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Seven Deadliest Wireless Technologies Attacks by Brad Haines

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CHAPTER 7

Cell Phones, Personal Digital Assistants, and Other Hybrid Devices

Publisher Summary

The current communications devices exist outside the control of most information technology administration functions. The highly portable nature of these communications devices ensures that are not under the control of any infrastructure setup to protect company data or assets secure inside the workplace. Also, these sorts of devices are very popular with nontechnical users who are unaware of the risks of using these devices on insecure networks in public places. A common complaint about the iPhone is that it is a closed system. The iPhone is only capable of running software that is purchased and downloaded through the App Store, and all of these are ...

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