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Phone App Security in 2022

By Erik Briceno

Phone App Security in 2022

Just because an application comes from an “official” store, doesn’t mean it’s safe. The Google Play Store has been in the news so many times now that their security policies have been called into question on multiple occasions.

Many of these apps are actually quite popular, and indeed even functional. They’re disguised as useful tools such as currency calculators and device cleaners and are further obfuscated by the fact that they actually work as advertised. They even have rather high review ratings. Lurking behind these applications however are many variants of malware.

So, if you can’t trust the stores and your device is pretty much useless without apps, how in the world do you discover and download apps safely? Here is some advice.   Read more

Smartphone Smarts: Know What Data You're Sharing and How To Protect It

By Erik Briceno

Smartphone Smarts: Know What Data You’re Sharing and How To Protect It

When it comes to cybersecurity, you may think you’re taking all the necessary steps to protect your critical information by building in safeguards that are an integral part of your IT network.

Rogue hackers, corporate saboteurs and internet vandals pose a clear and present danger to your company — which is why it’s essential to keep the doors to your computer systems locked.

But those same cybersecurity principles should apply to the smartphones — and the accompanying apps — your employees are using, which also contain vital business information.   Read more

Phone App Security in 2022
Phone App Security in 2022
Until App Store Security Improves, the Burden Is on You
Until App Store Security Improves, the Burden Is on You
Smartphone Smarts: Know What Data You're Sharing and How To Protect It
Smartphone Smarts: Know What Data You’re Sharing and How To Protect It