Mobile Wireless Attacks and Remediation

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THERE ARE MANY DIFFERENT RISKS associated with smart devices, including lost data from lost or stolen devices, access and device control issues, and malware, to name a few. Another risk is the fact that smart devices are also wireless client devices, and as such present risks to wireless networks. Whether used in unintentional acts by unknowing users or deliberate attempts to gain unlawful access or otherwise sabotage a wireless network, smart devices present an entirely new arsenal of potential attacks for which IT security teams must account. This chapter looks at the risks that mobile clients present to corporate networks, as well as the tools and techniques used to mitigate these ...

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