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The Answer to Securing Mobile Devices

Posted by marinasum on August 31, 2006 at 9:48 AM PDT

Here is interesting insight from Sara Gates, VP of identity management at Sun: Her article, Stolen Laptops Are Only the Beginning, reminds us that it's important to prevent data theft through mobile tools—cell phones, BlackBerry devices, and such—that can access enterprise networks. According to Sara, "Companies may never be able to stop the 'physical' theft of devices, but they can prevent virtual data theft by halting access to unauthorized users at the network level."Inasmuch as there's a price tag to everything, convenience rendered by mobile devices means a necessity to vigilantly safeguard the data that becomes easily accessible from them. Check out Sun's identity management solutions.

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