Security: App security causing headaches for IT teams

Enterprise-level apps carrying sensitive data are susceptible to attack, writes JJ Worrall.

26th January, 2014

The dangers presented by ''unregulated third party access to mobile devices carrying sensitive company data are ''far too often ignored when downloading apps, according to a number of IT security industry experts, including Dermot Williams, chief executive of Threatscape.

Williams said ''while many of us, even those aware of the risk will download a new app for either personal or work reasons ''without properly looking at the permissions, more companies have to ''wake up to...

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