Greatest security threat to your small business is your mobile device
Sydney Morning Herald article reported that the greatest security threat to your small business is your mobile device. Main reason is that users assume that their mobile device is immune to malware attacks.
Malware attacks on smartphones and tablets more than doubled last year. Malware may be built to achieve several objectives- disrupt computer operations, amass private and confidential data or to get unauthorised access to computers.
BYO devices may make your workforce more mobile. But it creates a big risk of data loss through data theft as there might be huge amount of sensitive business data on mobile devices.
Therefore it is vital that you update the operating systems in your phone as a precautionary measure against malware. It is a simple step that every business should take.
Come November, experts from leading brands will share on how they are implementing BYO devices and the steps taken against security risks in Sydney.