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Mobile Device or Mobile Risk?

Mobile SecurityMobile devices are quickly taking over more and more aspects of a business that large computers or a notebook use to handle. Having a company who can handles wireless device repairs and replacement, such as iPhone repair, is imperative if you are a business owner who heavily relies on their wireless device. As more and more tablets are taking the place of register machines or smart phones being used as credit card machines, having a properly working device is crucial to your business. Additionally you may be storing personal information that you do not want everyone’s eyes to see.

More and more mobile devices are emerging as key security risks, which is resulting in around 95% of companies putting mobile security policies in place. Out of 1,500 companies that were surveyed, most reported their employees do not understand how permissions and other access setting work on their mobile device. Additionally, it was found that 63% of work-related cell phones and other devices were being used for their personal activities and for the companies that did not provide work phones or devices, many of the employees tended to use their personal devices to handle their work-related tasks. This poses a huge security risk, as these company’s employees now have business related material and information on their personal device, enabling them to do what they wish with it.

Additionally between possible malware infections and theft, another security issue arises when it comes to the use of smart phones and devices in the work place. As more and more people lean on their device to store their sensitive personal information, e-mail, documents and more, a theft or loss of the device allows for anyone to access this information. 40% of companies who were surveyed experienced the loss or theft of a mobile device used for their business and half of those devices contained “business critical data.” With a “financial impact” occurring due to those lost or stolen devices, sensitive data lost included customer data, corporate intellectual property, financial data and employment dates. In response to lost or stole mobile devices, companies will increase their security measures afterwards, a move that is made a minute to late, but will help to prevent any future incidents. Ensuring the devices employed for any aspect of your company’s business are in proper working order is highly important and when an error occurs, the screen breaks, or any number of other damages occurs – you need it repaired quickly and effectively because replacing it may not be the first option.

Contact My Broken Phone for your company used smart phone, device, or cell phone repair that you are in need of. Repair Don’t Replace!