Insider Threats+Disruptive Smart Phone Technology = New Challenges to Corporate Security

Ahmed Mubarak Ahmed Al-Haiqi, Kasmiran Jumari, Mahamod Ismail

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Wireless portable computing technology is proving itself as the ultimate disruptive technology to enterprises and new threats have already been a concern for media and industry. Unlike most available advisories and public guidelines, the focus of this study is on the intersection of two aspects of these new challenges; the indispensable smart phones in the hands of malicious insiders to the corporate. Many new threats could be less than obvious with the combination of these two aspects. Researchers provide a general classification for these threats, present some challenging scenarios and finally discuss the solutions that already had been considered or could be taken into consideration to eliminate or mitigate the new threats.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)161-166
Number of pages6
JournalResearch Journal of Applied Sciences
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2013


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)
  • General

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