Protecting Mobile Devices

Protecting Mobile Devices


With the growth in smartphone usage around the world, issues surrounding mobile security have grown as well. It is more important than ever to arm your mobile devices with protective software. The largest target for attacks on mobile devices is Google's Android operating system, due to the rapid expansion and market penetration of Android smartphones.

Some top rated mobile security software for 2019 includes:

  • Avast Mobile Security
  • Bitdefender Antivirus
  • Lookout Security & Antivirus
  • McAfee Security & Power Booster Free
  • Kaspersky Mobile Antivirus
  • Sophos Free Antivirus and Security
  • Norton Security and Antivirus
  • CM Security Master




When considering mobile device security sofware it is vital to pay attention to what protection and features are offered.

For optimal protection the software should include:

  • Antivirus
  • SIM card locks (Android includes this now)
  • Real time protection
  • Quarantine section
  • Remote lock
  • Device scream
  • Ability to locate and track lost devices
  • Remote wipe
  • Blocking of malicious codes on sites
  • Phone app scans