The iPhone at 5: Keeping it secure

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Here are some tips for good iOS hygiene

June marked the five-year anniversary of the iPhone. Without a doubt, the world has changed substantially since the iPhone was first introduced. But how secure are consumers as they trust more and more of their sensitive data to modern smartphones?

Last month, I described a few things that an IT security manager who is responsible for a fleet of iOS devices can do. After that column, though, several people asked me if there are things that security-minded consumers can do to secure their iPhones and iPads. There are several. Let's take a look.

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Good iOS hygiene includes:

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