Free Wi-Fi hotspots are a major security threat for businesses

Free Wi-Fi hotspots are the biggest security threat for mobile workers, according to new reports. The recently released iPass Mobile Security Report says that 62 per cent of organizations are banning their mobile workers from using free Wi-Fi hotspots, with another 20 percent planning on doing the same in the future. For 94 percent of surveyed companies, free and open Wi-Fi hotspots are a “significant mobile security threat”. “Wi-Fi is a disruptive technology that has changed the way people work, but in recent times it has also introduced formidable mobile security concerns”, said Keith Waldorf, VP Engineering at iPass. “Being… [Continue Reading]


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