In 2008, I published an article on this site about the threats that mobile phones can pose to business networks and steps you could take to secure Windows Mobile 6.1 phones. The smartphone market has boomed since then and companies are faced with a plethora of employee-owned handheld devices may have access to your company’s resources. Along with new iterations of Windows Mobile and the iPhone, we have Android based phones - along with those that run Symbian, Palm and Nokia’s new Maemo operating systems. With these new and improved models come new security issues.
The good news is that, as we enter a new and probably even more mobile decade, the industry seems to finally be getting smart about smartphone security. A recent survey from Goode Intelligence indicated that more than half of respondent organizations planned to deploy mobile anti-virus products in 2010. But anti-virus is not enough; if you have smartphones on your network, you need a comprehensive