Turrentine said it is better than nothing to have security apps running on mobile platforms. "But they need to be fully integrated into the kernel of the smartphones' operating systems to provide better and more effective protection," he says. "Better yet, perhaps, baked into chipsets of smartphones themselves."
Meanwhile, CSOs should "incorporate an anti-malware solution app provisioned by their mobile device management. They should also disable allowing end users to install third party app stores," he said.
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