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With the advent of mobile computing, mobile phone security has become increasingly essential. It is of great
relevance as it relates to the safety of personal data stored in Smartphone’s. Today most business users make use
of Smartphone’s as communication devices and also as a tool for organizing and planning corporate and private
life. Within enterprises, these technologies are leading to significant changes in the manner the data is organized
 and hence they are also becoming the source of unwarranted risks. Smartphone’s collect and compile a high
percentage of critical data, access to which needs to be controlled so that the user privacy and enterprise
intellectual party are secure.

Every Smartphone alike computing devices are the preferred target for security attacks by the third party
intruders. These security attacks exploit the weaknesses that are present in Smartphone’s that can arise from
MMS, SMS, GSM and Wi-Fi networks. Moreover, there are also attacks that exploit software vulnerabilities in
operating systems as well as the web browser. In addition to that, there are malicious softwares that depend on
the ignorance or weak knowledge of an average user. Therefore, various mobile security services are being
designed and applied to Smartphone’s along with a standard mobile phone so that corporate and private data
stored in mobile handsets are safe. In addition to this, good practices also must be observed at every level, such as
design to use, through operating system development, software layers and downloadable apps.

Service providers specializing in risk management frameworks have come up with advanced mobile security
solutions. Some of the services include:

         Mobile Application Security – examines and resolves mobile application security vulnerabilities through
         penetration testing, reverse engineering, secure code review and API’s security testing.
         Mobile Application Store Security – provides security assessment for External Apps, Internal Apps, secure
         code reviews, device OS, harmful pattern verification and many more.
         Mobile Payment and Banking Security – offers security assessment of mobile payment and banking
         applications, reverse engineering, secure code review and payment gateways.
         Enterprise Mobile Data Management Services – helps the end users by providing access control for critical
         business information and application usage, data storage encryption, mobile content management and
         fragmentized data authentication.

In this high-tech era, use of mobile phones is no longer just restricted to calls and text messaging. Mobile phone
manufacturers and application developers are attracting consumers with game application and downloads, that
make mobile devices vulnerable to virus, security attacks and data thefts. To curtail this menace, an effective
mobile security solution helps put an end to malicious third party attacks that can corrupt the device.

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Description: With the advent of mobile computing, mobile phone security has become increasingly essential. It is of great relevance as it relates to the safety of personal data stored in Smartphone’s. Today most business users make use of Smartphone’s as communication devices and also as a tool for organizing and planning corporate and private life.