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Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Mobile Security Apps


Legal professionals handle a great deal of confidential information.  As more and more people have transitioned to using mobile devices for work-related tasks, the issue of mobile security has become more important as well.  There are several ways you can help protect sensitive data on mobile devices.  One way to help secure your device is to install an antivirus app.  For instance, try the AvastMobile, McAfee, or Norton security apps. In addition to scanning for and removing viruses, mobile security apps like these may also allow you locate your device if it is lost as well as remotely lock it or wipe its memory. 

There are some other ways to protect information on your mobile devices.  If you store confidential files on your device, you might try an encryption app such as the SSE Universal Encryption App, which will allow you to select specific files you want to encrypt so that they cannot be read by others. If you work in public places on public Wi-Fi, you may want to take a look at an app like Cloak.  This app will create a secure connection on public Wi-Fi, so that no one will be able to intercept your sensitive data while you work.  Finally, you may also try a password management app such as LastPass to securely store your various passwords, rather than simply using the same password over and over for every website or database. 

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  2. Try using Fonegard. Fonegard is basically android phone app for anti theft mobile security. This app is easily downloaded from google play store and most famous in USA and UK. I am using this app from long time.

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