Not as secure as you might think. It’s likely that many of your users carry smart phones, connect to your company network with them, and have business-related data stored on them. Of course, they have the phones protected with a PIN or password to secure them from prying eyes – right? Some companies force password protection; for example, policies can be set that won’t allow your phone to connect to your Exchange email unless it’s PIN-protected. Unfortunately, it’s not that hard to crack the password/PIN, as was demonstrated recently by a Swedish security firm. Read more here:
About The Author
Debra Littlejohn Shinder is a technology and security analyst and author specializing in identity, security and cybercrime, utilizing her past experience as a police officer and police academy/criminal justice instructor. She has written numerous books and articles for web and print publications and has been awarded the Microsoft MVP designation for fourteen years in a row.