Are Apple's security measures sufficient to protect its mobile devices?

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Abstract

Apple Computer's iPad tablet computer has taken a commanding lead in the tablet market and history has shown that whenever a computer platform becomes dominant, it also becomes a target for malicious intruders and malware. Apple computers have long been touted as being safer from malware than their Windows counterparts, largely because of their smaller market share. This paper examines the current state of security for the iPad and mobile devices running Apple's iPhone Operating System. Does the iPad have any vulnerabilities that need to be addressed by Apple, or is it as safe and malware-proof as some Apple devotees attest?.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2012 Wireless Telecommunications Symposium, WTS 2012
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 5 2012
Event11th Annual Wireless Telecommunications Symposium, WTS 2012 - London, United Kingdom
Duration: Apr 18 2012Apr 20 2012

Publication series

NameWireless Telecommunications Symposium
ISSN (Print)1934-5070

Other

Other11th Annual Wireless Telecommunications Symposium, WTS 2012
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityLondon
Period4/18/124/20/12

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Signal Processing
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Grimes, G. A. (2012). Are Apple's security measures sufficient to protect its mobile devices? In 2012 Wireless Telecommunications Symposium, WTS 2012 [6266091] (Wireless Telecommunications Symposium). https://doi.org/10.1109/WTS.2012.6266091