Join Lisa Bock for an in-depth discussion in this video Securing mobile devices, part of IT Security Foundations: Network Security.
- Today's mobile devices are essentially a small computer…designed to consume information.…Because of an always-on connection…and the amount of time spent on mobile devices,…users should take precaution to secure the device.…Mobile devices are small,…and they can be easily lost or stolen.…Passwords can be compromised.…A couple of the things that you should keep in mind…as far as mobile device best practices:…Keep software updated.…Patches and updates reduce the threats from malware attacks.…
And secure your phone.…To slow someone down from gaining access to your information…you should use a passphrase or password.…Use a biometric, such as a fingerprint, if available.…And set and idle timeout to lock the phone when not in use.…Use good web sense.…Use a secure connection, such as HTTPS,…while shopping or banking.…And stay up to date on your device. Know of recent threats.…Beware of apps. Don't download every app you see,…because apps can expose sensitive data…such as call history and contacts.…
Apps can perform suspicious actions,…
Note: This training maps to a number of the exam topics on the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Security Fundamentals exam (98-367). See https://www.microsoft.com/learning/en-us/exam-98-367.aspx for more information.
- Explain how Network Access Protection (NAP) works.
- Recall how server and domain isolation provides extra protection.
- Describe how Network Address Translation (NAT) works.
- Differentiate between DNSSec and DNS.
- Recognize the threat of password attacks.
- Summarize how antivirus software protects your system against malware.
- Cite the three levels for software-restriction policies.