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Volume 8, Issue 2
How Do I Protect the Information on My Smartphone?
From the Desk of William F. Pelgrin, Chair
We’ve come to depend on our smartphones so heavily it is hard to remember what we did before we had them. If you have a smartphone, you now carry a fully functional computer in your pocket or purse. That’s a tremendous amount of information at your fingertips! Therefore, it is paramount that you safeguard the smartphone.
Common Risks for Smartphones
Take a moment to consider each of these areas:
Simple Steps to Protect Your Smartphone:
For More Information:
For additional information about securing mobile devices, please utilize the following resources:
<!--[if !supportLists]-->About.com 14 Ways to Find a Stolen or Lost iPhone: http://ipod.about.com/od/iphonetroubleshooting/tp/14-Ways-To-Find-A-Lost-Or-Stolen-Iphone.htm<!--[endif]-->
<!--[if !supportLists]-->· <!--[endif]-->FTC – How to Dispose Your Mobile Device Securely: http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0200-disposing-your-mobile-device
<!--[if !supportLists]-->· <!--[endif]-->University of Northern Colorado: http://www.unco.edu/cybersecurity/students/mobile.html
<!--[if !supportLists]-->· <!--[endif]-->US-CERT – Cyber Threats to Mobile Phones: http://www.us-cert.gov/reading_room/cyber_threats_to_mobile_phones.pdf
<!--[if !supportLists]-->· <!--[endif]-->Sophos – Android Tool: http://www.sophos.com/androidsecurity
<!--[if !supportLists]-->· <!--[endif]-->Microsoft – Secure Your Smartphone: http://www.microsoft.com/security/online-privacy/mobile-phone-safety.aspx
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