In late March, Congress approved a bill lifting restrictions imposed on ISPs last year concerning what they could do with information such as customer browsing habits, app usage history, location data, and Social Security numbers. Given that the repealed restrictions hadn’t yet come into effect, the immediate impact of the new bill is somewhat unclear. But given what typically happens with massive stores of aggregated, location-specific customer data, the prognosis is not good.
It’s a known fact people don’t secure their devices adequately and the theft of the data on just a single device can have long-term consequences for individuals, families and companies. That’s why earlier this year, Qualcomm pledged to enhance security and privacy via Snapdragon Smart Protect and recently delivered on that pledge with Snapdragon’s new 820 processor.
Guest blogger Benny Czarny explains one of the main reasons to have a NAC system in place is to keep risky devices from connecting to your organization’s network. Unfortunately, simply purchasing a NAC solution is not going to guarantee your protection.