How secure is password protection on mobile phones?

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:

http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-57405580-93/iphone-passcode-cracking-is-easier-than-you-think/?part=rss&subj=news&tag=2547-1_3-0-20

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