Camera phones could threaten company security

Monday, 8 March 2004, 2:42 PM EST

According to Gartner, an outright ban of camera phones is short-sighted and will be hard to enforce.

By 2006, more than 80% of mobile phones shipped in the US and Western Europe will have cameras. As camera phones account for a larger portion of the overall mobile phone market, companies will need to implement security programmes that can be managed realistically.

"Most organisations simply do not have the staff or money to mount effective inspections," said Ken Dulaney, research vice-president at Gartner.

By Computing Staff SA at Computer Weekly.

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