Seven smartphone security tips for businesses

With an increasing number of busineses providing 'work' smartphones, managing their fleet's security is a growing concern


Just like PCs, smartphones are susceptible to a wide variety of cyber attacks, from remote hacking to malicious advertising and corrupt apps.

Cases of mobile malware and other vicious attacks are on the rise, especially in the open source Android platform. For example, earlier this year some 10 million smartphones were infected by the HumminBad malware, according to security researchers.

With many businesses opting to provide employees with a work mobile, we take a look at how businesses can secure their mobile fleet. Here are seven ways to keep your mobile fleet secure

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