Infonetics Research estimates that over the next 5 years, more than 7 billion new smartphones and tablets will ship worldwide, resulting in increased sales of mobile device security client software to top $2.9 billion by 2017.
The ACLU has filed an FTC complaint against AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless,because they leave customers exposed to harm by not updating their handset operating systems in a timely manner.
Mocana MAP 2.4.2, offers new capabilities to make it easier for organizations to integrate with existing network infrastructures, enhanced data sharing between secured apps, and enables BYOD in compliance-focused environments.
There is no way to deal with the risk that BYOD brings. Between Android and iOS, there are millions of apps readily available for download, countless numbers of which open up doors in BYOD technologies that hackers and cybercriminals can easily stroll through.
From a security perspective, most consumer devices and services leave much to be desired. The tools at the disposal of security professionals for dealing with consumerization are quite limited and include the ability to Block it, Wrap it, or Allow it and pray.
If regulatory protected information gets onto your device, you are obligated to protect it. Are you fully prepared to guarantee that everything you are doing on your personally managed device meets the obligations of you and your organization to protect sensitive information?