TITLE

PDAs Gone Wild!

AUTHOR(S)
Doherty, Eamon P.; Burke, Jeff
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Jan2008, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p60
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on how businesses and industries can protect their personal digital assistants or personal data assistants (PDA) from security threats. These threats include theft of information, sexually and otherwise inappropriate messaging and child pornography. To face legal challenges on PDA used in the workplace purchased through personal funds, chief security officers create policies that address employees using personal handheld devices.
ACCESSION #
28632788

 

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