Ten Security Tips for Personally Managed iPhones and iPads - Slide 10

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Ensure that all Mail connections are encrypted. This requires that your email server support encryption, which most do. Without encryption support, your messages will be sent in the clear, which could make it possible for someone to intercept and read them.

  1. Go to Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars

For each account in the list:

  1. Go to SMTP, select a server name from the list
  2. Set "Use SSL" to ON

For each account in the list:

  1. Go to Advanced
  2. Set "Use SSL" to ON

When accessing webmail through Safari, make sure the login page is encrypted before entering your data. If it is encrypted, the URL will start with "https" instead of "http," and a lock icon will appear to the right of the URL.

Remote image loading should be disabled in Mail. This can prevent maliciously crafted images from harming your iOS device. It will also prevent attackers from linking your network address information to your email account.

  1. Go to Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars
  2. Set "Load Remote Images" to OFF

Smartphones, tablets and other mobile computing devices are becoming our go-to devices when it comes to getting things done, especially outside of the traditional office setting. They're just too convenient, and the increasing power packed into these gadgets means that some of them are worthy (or nearly worthy) of supplanting the laptops and desktops they once supplemented.

However, the smaller form factor of these devices, the "nomadic" nature in which they are used and the proliferation of different strategies (or inadequate ones) for securing these devices means that they create their own kinds of risks to your business data.

Given the risks, it’s important to adhere to strong security practices, especially if your device is personally managed and not administered by your company’s IT department. This slideshow features recommendations from The Information Assurance Mission at the NSA for securing your personally managed iPhone or iPad.

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