Eight Tips to Prevent Mobile Device Theft

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Click through for eight tips to help prevent the theft of your mobile devices, as identified by Ron Penna, chief strategy officer at Awareness Technologies.

Laptop theft and data loss are escalating concerns for companies of all sizes — from Fortune 500-level to small- to medium-sized businesses — and according to the FBI, 97 percent of stolen laptops are never recovered. As employees become increasingly more mobile and rely on multiple mobile devices from laptops, smartphones and iPads to conduct business, crimes associated with these devices are also on the rise. Malicious insiders as well as outside culprits are increasingly becoming more innovative and inventive in finding ways to steal valuable information and proprietary data from company and employee mobile devices and laptops that don’t have appropriate endpoint security.

Fortunately, there are ways that companies can protect themselves from theft. Ron Penna, chief strategy officer at Awareness Technologies, who has a behind-the-scenes perspective on what really causes most laptop thefts, outlines the top tips for preventing mobile device theft.

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