Mobile devices have become a plague for information security professionals. They are an easy way for a malicious employee to remove data from the corporate network. There are worms and other malware that specifically target these devices, such as the iPhone worm that would steal banking data and enlist these devices in a botnet. There was also the iPhone game maker that designed his game to harvest user information.
We got such a great response to a guest contribution by Perimeter CTO Kevin Prince over at our Network Security Edge site about his views on the top threats for this year that we asked him if we could use the information as the basis of this quick presentation.
You'll get a lot of useful info by clicking through these slides, but we strongly encourage you to check out Prince's full analysis of 2009's trends and his thoughts on the threats, both growing and persistent, facing your network.