Today, we use our mobile devices for much more than making phone calls. As this year marks the 50th anniversary of the mobile phone, it is clear that mobile technology has advanced significantly since the early days.
The way we use our mobile phones and tablets is increasingly more like the way we use our computers. Thanks to the fast progress of technological development and increased connectivity, our smartphones now have become versatile computing devices.
It is easy and convenient to send messages, emails, conduct business, browse the internet, shop online, post on various social media platforms,download music, apps and videos, store mobile ID and documents and even do mobile banking.
As we move towards using our mobile devices for these more privacy-sensitive applications, how do we keep our devices and personal data safe?
In this special focus, we look at the technology behind smartphones and the risks associated with downloading and keeping personal data on your mobile devices, and the ways you can utilize all of the convenient features of your devices while staying safe.