Tackling mobile security on a personal-business device isn't new, but it is still a very serious and present problem. Perhaps a lesson from the past holds an answer.
Part of the security problem has changed, says security expert Jeff Schmidt, CEO of JAS Global Advisors LLC. Schmidt advises Fortune 100 companies on ways to secure mobile devices. Threats are different as curated app stores stymie old-fashioned malware bad guys.
But now the curators themselves might be giving too much freedom to app makers trafficking in personal information.