Security: Mobile dangers

While the smartphone boom has made working on the move much easier, it has also introduced a new avenue for security threats, writes Dermot Corrigan.

4th March, 2012
Security: Mobile dangers
Justin Owens, managing director, Commtech: 'We are seeing a lot more interest now in managing security on mobile devices'. Photo: Maura Hickey

Mobile internet use has mushroomed in the last couple of years, with many Irish-based professionals now accustomed to being able to pull up the most recent or relevant business information on their smartphone at any time, wherever they happen to be.

Savvy companies are on top of this and ensuring that their IT security is not compromised by business mobile usage, according to Justin Owens, managing director, Commtech.

"We are seeing a lot more interest...

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