By now we have all heard about “The Snappening”—hyped as a high-profile data breach involving the photo-sharing application Snapchat.
Once mostly prohibited by IT, smartphones and tablets are now being used by hundreds of millions of employees worldwide to access, transmit and store corporate information in today's 24x7 business environment.
Many organizations understand that traditional perimeter security defenses are not effective at identifying attacks on mobile devices.
Snapchat is a mobile photo messaging app that allows users to send pictures that "self-destruct" a few moments after being viewed, and is especially popular with those who think it perfect for sending pictures of a delicate and private nature.
In order to empower people to take control of their digital assets, consumers must first understand that simply picking a pet’s name and adding a 1 to the end for a password or using a four digit PIN based on their date of birth is not enough to secure the wealth of information they carry around in their pockets.