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Posted Jan 29, 2010 7:35:04 AM by DecisionPoint Team & filed under

Lock on ChainsManaging mobile devices within your enterprise is an important element to ensure security. The use of company-issued and employee-owned smartphones is increasing within enterprises and like all mobile devices security measures must be in place in order to reduce smartphone security risks. A recent article by Mary Brandel from Computerworld cited 10 common smartphone security risks and what your enterprise can do to make these devices more secure.

  1. Configuration management plan
  2. Power-on password, strong password policy
  3. Inactivity timeout/auto-lock
  4. Auto-destruct and data-wiping plans
  5. Memory encryption rules
  6. Master plan for backup and synchronization
  7. Email forwarding regulations
  8. Application restrictions
  9. Default browser rules
  10. Policy for dealing with smartphone diversity


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