A Guide to IPhone Security Apps

By Jeff Goldman | Posted July 12, 2010

If you run your business from your iPhone, or depend on it for critical information and connection, you need to keep it safe -- both the physical device and the data contained within it. That's where security apps come in. They can help you find your missing iPhone, manage all your passwords and sync them with your desktop or notebook, encrypt files and prevent virus attacks. But which ones do you need, and which ones really do the job right? ESecurityPlanet.com has the full report.


There are several basic actions every iPhone user should take to make the device more secure, such as setting it to auto-lock after a specified period of time, and requiring a pass code to unlock it (both can be accessed within Settings -> General), but other functionality, such as managing your passwords on the device, or implementing additional protection for sensitive files, requires the installation of third-party apps.

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