Enterprise Mobility Has Inherent Risks
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App stores allow mobile applications to be published for the top mobile operating systems, including BlackBerry, iPhone, Windows Mobile, and Android. Each platform provides a robust SDK that could allow nearly any developer to build an app that could compromise the mobile device and use it as a gateway into the organization. Some mobile OS providers do a better job at securing the OS and restricting access to the hardware and memory; therefore, due diligence is necessary if your organization intends to utilize mobile devices for business purposes.