by Dominik Syka
Improvements in the mobile devices have been occurring at faster pace – be it performance wise, storage and applications wise. A mobile device has become most important and common communication platform these days. Since many different kinds of mobiles and its applications are available in market, it is of utmost importance to monitor mobiles. The manufacturers and developers are able to test and monitor the content of each mobile and its applications as well as the services.
The corporate houses are also providing wireless devices to their employees so that they can remain connected every time. Enterprise Mobility Outsourcing has added a high importance to Smartphones. The need to stay mobile on the go has added a powerful platform to Smartphones and tablets, enabling them to do almost everything that a laptop can do. This is the reason some of the enterprises allow their employees to bring their own devices (BYOD). Now this concept of BYOD brings with it so much of flexibility, but also has a lot of risk involved in it. While these wireless devices enhance the productivity of both an employee and an organization they also bring some of following security threats: