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Publication Citation: Mobile-App Addiction: Threat to Security?

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Author(s): George Hurlburt; Jeffrey M. Voas; Keith Miller;
Title: Mobile-App Addiction: Threat to Security?
Published: November 01, 2011
Abstract: Giving individuals this kind of information processing power, along with unprecedented connectivity, might be the single most impressive technical achievement of the 21st century. Nobody knows what the full impact of this transformation will be, but it's clear that our embrace of, and reliance on, cheap and easily accessible information presents unprecedented security implications - the enormity of which we have yet to grasp.
Citation: IT Professional (IEEE)
Volume: 13
Issue: 6
Pages: pp. 9 - 11
Keywords: commodity computing; information technology; mobile apps; security
Research Areas: Information Technology, Computer Security, Cybersecurity
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MITP.2011.104  (Note: May link to a non-U.S. Government webpage)
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