Smartphone Security Gaps Exposed

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Click through for smartphone security gaps and tips on how to patch them.

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As the number of smartphones capable of accessing enterprise resources increases, it’s important to remember that smartphones operate more like a computer than a phone.  Smartphones work so well as a portable office because they have the capability to browse the Internet.  That capability means your employees are at risk for viruses and other security breaches, so IT staff need to be just as vigilant with company-issued phones accessing the network as they are with computers.

We’ve put together this list of vulnerabilities inherent in the current generation of mobile devices, and then outlined the elements necessary to patch those security gaps.

The IT Business Edge Knowledge Network also provides several resources for establishing guidelines for mobile device use within the enterprise.


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