John Chambers of JC2 Ventures and Vijay Balasubramaniyan of Pindrop, Privoro founder and CEO Mike Fong talks about the challenges of protecting information in a world increasingly reliant on voice-user interfaces.
A panel from the AT&T Chief Security Office discusses, in video, how smartphone bans for some federal government workers is impacting productivity. For reference to the problem, the team mentions Privoro founder and CEO, Mike Fong's Security Magazine article, "Smartphone Bans are Taking a Toll on the Federal Workforce".
Smartphone surveillance has opened up an entirely new avenue of exposure for high-value information, forcing many security professionals to rethink how they see data. In an this article for Security Boulevard, Privoro Founder and CEO Mike Fong explores a different class of data, known as data in vicinity.
John Chambers, founder and CEO of JC2 Ventures, talks about his philosophy for investing in tech startups and briefly discusses why he thinks Privoro is poised to disrupt mobile security.
The federal government has instituted smartphone bans to keep mobile vulnerabilities out of secure spaces. In an article for Security Magazine, Privoro founder and CEO Mike Fong explores the side effects these bans are having on the federal workforce.
Smartphones have become vital to both our personal and professional lives. Unfortunately, they have also become a primary attack surface for hackers, cybercriminals and foreign spies. In this article, Mike Fong outlines why external mobile hardware is fast becoming the next logistical step in protecting vulnerable smartphone data.
With the increasing attention being paid to the internet of things security concerns by legislators at both the state and federal levels, it’s worth considering the implications of the connected sensors that we carry with us everywhere we go -- those in our smartphones.
@JC2Ventures: Congrats to JC2-backed @Privoro for winning S2E3 of @AFCEA’s Innovation Shark Tank! Their SafeCase is much more than just a smartphone case, it’s a high-security source of trust, a counter-surveillance device & a modular platform for hardware innovations.
Smartphone vulnerabilities continue to plague security professionals as threat actors turn to these devices as a vehicle to access sensitive organizational information. Privoro puts organizations back in control by providing hardware-based protections that address smartphone risks.
JC2 Ventures backed Privoro announces the launch of the first-of-its-kind SafeCase, a hardware-based smartphone case that provides intelligent security protections from smartphone vulnerabilities.