Mobile Security and the IoT

Posted December 1, 2015 in Data Analytics & Digital Technologies

Mobile security is a complex issue that is growing more difficult as devices multiply within the organization. New devices include new ecosystems and new operating systems, which can conflict with existing security measures as well as adding less understood modes of access to online data. Lack of familiarity creates innumerable vulnerability points that may be exploited by sophisticated hackers, as devices become more widely used in critical applications. We have looked at mobile security before, mainly around the proliferation of smartphones in the office. But the issue is likely to become much more complicated as we enter the era of the Internet of Things (IoT).

About The Author
Brian Dooley
Brian J. Dooley is a Senior Consultant with Cutter Consortium's Data Analytics & Digital Technologies practice. He is an author, analyst, and journalist with more than 30 years' experience in analyzing and writing about IT trends. Mr. Dooley has written seven books, numerous user manuals, hundreds of reports, and more than 2,000 magazine features. He is the founder and past President of the New Zealand Chapter of the Society for Technical… Read More
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