We are growing more and more dependent on mobile devices than ever before. We used to rely on computers but mobile devices are more compact and convenient to use. No doubt mobile devices have the countless benefits in both professional and personal world but they also have the tendency to expose sensitive data to the wrong personnel.
Cyber-crimes, hacking and identity theft are much more common in today’s world than ever before and these threats are real. They should be taken seriously. Previously, we have had strong threat defense for our personal computers, desktops and laptops. Mobile devices never received such traction despite the growing need of such threats.
Mobile technologies are getting more and more sophisticated and they contain more personal data than before. The hacking and other digital threats are also advancing rapidly. The mobile companies are recognizing the volume of the threat and are now slowly transitioning to on-premises or cloud-based services to decentralize data storage. In addition to that, the antivirus and threat defense mechanisms are also being implanted in the mobile phones to fight against malicious people or software.
Take a look at the insights and facts in the following infographic.
Infographic by: scalefusion.com