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Enterprises need to take control of PDAs, smart phones and other mobile wireless devices to ensure corporate security. Mobile devices--from PDAs and smart phones to wireless handsets and printers--are exploding into the workplace. While these IP-enabled devices are improving productivity by giving employees increased access to corporate applications, they're opening the enterprise to a host of risks. Focused on locking down networks and laptops, organizations often overlook the need to take control of mobile wireless devices. Left unchecked, these gadgets--which store an increasing amount of sensitive data, including customer and pricing information--can easily open gaping holes in enterprise network defenses. But organizations can get control over these powerful, well-connected devices by adopting a systematic approach to device detection, assessment, protection and enforcement. There are a number of strategies for discovering and fingerprinting mobile systems, plus scalable methods for finding and fixing the vulnerabilities associated with them. By taking ... Access >>>
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