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Wireless Handheld Device Security by Tom Olzak on 03/01/06

The world of business communication is changing. More employees are carrying electronic information in wireless handheld devices than ever before. These devices include smartphones and wireless PDAs. It is predicted that over four/fifths of mobile knowledge workers will have the opportunity to use wireless email by 2008, and smartphones may outnumber PDAs as electronic organizers by the end of 2006 (Dulaney et al, 2004).

This change in the way employees interface with company information presents some special challenges for security managers. The purpose of this paper is to help identify some of those challenges and to provide recommendations for reducing the associated risks to your business.

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