Protecting the enterprise against mobile threats

Mobile devices have transformed the digital enterprise allowing employees to access the information they need to be most productive from virtually anywhere. Has that convenience come at a cost to enterprise security, though?

According to Forrester’s The State of Enterprise Mobile Security: 2016 to 2017, by Chris Sherman, “Employees are going to continue to purchase and use whatever devices and apps they need to serve customers and be highly productive, whether or not these devices are company-sanctioned.” …

What that means for security practitioners is that the attack surface is massive. “It now has been multiplied by a factor of 100 or 1,000 by the sheer number of vulnerable applications and devices that the attacker is able to leverage,” Simkin said. …

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