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Sep 09
2013

5 ways to Protect Privacy on Mobile Devices

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Mobile Devices

Robert Siciliano

Privacy advocates are working to prevent the worst and most extreme outcomes of personal data collection. They know that without checks and balances—without consumers knowing their rights and actively protecting their own privacy and personal data—that data could be used unethically.

Jan 08
2013

Top 10 Security Considerations For New Device

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Mobile Devices , Mobile Device Management

Robert Siciliano

There’s a ton of new devices flooding the market and it has been predicted by the North Pole there have been many good boys and girls this year who will be receiving them. Out of Santa’s sack will come computers, tablets, smartphones, and gaming consoles. But if you happen to get one of these new devices, you should know that the first step in enjoying it is protecting it.

Aug 07
2012

What Are The Risks Of A Lost Or Stolen Mobile Device?

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Mobile Devices

Robert Siciliano

Have you ever thought about what would happen if you lost your mobile phone? These days we rely on our mobile phones more than ever. For a lot of us, it can also be a nightmare if it’s lost, stolen or hacked, especially since today it’s become our most personal computer,

Jul 28
2012

Watch for New Attacks Aimed at Mobile Devices

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Mobile Devices

Robert Siciliano

A mobile device is an indispensible extension of your life, containing some of your most private conversations and confidential information. It’s your phone book, email, photo album, social life, and even your wallet, all rolled into one device. Chances are if you own a smartphone or tablet, it is connected to your money or financial accounts. For many, it’s like a right hand (or in my case, left hand), so it’s essential to secure your device and the information it holds.

Apr 25
2012

FCC and Carriers to Create Stolen Phone Consortium

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Mobile Devices , Mobile Device Management , FCC

Robert Siciliano

Stolen phones are a big problem here in the US. Many are stolen in robberies. Robberies are, by definition, violent crimes, and there are many instances of robberies of mobile phones that resulted in serious injury or even death.

Apr 18
2012

Android Viruses are the Real Deal

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Virus , Mobile Devices , Mobile Device Management

Robert Siciliano

Smartphones now make up half of all activated mobile phones. And as we know, smartphones are small computers, capable of performing most of the same functions as a PC, primarily through the use of mobile applications.

Oct 18
2011

Consumers Need to Rethink IT Security and Safety

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Mobile Devices , IT Security

Robert Siciliano

Hackers and crackers and data breaches! Oh my! Confused? Overwhelmed? Don’t care? You should, and there’s help.


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