Mobile Security: How to Secure, Privatize, and Recover Your Devices
Timothy Speed, Darla Nykamp, Mari Heiser, Joseph Anderson, Jaya Nampalli
Mobile phones and tablets enhance our lives, but they also make you and your family vulnerable to cyber-attacks or theft. This clever guide will help you secure your devices and know what to do if the worst happens.
- Learn how mobile devices are monitored and the impact of cloud computing
- Understand the attacks hackers use and how to prevent them
- Keep yourself and your loved ones safe online
The threat of hacking may be the most damaging on the internet. Mobile technology is changing the way we live, work, and play, but it can leave your personal information dangerously exposed. Your online safety is at risk and the threat of information being stolen from your device is at an all- time high. Your identity is yours, yet it can be compromised if you don’t manage your phone or mobile device correctly.
Gain the power to manage all your mobile devices safely. With the help of this guide you can ensure that your data and that of your family is safe. The threat to your mobile security is growing on a daily basis and this guide may just be the help you need.
Mobile Security: How to secure, privatize and recover your devices will teach you how to recognize, protect against, and recover from hacking attempts and outline the clear and present threats to your online identity posed by the use of a mobile device.
In this guide you will discover just how vulnerable unsecured devices can be, and explore effective methods of mobile device management and identity protection to ensure your data's security. There will be special sections detailing extra precautions to ensure the safety of family members and how to secure your device for use at work.
What you will learn from this book
- Discover how mobile devices are monitored
- Identify threats to you, and your family's privacy
- Ensure the safety of your device and identity
- Recover from being hacked
- Deal with a compromised or lost device
- Learn in detail about device support and insurance in detail
Learn how to keep yourself safe online with easy- to- follow examples and real- life scenarios. Written by developers at IBM, this guide should be the only resource you need to keep your personal information private.
Who this book is written for
Mobile security is one of the most talked about areas in I.T. today with data being stolen from smartphones and tablets around the world. Make sure you, and your family, are protected when they go online.