Financial and personal information stored on the devices are the targets of the attackers. Moreover, making calls to premium rate numbers or sending SMS messages is one of the popular methods used by attackers to monetize SMS scams as the hire quality rate or short numbers and encompass the tainted devices mail SMS messages to the numbers without the knowledge of the user. This makes for faster monetization of mobile malware as against PC malware attacks.
To ensure cyber security in the mobile world, enabling mobility which is a balance of return on investment, risk and technology must be geared and aligned towards business needs.
Technology holds mammoth prospective to develop the experience of users and employee productivity in the course of introducing new cyber security concerns.
As the security threat is foreseen to be increasing, organization must make sure that adequate controls and incident response plans are put in place.