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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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