Are there any other security threats to a mobile device other then a rogue app?

I am trying to secure a set of business phones and tablets and while anti-virus applications are possible, I don't see viruses of any kind really a threat. Seems most likely someone would download a rogue app that would act as a trojan.


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There are several concerns. You will need to make sure the phones are encrypted and password secured so that no-one can access confidential data. In case of theft you need to be able to wipe all confidential data remotely. Furthermore you need to make sure that your phones do not get rooted/jailbroken (as this even pose more threats). You will also need to keep them up to date.

A smartphone these days is like a smaller version of your notebook. It can practically do the same and is thus exposed to at least the same attack vectors as a regular computer.

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