NBC thinks you should password-protect your smartphone

Several posts ago I blogged about the importance of password-protecting your smartphone, because of the data it contains, and the information that it can access. This morning NBC reported on a study by Symantec (the antivirus company) on what happened with some booby-trapped smartphones that the company left lying around. Instructive…

http://video.today.msnbc.msn.com/today/46665467#46665467

3 Replies to “NBC thinks you should password-protect your smartphone”

  1. Some universities will not allow users to setup email access on their phone to the university email without the phone having a password. My wife has an account at Bethel University and an iphone and she had put a password on the iphone so she could download Bethel email to to it.

    Would this be possible with Wayne Connect?

    1. There is a possibility it could be done, although it would be somewhat complicated, and extremely controversial. Many folks would not be happy about it.

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