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Tips for mobile IT protection as a long-standing, well-established IT service provider knows the BSB Bremer software & Consulting GmbH with the topic IT security off. The certified Kaspersky Partner gives tips for mobile IT protection that can be easily implemented. 1. Security for smartphones. For a successful security strategy for smartphones must be determined once, what smartphones must be protected. In this case, a software can help, from the outset only allow access to certain devices which automatically takes inventory of the devices, or your employees.

Note: Smartphones represent potential vulnerabilities with Jailbreaks or other changes to the operating system and are thus in the corporate network. So that the Smartphone is optimally protected, common security policy, which are common also for PCs, should apply to the Smartphone: secure passwords, backups, a firewall, and of course a current anti-virus software. Regular updates for all devices should be neglected under any circumstances. The centralized distribution of protective software can be done via email or sync. Configuration options can be set on the best basis of management software. Selected phone numbers and SMS spam can be blocked so simple. For a comprehensive overview of the security, it is advisable to adjust the monitoring to mobile devices. Thus, an analysis of Smartphone data traffic is possible to detect targeted attacks on the corporate network, prepared via Smartphone.

2. Protection opportunities. In addition to the anti-spyware software, the device’s own protective functions contribute to more safety. The PIN code of the unit should be always used and turned on. This can be useful in the event of theft. Android phone owners should necessarily turn on the schema lock of the phone. Enable mobileME iPhone users is recommended. Almost every phone can in case of use with a different SIM card locked be. When once traveling with your mobile phone, you should back up your data prior to departure.