SANS CyberSecurity Newsletter

SANS Newsletter – Securely Using Mobile Apps – March 2017

Mobile devices, such as tablets, smartphones, and watches, have become some of the primary technologies we use in both our personal and professional lives. What makes mobile devices so versatile are the millions of apps we can choose from. These apps enable us to be more productive, instantly communicate and share with others, train and educate, or just have more fun. However, with the power of all these mobile apps comes risks. Here are some steps you can take to securely use and make the most of your mobile apps. The key to securely using mobile apps is to install apps only from trusted sources, to install updates when available, and to grant only the required app permissions.

Steps to Secure Mobile Apps (PDF)