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Risky mobile behaviors are prevalent in the government


Help Net Security - (International) Lookout released findings from a report revealing that 14,622 Lookout-enabled devices across 20 Federal agencies encountered 1,781 app-based threats, that employees use personal mobile devices in various ways that can compromise agency network security, and that 18 percent of Federal employees with personal and government-issued smartphones reported encountering malicious software, among other findings.


Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:25:05