A blend of practical policies and tools
can help keep security intact as tablets
and smartphones proliferate.
BY BOB VIOLINO
OBILE DEVICES ARE
inevitable in today’s business
world. Many workers—partic-
ularly those who are often
on the road—have come to
rely on smartphones, tablets, PDAs and other
wireless equipment to help them do their jobs.
These devices, although valuable to the business, are also inherently insecure when linked
to the corporate network, because there are so
many of them and because they can so easily be
lost or stolen and fall into the wrong hands. As a
result, while some security executives are adopt-