iPhone Security: 10 Apps to Keep Your Apple Smartphone Safe

31 Oct 2013

eWeek, By Nathan Eddy

Mobile security issues are increasingly affecting businesses, from midmarket companies to the largest enterprises. The rise of the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) culture has spawned a host of headaches for IT departments, and a growing number of security specialists are offering mobile-device management (MDM) apps that can keep user data safe and provide access to corporate networks. Many of these apps can also help separate personal information from work files, giving employees a sense of security from corporate snooping. However, the market extends far beyond simple setups, and with the numerous concerns—from virus protection and secure WiFi connections to password management and self-destructing text messages—it's unlikely you're going to find a one-size-fits-all solution. eWEEK has collected 10 of the most recently updated security apps for iOS devices, many of them now optimized for Apple's new iOS 7 platform, that will keep your files safe from prying eyes, provide encrypted cloud-based backup on the go and manage an entire fleet of iOS devices from the palm of your hand. It's a big, bad digital world out there, but theses apps can go a long way to keeping you and your smartphone secure. Read more.