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The importance of trust in leading a market transition

Posted by John Chambers on Dec 5, 2019 11:10:29 AM

As I wrote in my book Connecting the Dots, trust is one of a company’s two most important assets (the other is information). For a company looking to lead a market transition, establishing trust is a bit like the old chicken and egg dilemma: The company can’t earn trust without customer validation, yet they can’t get customers without first establishing trust. This is exactly why the hardest customer to land is always the first – and why, at the end of the day, successfully navigating the delicate balance of trust becomes vital to survival.

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Topics: Mobile Security, Privoro, JC2 Ventures, Connecting the Dots, John Chambers, Trusted Hardware, Mike Fong

6 bold predictions for smartphone security in 2019.

Posted by Mike Fong on Jan 9, 2019 7:05:58 PM

In the last 12 months, the threat of compromised smartphone cameras and microphones has taken on bigger real estate in the public consciousness, transforming from a largely abstract fear into a real, widespread and potentially devastating problem. The bad news is that this problem will get worse before it gets better. The good news is that security-centric organizations are looking for ways to proactively defend against this threat. So what will the next 12 months hold in store? Below, I’ve outlined six mobile security predictions for the coming year.

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Topics: Mobile Security, Privoro, Smartphone Vulnerabilities, Smartphone Security, spyware, SafeCase, Data in Vicinity, Smartphone Anti-Surveillance

Why does the world need a SafeCase?

Posted by Mike Fong on Oct 10, 2018 4:46:23 AM

We started Privoro in 2013 not merely as a company, but as a philosophy: that security and privacy need not be casualties of our hyper-connected, sensor-driven, mobile-first world. That we should be able to trust and control our electronic devices. That our information is ours alone, and we should be able to control how it is accessed and shared.

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Topics: Mobile Security, Privoro, Smartphone Vulnerabilities, Data Privacy, Smartphone Security, spyware, SafeCase

Privoro celebrates National Dog Day.

Posted by Nox R. Landa on Aug 26, 2018 12:01:00 AM

On Sunday, August 26th, the country will celebrate National Dog Day. Sure, this day was chosen to celebrate man’s best friend – those loving companions some of us just can’t live without.

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Topics: Privoro, National Dog Day

Blocking smartphone cameras is easy. Protecting microphones is hard. Here’s why.

Posted by Blake Kotiza on Apr 16, 2018 12:00:00 PM

BlockingCamerasMicrophonesBlogImageOver the last couple of years I’ve become much more security- and privacy-focused. Why?

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Topics: Privoro, Smartphone Vulnerabilities, Mobile Tracking, Smartphone Security

Protecting your smartphone from fake cell towers.

Posted by Blake Kotiza on Feb 5, 2018 10:17:28 AM

The first time I heard about “Fake Cell Towers”, I thought to myself, Hold up. There is such a thing as a “fake” cell tower?!? Why would someone want or use a fake cell tower?

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Topics: Privoro, Smartphone Vulnerabilities, Mobile Tracking, Smartphone Security, fake cell towers

Data in vicinity: Data collected in the presence of an electronic device.

Posted by Blake Kotiza on Oct 4, 2017 10:04:00 AM

In today’s digital-driven world, just about everything we do creates a data trail that can live forever. Clicking on a website, opening the garage door, adjusting the temperature in our houses, taking a rideshare to the airport, making a dinner reservation, scanning our boarding passes, “liking” a photo, recording a television show, sending a text to a client, making a request into a digital assistant … all create an unwitting data trail. That data is stored, analyzed, brokered, distributed, parsed, combined and attributed to individuals, companies and nation states.

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Topics: Privoro, Data in Vicinity

Why did we start Privoro? Setting a new standard for mobile security.

Posted by Mike Fong on Sep 16, 2017 12:00:00 AM

Because we believe that people, businesses and governments should be able to trust and control their electronic devices and the sensitive information that is shared around them.

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Topics: Mobile Security, Privoro, Data in Vicinity

At Privoro, we’re rethinking mobile security to empower you to participate in our hyper-connected, data-driven world without giving up control of your personal information. Stay tuned to our blog to learn about the big problems we’re solving and why we’re using mobile security hardware systems to solve them.

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