So, should customers or the vendor put security software on these devices? I'd rather see the vendor install security...
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tools, so they can fine-tune the security and make sure that it does not conflict with any of the highly customized software on the mobile device. As a customer of such a vendor, I'd include security functionality high on my list of desirable features, since a major infection could paralyze a delivery business. If vendors are not forthcoming with security methods, however, the customer should procure and install antimalware defenses.
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