PDA Security: Incorporating Handhelds Into the Enterprise

July 25, 2003|
PDA Security: Incorporating Handhelds Into the Enterprise by David Melnick
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* Let an IT security expert help you assess the PDA threat to your business
* Learn what you must do to lock out dangers -- password theft, viruses, electronic eavesdropping, mobile code and wireless vulnerabilities, data corruption, device loss and theft, and other risks
* Maximize and protect the value of increasingly capable personal digital assistants to your organization


PDAs have moved into the workplace. More than 25 million of them will soon be accessing company networks. Are you prepared? If you're an information technology or business executive, the time is right to size up the unique security risks these small, portable devices pose. This essential primer for those deploying, managing or using PDAs in the workplace will help you understand and address the challenges presented by this emerging set of technologies. Written by respected IT security experts, PDA Security, shows you how to:
* Assess the level of threat posed by PDAs in your organization
* Develop a measured and enforceable policy response to minimize the risk
* Understand the technical issues and defend against the threats PDAs pose to privacy, theft of sensitive information, system corruption, and other issues of network and data misuse
* Analyze secure solutions for all major handhelds -- Palm, PocketPC, and RIM
* Examine a case study on securing Palm for the work environment
* Learn why solutions almost always involve the operating system
* Discover what White-Hat Hacking reveals about vulnerabilities
* Find profitable ways to integrate PDAs into business plans and networks, while downsizing risks
* Get an insider's preview of the future of handhelds -- the PCs of the early twenty-first century

With a Foreword by Rebecca Bace, internationally renowned intrusion-detection and network-security specialist and forme

FOREWORD ACKNOWLEDGMENTS INTRODUCTION SECTION ONE: INTRODUCTION TO PDA SECURITY IN THE ENTERPRISE Incorporating Handhelds into the Enterprise PDAs in the Enterprise The Power Resource Guide to Understanding Where Security Must be Achieved SECTION TWO: HANDHELDS IN THE ENTERPRISE When a Handheld Becomes Information Technology's Problem ...
Title:PDA Security: Incorporating Handhelds Into the EnterpriseFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:288 pages, 9.06 X 6.08 X 1.06 inShipping dimensions:288 pages, 9.06 X 6.08 X 1.06 inPublished:July 25, 2003Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071424903

ISBN - 13:9780071424905

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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