Security on Mobile Devices

For iPhone, iPad, Android and Blackberry users, the Mobile Devices Team has compiled some platform-specific information regarding setting passwords as well as how to remotely wipe and disable your device if lost or stolen. Access the information on all of these devices from the Mobile Device Ninja page.

Additional security recommendations:

  • Make sure your smartphone is running the latest operating system available and is regularly backed up.
  • Avoid storing personally identifiable information (PII) on your smartphone.
  • Do not store web or application passwords with the smartphone auto-save features.

Read the full article on mobile device security tips and recommendations at IS&T News.

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