CompTIA Security+ Question G-8

Which of the following is the primary security concern when deploying a mobile device on a network?

A. Strong authentication
B. Interoperability
C. Data security
D. Cloud storage technique

Answer: C

Mobile devices, such as laptops, tablet computers, and smartphones, provide security challenges above those of desktop workstations, servers, and such in that they leave the office and this increases the odds of their theft which makes data security a real concern. At a bare minimum, the following security measures should be in place on mobile devices: Screen lock, Strong password, Device encryption, Remote Wipe or Sanitation, voice encryption, GPS tracking, Application control, storage segmentation, asses tracking and device access control.