"New iPhone Addresses 2 of top 7 Human Risks"

In February of this year we released some initial research highlighting what we believe to be the Top 7 Human Risks. By top human risks, we mean the human risks that are the most commonly shared amongst most organizations, this is where many security awareness programs should start. The new iPhone/iOS release by Apple addresses two of these top human risks.

Updating: Surprisingly, one of the most common human risks we discovered is most people have no idea that updating their operating systems or apps helps keep them secure. If people think of updating at all, they only think in terms of new features or functionality. Updating is becoming more and more critical, especially as people telecommute and organizations support BYOD (Bring Your Own Device). The new iPhone/iOS7 address this human risk by adding automatic updating. Yes, auto-updating may …

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