Many of our customers think we are a touch on the extreme side when we speak about the security risks for seemingly minuscule things around the office network. The truth is, little things as simple as allowing your customers to get on your wireless networks, use NFC data transfers from smart phones or using unencrypted mobile devices with sensitive business data on them can lead to very serious problems and data loss. Here is a great article from Gizmodo that describes what sort of information can be taken from the data on your smartphone that in some cases, is freely available if you know how to get it.

If you’re one of the masses who inexplicably thinks that NSA phone surveillance doesn’t matter, you’re in for a shock: new research reveals that simple analysis of cellphone metadata can reveal masses about you, from medical conditions to firearm ownership.

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