HOLIDAY HAZARD: Shopping Apps Highlight the Risk of Mixing Personal Apps and Business Data


Flexera LogoWith the holiday season fast approaching, people are seeking refuge in online shopping and mobile apps to avoid the hustle and bustle of Christmas gift shopping.

Given that there has been a significant rise of employer-issued mobile devices and employee-owned devices that are able to access an organisation’s network, there is now a need for IT teams to understand the risky behaviours associated with mobile apps that have the potential to compromise data security.

Flexera Software has examined 26 shopping apps available in the Apple App Store to assess them for BYOD risk to organisations, some of these apps include eBay, Etsy, Groupon, Ikea, and Amazon…Click HERE to read full report


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