Explore the basic risk profile of the mobile device field. Ryan Spence discusses current and future mobile technology. Understand some of the hardware and software that drives your phone. Learn about technological risks specific to mobile devices, so that you can safeguard your digital life from malicious parties.
- With all the risk, why would anyone…use these technologies?…In a word, popularity.…The global community has made their position clear,…mobile technology is here to stay.…In 2010, the global mobile workforce…was 900 million strong.…In just five years, that number increased…to a staggering 1.4 billion.…In this chart, we see the dramatic increase…of mobile adoption relative to the entire world population.…
This means that 20% of the global population…is accomplishing their work, at least in part,…with a mobile device.…On these billions of devices, we are banking,…chatting, sharing photos with our family and friends,…connecting with new and old loves,…conducting all sorts of business, and tracking our health.…This presents unparalleled access to your information…and assets.…There are two risk categories associated…with the use of mobile devices,…software and hardware.…
Although they work together,…both categories express different vulnerabilities.…Software attacks occur when something from the outside…of my device finds its way into my device…
- Understanding mobile security risks
- Buying and disposing of mobile devices
- Setting up mobile passwords
- Implementing lock screen security
- Adjusting Android admin settings and iOS privacy options
- Setting up options to find your phone
- Securing cameras, microphones, and other hardware on your mobile device
Skill Level Beginner
1. Considering the Need for Security
2. Securing an Android Device
3. Securing an iOS Device
4. Securing Device Hardware
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