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Your Phone Is Gone – Now What? Getty Images The ubiquitous mobile phone is a convenient and essential part of your personal and business lives. But is it secure if it’s lost or stolen? Not likely. Here’s another twist: Even if you’ve got the phone in your hand, it may not be safe. One in five organizations experience a mobile security breach without a device being lost, primarily the result of malware downloaded via very hackable public Wi-Fi connections. If you’re on a company phone and pull in ransomware, you could be endangering the future of your company. More than half of small companies hit by a significant cyberattack fold within six months. Some security firms report that public companies often suffer a significant drop in their stock price the day a breach is announced, and lose long-term customers. The benefit of open systems on the job is undeniably huge. […]