Productivity and efficiency are on the rise for your company when the mobile workforce comes into play. With advancements in mobile internet speeds, hi-definition videos, and telecommunication technologies, this allows work to become increasingly mobile. Although it creates a little freedom from the office, it also creates freedom in terms of security measures, which can be a danger to your company.
Your mobile device can be a primary way to access the company’s resources and applications, which will threaten the company’s success; there is a potential for major data theft and unauthorized access to the network through stolen and lost devices.
What’s at Stake?
Mobile devices, such as laptops, smartphones, and tablets, are fairly easy to steal or misplace. Without proper data encryption, they become easily accessible and high-risk for data loss. Pre-configuration for automatic logins draw attacks to your company’s:
- Mail servers,
- Data Resources, and
- Enterprise Applications.
These devices also pose data-security risks. Mobile Malware is on the rise and most of it stems from 3rd party sites and markets. It’s hard to know what kind of personal applications are being placed next to your company’s applications.
What Does Encryption Do for Your Company?
- It encrypts, controls, and monitors only corporate data on the device, and
You must make sure all corporate data on mobile devices is encrypted to make it unreadable to unauthorized users. You must also have data wipe options that allow system administrators to remotely wipe company data off lost or stolen devices.
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