Mobile Device Security
Mobile phones, tablets, laptops and other mobile technology can be easily lost or stolen. Given that they are built to be mobile, that plays into the hands of thieves very nicely. Keep your mobile devices secure and in your possession. Below are some simple recommendations for helping keep your mobile technology secure.
- Keep your mobile devices locked up when you don’t have them with you. They are easily stolen by someone with even casual or one-time access to an area. Consider investing in tracing or tracking software. For iPads and iPhones, Apple has the Find My iPhone service for free. Other vendors you might consider are Computrace, iCloud, or Lookout.
- Use the device’s ability to lock or require a password or PIN to use.
- Use antivirus software made for the device. There are a variety of AV products for most mobile devices.