Mobile security issues grow as a result of device thefts

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Lost and stolen smartphones and tablets are making the effort to protect privacy much more difficult. Companies that are attempting to protect mobile security are finding that their jobs are becoming increasingly challenging as a result of the issues that arise following the loss or theft of devices such as smartphones and tablets. This, according to a survey that was conducted in the United States by ZixCorp. A US Cellular survey showed that 58 percent of individuals in the United States had experienced a lost, stolen, or damaged cell phone…

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Lack of mobile security could be a major problem for the government

Mobile security is lacking Security has never been a modest problem and it is quickly becoming a priority issue as technology becomes more advanced. Mobile technology, in particular, has come to play an important role in the lives of people around the world. These people share a wealth of information through their smartphones and tablets, and this is not only social or financial information. Mobile devices are becoming quite common in the workplace and many people are using their devices to do business on behalf of their employer. The problem:…

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Mobile security policies are weak among businesses

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The failure to implement strong strategies, particularly when allowing BYOD is increasing risks. According to a recent statement released by executives from CA Technologies, enterprises are not putting adequate mobile security policies into place to protect themselves against the many risks that they are generating by allowing employees to bring their own devices. These BYOD activities are increasing the opportunity for cybercriminals to attack. This, according to the senior director of product marketing for enterprise mobility at CA Technologies, Arun Bhattacharya. According to Bhattacharya, this failure to come up with…

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