What Apple and Google are not Telling you About Mobile Device Security


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Based on research from the most recent Unisys Security Index report, Unisysfound that business users are accessing critical corporate data via unprotected means such as public wifi and utilizing simple passwords. In addition, an increasing number of people are accessing their employers’ business applications using their personal devices.

And thanks to the flood of devices surging into the workplace from the BYOD movement, the world can suddenly climb through the thousands of security holes opened up by all those devices and apps.

 

Enterasys Networks was one of the first Security vendors to address this issue, and I suspect Unisys will follow suit. Companies like Good for Enterprise are providing a robust security wrapper around productivity applications, but it’s still not charged with protecting that rogue game downloaded by Henry in Marketing.

One thing is for sure, there’s going to be a lot of challenges for IT moving forward. Unisys has outlined a few of them in the infographic below:

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