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Mobile Devices Threaten Enterprises From Within

By Vigilize | Tuesday, August 31, 2010 - Leave a Comment

According to an article posted by DarkReading, nearly every office worker carries a mobile phone into work. Much of the time, the devices are more advanced smartphones, such as Android-based phones, Blackberry devices, or Apple’s iPhone. The employees almost never consider the security implications of bringing connected devices behind a company’s firewall.

Yet the trend has not escaped the notice of chief security officers and information-technology administrators. Smartphones are becoming prolific within enterprises, but the security teams don’t really have a handle on how to secure the devices, says John Hering, CEO of Lookout, a mobile security firm.


Read the rest of the article posted by DarkReading: Mobile Devices Threaten Enterprises From Within


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