Info Sources

Stats & Charts

“Vulnerable organizations”
  1. Gartner Predicts by 2017, Half of Employers will Require Employees to Supply Their Own Device for Work Purposes – Gartner
“Vulnerable devices”
  1. Skycure Report Finds Mobile Threats Lurking Around Every Corner, with Two in Every 100 Devices Already Compromised and More than 40 Percent at Medium to High Risk – Skycure
“Attainable Market”
  1. Mobility Index Report, Q1 2015. Report on App, Platform and Device Preferences from the Leader in Secure Mobility – Good
  2. Gartner Says Worldwide Smartphone Sales Grew 9.7 Percent in Fourth Quarter of 2015 – Gartner
  3. Report: Samsung to move 45 million Galaxy S6 and S6 edge units this year – Phone Arena
“Agency Mobile Security Demand”
  1. 80,000 DOD users of Blackberry Devices – CNet
  2. 20,000 secure comms units in the hands of French Ministry of Defense – Ercom
  3. 14,000 secure comms units in the hands of French Army – Thales Group
  4. USASOC switching from Android devices to iPhone 6s devices for better situational awareness – DOD Buzz
  5. At any given time, USASOC has more than 4,000 soldiers deployed in 76 countries – Military.com
“Security Sector Growth”
  1. Global IT security market growth (2015-2020) – Business Insider
  2. Global IT security market growth (2004,2011) – Wired
  3. Expected Global Security Market Expenditures (2015-2020) – Business Insider
  4. Expected Cyber Crime Costs – Cybersecurity Ventures
  5. Expected Global Security Market Expenditures (2015-2020) – Business Insider
  6. Example Cyber Security Budgets (JP Morgan) – Wall Street Journal
  7. Example Cyber Security Budgets (Bank of America) – The Business Journals
  8. Example Cyber Security Budgets (Citibank) – Crain's New York Business
  9. Example Cyber Security Budgets (Wells Fargo) – Wall Street Journal
“enterprise mobile opportunity”
  1. Deloitte (50k mobile users), GE (50k mobile users), Accenture (10k+ mobile users), American Airlines (10k+ mobile users), Cisco Mobile (10k+ mobile users) – Business Insider
  2. 84% of Enterprise market supports iPhone – Business Insider
  3. 97% of the Fortune 500 are clients – Business Insider
  4. iPhone represents 59% of the U.S. enterprise market – Business Insider

Definitions

“Common Surveillance techniques”
  1. Monitoring Center – Privacy International
  2. Phone Monitoring – Privacy International
  3. Intrusion – Privacy International
  4. NSO Group Pegasus System – Vice Motherboard
  5. NSO group Financial Stats – Reuters

Infographics & Maps

“Government Surveillance”
  1. Afghanistan – Al Jazeera
  2. Algeria – Freedom House
  3. Australia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Britain, Brunei, Canada, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Ethiopia, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan, Latvia, Malaysia, Mexico, Mongolia, Netherlands, Qatar, Serbia, Singapore, Turkmenistan, the United Arab Emirates, the United States and Vietnam – New York Times
  4. China – NPR
  5. Colombia, Panama, Paraguay, Peru: – EFF
  6. Cuba – Freedom House
  7. Egypt – Freedom House
  8. Finland – EDRI
  9. Greece – Vice News
  10. Iran – RSF
  11. Iraq – CACNP
  12. Ireland – The Journal
  13. Israel – The Intercept
  14. Italy – EDRI
  15. Kazakhstan – Engadget
  16. Kenya – Privacy International
  17. Lebanon – Al-Akhbar
  18. Morocco – Privacy International
  19. Myanmar – Freedom House
  20. North Korea – The Telegraph
  21. Oman – ONI
  22. Pakistan – Privacy International
  23. Philippines – Privacy International
  24. Poland – BBC
  25. Russia – Al Jazeera
  26. South Africa – Privacy International
  27. South Korea – New York Times
  28. South Sudan – Haaretz
  29. Spain – Techdirt
  30. Sweden – Open Democracy
  31. Switzerland – The Independent
  32. Syria – CBS News
  33. Tajikistan – Privacy International
  34. Thailand – Privacy International
  35. Tunisia – Freedom House
  36. Turkey – Freedom House
  37. Ukraine – Freedom House
  38. Uzbekistan – Freedom House
“known surveillance companies”
  1. Locations (by country) and relative prevalence of companies producing surveillance software and equipment for sale. Data collected March 10, 2017 – Surveillance Industry Index
“media coverage”
  1. With Amazon Fire's Six Cameras, Smartphones Are Evolving Into More Perfect Spying Devices – Forbes
  2. Mantén tu privacidad al máximo con este dispositivo para Iphone – Robb Report Mexico
  3. Vysk QS1 Is An Otterbox For The Privacy Freak – TechCrunch
  4. These Are the Most Ingenious Gadgets From CES 2015 – Time
  5. After the Show Show: Hack-proofing your phone – Fox & Friends
  6. 5 New Gadgets From CES That Will Change How You Work – Inc.
  7. Can Vysk's QS1 smartphone case really make handsets unhackable? – The Guardian
  8. The Vysk iPhone Case Ensures Your Camera And Photos Never Get Hacked – Fast Company
  9. Meet The 'Unhackable' Gadgets Battling 'The Internet Of Things' – Huffington Post

Brief Sources

TruE2E Feature Brief
  1. US 8,724,020 Microphone and camera disruption apparatus and method – Justia Patents
  2. US 9,124,792 Microphone and camera disruption apparatus and method – Justia Patents
  3. US 8,731,186 Microphone disruption apparatus and method – Justia Patents
  4. US 8,902,318 - Internal signal diversion to secure processor w/ internal camera shutter – Justia Patents
  5. US 9,147,068 - Internal signal diversionapparatus & method – Justia Patents
  6. 2015 / 0286817 - Internal signal diversion apparatus & method – Google Patents
  7. US 9,565,359 - Internal signal diversion with camera shuttering – Justia Patents
Mic Jammer Feature Brief
  1. US 8,724,020 Microphone and camera disruption apparatus and method. – Justia Patents
  2. US 9,124,792 Microphone and camera disruption apparatus and method. – Justia Patents
  3. US 8,731,186 Microphone disruption apparatus and method – Justia Patents
Lockdown Mode feature Brief
  1. “Spies Can Listen to Your iPhone Microphone Even if it is Switched OFF, Experts Reveal” – Daily Mirror
  2. “UK Government Bans iPads and Phones from Secret Meetings” – Tech Radar