Mobiles Can't Ward Off Hackers, Gartner Reports

April 2004
Electronic News;4/5/2004, Vol. 50 Issue 14, pN.PAG
Trade Publication
Focuses on a report from Gartner Inc. which estimated the number of mobile devices that lack protection from hackers. Solution suggested to enterprises; Techniques to improve wireless security.


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