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  • How to use your iPad securely

    The iPad is one of the safest computing devices you can use. Its combination of hardware and software security translate to a device that's probably more secure than your PC or Mac--especially if you take the right steps to secure it.

    Rich Mogull | 24 Jun | Read more

  • Smartphones and tablets create huge corporate security challenge

    Adapting security and management for the new generation of <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2011/041811-smartphone-malware-history.html">mobile devices</a> -- everything from the <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/slideshows/2009/060309-apple-quiz.html">Apple</a> <a href="https://www.networkworld.com/slideshows/2010/120101-iphone-quiz.html">iPhone</a> and <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2010/111910-apple-ipad-resources.html">iPad</a> to Google <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2010/110910-google-android-useful-resources-smartphones.html">Android</a> devices to name a few -- is turning out to be a huge <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/columnists/2011/053111-andreas.html">corporate challenge</a>.

    Ellen Messmer | 15 Jun | Read more

  • Forrester's iPad Security Tips

    Market researcher Forrester has some unpleasant news for those of you running iPad apps in your enterprise. Forrester's iPad take: Chances are good that commercial apps don't protect sensitive data on an iPad or iPhone.

    Tom Kaneshige | 11 Jun | Read more

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  • Apple iOS: Why it's the most secure OS, period

    In June 2007, Apple released the iPhone, and the device quickly took off to become a major brand in the smartphone market. Yet when the iPhone shipped, security on the mobile operating system was nearly nonexistent. Missing from the initial iOS (then called iPhone OS) were many of the security features that modern-day desktop software has as a matter of course, such as data-execution protection (DEP) and address-space layout randomization (ASLR). Apple's cachet lured security researchers to test the platform, and in less than a month, a trio had released details on the first vulnerability: an exploitable flaw in the mobile Safari browser.

    Robert Lemos | 06 Jun | Read more

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