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How the channel can tackle mobile security

At this year's Channel Elite Awards, Info-Tech analyst James Quin discussed how solution providers can take on the security challenges that come with consumerization

Businesses of all sizes are struggling to deal with the consumerization trend. While iPhones, Android phones and other mobile devices take over the workplace, there is an opportunity for the channel to help enterprises deal with the security risks involved.

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As part of this year’s Channel Elite Awards, CDN hosted James Quin, a security analyst with London, Ont.-based Info-Tech Research Group, gave an audience of solution providers some tips on dealing with mobile security.

See the 2011 Channel Elite Award winners here.

In this video, Quin and members of the channel community discuss security trends and challenges in the mobile space.