Q&A: Government Security and Mobile Devices
by Mirko Zorz - Thursday, 12 February 2009.
What are some of the issues that can arise from a security breach of a mobile device used by the President?

Any number of issues could arise from a security breach. The possibilities are endless the President of the United States is privy to information that few other people in the world can access. If his personal communications are infiltrated, the material uncovered could be used to harm him, his family, the military and the government. Securing the President and his communications has always been treated with the highest degree of scrutiny and additional vehicles used to share this info only arouse greater concern.

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