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IDG Contributor Network: Data at rest encryption for mobile devices

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Aug 29, 2016.

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    Data at rest encryption is about as far from a cutting-edge topic as one can get. But while encrypting inactive data that is stored digitally is regarded by most security professionals as a must have, as well as data in use and data in transit for that matter, there are some special considerations that need to be thought through on the mobile side of the equation.

    This is my latest in a number of blogs that looks at the intersection between traditional security issues and mobile. I’ve also written about mobile malware, mobile pharming and mobile phishing. I wanted to tackle data at rest encryption on mobile because like these other blogs, the particulars can be very different for mobile devices vs. traditional devices.

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