FSU Tech Connect
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
How to Secure iPhones, iPads
Worried about the security of your iOS device? Take the advice of security researcher Tom Eston. He has written an article called "
Top 5 Security Settings for Apple iPhones and iPads
." Below is an abbreviated list of his recommendations:
Set a passcode, set "Require Passcode Immediately," and set "Simple Passcode" to OFF
Turn on "Erase Data" in the Passcode Lock screen
Download and set up "Find My iPhone/iPad" application
Turn on "Encrypt Backup"
Keep iOS updated
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