11. PDAs and Smartphones

Our world has continued to provide newer and faster ways to connect us with our networks. Each day we pick up the newspaper, there’s a new device that’s supposed to be the hottest thing on the market. The end result to you as a professional is that you wind up having to support, and worry about, a million different threats to your network.


In this chapter, we explore the world of the mobile micro platforms supplied to us by the likes of Verizon and AT&T. Just like their big brethren, the market for these tiny marvels sports multiple operating systems just to keep life exciting. But, unlike the gravity-hampered notebooks, the fits-in-your-pocket market also supports different hardware. Yes, there is Apple in the ...

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