The Seven Security Habits of Highly Successful Mobile IT Administrators - Slide 6

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If employees are using a consumer app (like a PDF reader) to open and view company documents, those files are not completely secure. They can be synced to cloud-based storage and potentially leaked. To prevent such breaches, IT must implement restrictions only found in solutions that “containerize” data inside corporate applications.

Let's face it: IT administrators in America's top corporations have their hands full protecting company information in a world gone mobile. Smartphones, and the smart employees who use them, can often circumvent security procedures, forwarding confidential memos or attachments to other phones or alternate email accounts without consideration for the vulnerability of that information.

Rather than limit access to information, today's IT departments are finding new ways to safeguard the behaviors of their mobile work force — regardless of the devices they choose — and prevent data loss or leakage across their networks. Here are seven habits Good Technology, Inc. has identified for how they do it.

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