Protecting Your Smart Device
- Jul 22, 2021 6:58 pm GMT
As the workforce becomes more mobile, there are issues to consider: security of your mobile devices, can they be lost and leveraged to damage the utility company?
The high resale value of smart devices – along with the personal or business information contained on these platforms make them a prime target for thieves. Utilities need to protect themselves and their workers by following the guidelines below if their devices are damaged, lost or stolen.
Mobile devices need to be secured, encrypted, and preferably have biometric security instead of passwords. A robust anti-malware suite should be installed. At company level, it is best practice to have an outside, independent “white hat” hacking company try “Penetration testing” to check security on a regular basis.
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