Six Ways of Losing Mobile Data

Apr 08, 2013

Mobile devices – including smartphones, laptops and tablets – open up new opportunities for portable productivity. But by their very mobile nature, they also open new vulnerabilities: new ways to lose data, lose protection and lose confidence in the security of your agency’s network.

Fortunately, productivity and protection can travel together – if you fully understand what the risks are and what you can do to mitigate them. This paper briefly reviews the top six threats to your mobile workforce, matching real-world hazards with really helpful ways you can take action and achieve the security your business requires.

  • Device loss and theft
  • Data leakage
  • Malware and malicious attacks
  • Shared devices and passwords
  • Jail breaking and rooting
  • Wi-Fi and wireless snooping