12-Point Mobile Application and Data Security Checklist

In today’s ‘always on’ environment, both consumers and employees seek quick and immediate access to information when they want, wherever their location may be. According to recent report by Chief Marketer, mobile marketing budgets have increased in the last 12 months for 31% of survey respondents. While the trend of accessing critical business information on … Continue reading “12-Point Mobile Application and Data Security Checklist”



Part 3: Putting Mobile Applications & Data Security In Perspective

This week concludes my series on Mobile Applications & Data Security. I’ll leave you with tactics on how to secure application access to data and provide insight on how to secure communication between a mobile device and server. Ready? Let’s dive in. One of the challenges when building mobile applications is to make sure users … Continue reading “Part 3: Putting Mobile Applications & Data Security In Perspective”



Part 2: Putting Mobile Applications & Data Security In Perspective

Did you know approximately 30% of mobile users save their password in the notes apps on the phone? And  264 mobile thefts were reported every day in 2012? These are just a few statistics I highlighted last week in my Putting Mobile Applications and Data Security In Perspective post. We’ll continue our discussion on mobile security … Continue reading “Part 2: Putting Mobile Applications & Data Security In Perspective”



Part 1: Putting Mobile Applications & Data Security in Perspective

Today, many organizations are rushing to build mobile applications and mobile websites to gain a competitive advantage within their industry. The rate and speed at which applications are being pushed into the marketplace is phenomenal and is only increasing with the explosion of mobile devices. Over the next few weeks we’ll explore  why traditional businesses … Continue reading “Part 1: Putting Mobile Applications & Data Security in Perspective”



Protect Your Customers’ PII (Personally Identifiable Information)

Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is the sensitive information that can be used to uniquely identify the flesh and blood people that are our staff, partners, vendors — and especially our customers. Some examples include: name, birth date, address, government issued ID numbers, email, credit card, bank account, user ID and password. As technology evolves, biometric data and … Continue reading “Protect Your Customers’ PII (Personally Identifiable Information)”