Most businesses today use mobile devices to some degree or another. And why wouldn’t you? There are numerous benefits of adopting a mobile workforce, and most include a common finding: that productivity is enhanced. Mobile devices allow your employees to collaborate constantly, work flexibly, and stay connected with everyone from your customers and team to your vendors. The number of mobile devices used in daily operations has increased steeply in the past decade, unfortunately, so have the incidents of cyber crimes targeting smartphones and tablets.
If you or your employees use mobile devices to access confidential company data, then it’s important that you consider the security implications, and have a process in place for securing your data and ensuring it doesn’t fall into the wrong hands. What happens if an employee loses their phone and it contains confidential company information? Are your employees required to keep their devices password protected? Can you legally wipe their personal devices if they are lost or stolen? This becomes very complex very quickly – that’s why you need to secure your team's mobile devices.
Watch this video to learn 3 tips you can use to secure your team's mobile device against external threats, protect your data if an employee quits or is fired, and prevent employees from downloading malicious links or applications.
If you would like to learn more about how you can protect your remote workforce, check out our free report: “7 urgent and critical protections every business must have in place NOW to protect their bank accounts, client data, confidential information and reputation from the tsunami of cyber crime”. You can access it by going to: www.connectability.com/7protections.