Smartphones and tablets

Using iPads, other tablets and smartphones

Mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets provide a great way to conveniently check emails, access documents and work when you are on the move.  What's more we all have our own devices so rather than carry multiple devices round with us we can use the same device for personal and "official" use.  Mobile devices can present security risks however and they are just like any other computer that needs to be secured.  If you want to find out more, check out our guidance on securing mobile devices.

Other Sources of Information

Get Safe Online provides advice about the higher levels of risk which accompany the high level of convenience of tablets (like the iPad) and smartphones:

 

 



 

 

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How to secure information on your mobile devices

Written by IT Services. Latest revision 20 October 2014