Enterprises are eagerly embracing mobile technology even though they lack the skills to adequately protect the platforms from malicious attack, according to the head of (ISC)2, a group that certifies security professionals. Hord Tipton says educating a new generation of security professionals is part of the solution but adds that some improvements require simple common-sense approaches, such as keeping software patches up-to-date and decreasing the time it takes to discover breaches.

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