Mobile Device Security For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Jul 22, 2011 - Technology & Engineering - 408 pages
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The information you need to avoid security threats on corporate mobile devices

Mobile devices have essentially replaced computers for corporate users who are on the go and there are millions of networks that have little to no security. This essential guide walks you through the steps for securing a network and building a bulletproof framework that will protect and support mobile devices in the enterprise. Featuring real-world case scenarios, this straightforward guide shares invaluable advice for protecting mobile devices from the loss of sensitive and confidential corporate information.

  • Provides a practical, fast-track approach to protecting a mobile device from security threats
  • Discusses important topics such as specific hacker protection, loss/theft protection, backing up and restoring data, and more
  • Offers critical advice for deploying enterprise network protection for mobile devices
  • Walks you through the advantages of granular application access control and enforcement with VPN

Business can be mobile without being vulnerable?and Mobile Device Security For Dummies shows you how.

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Living Securely in the Smart World
3
Living Securely in the Smart World
7
Why Do I Care? The Mobile Device Threat
33
Planning for Mobile Devices in the Enterprise
57
Implementing Enterprise Mobile Security
77
Creating Mobile Device Security Policies
79
Managing and Controlling Devices
105
Securing Smart Device Access
147
Connecting to WiFi Networks
177
Hacker Protection and Enforceable Encryption
209
Protecting Against Loss and Theft
233
Educating Users about Backing Up Data
247
Securing Mobile Applications
263
The Part of Tens
273
Top Ten Mobile Security Vendors
279

Conforming to Corporate Compliance Policies
127

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About the author (2011)

Rich Campagna is a Director of Product Management at Juniper Networks and a former sales engineer for Sprint.

Subbu Iyer is a Senior Product Manager at Juniper Networks and strategist for Junos Pulse.

Ashwin Krishnan is a Director of Product Management at Juniper Networks and a former Nokia employee.

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