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When desktop PCs were the only game in town, not many employees were roaming around outside the office with their computers.
Now it's rare for users to go anywhere without their smartphones or tablets. And, those mobile devices are often home to important or sensitive business data. All it takes is a little slip up, such as a user losing a device, not using a password or downloading the wrong app, and a hacker could get into an organization's systems. IT needs to take steps to prevent such catastrophes, which is why security for mobile devices is so crucial nowadays.
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