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Application Security

Mobile Device Security Isn't All About Devices

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Roberto Medrano, executive vice president of SOA Software, explains why securing mobile applications and APIs is so essential.

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Sara Peters
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Sara Peters,
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9/22/2014 | 11:44:20 AM
Re: Protecting the access of data
@Stratustician Great point here: "it is so important to ensure the right policies are in place to ensure not only are you securely accessing these resources, but that any data transmitted to the [mobile] devices is protected too." Question for you: do you think we have the technology necessary to really enforce those policies yet? 
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Stratustician,
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9/22/2014 | 11:17:00 AM
Protecting the access of data
Some great points here.  Mobile Device Security is really not so much about protecting the device contents itself, but as these devices start to replace laptops and desktops as a method of accessing corporate data, it is so important to ensure the right policies are in place to ensure not only are you securely accessing these resources, but that any data transmitted to the devices is protected too. 
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