So you finally took the plunge and bought an iPad 2, and you have not been disappointed. This little gadget let's you do everything that you did with your laptop, and it is much smaller and easier to use. Not only that, but your new tablet allows you to have all of your personal information at your fingertips. Heck, you can even buy books and music while on your coffee break. You can't imagine how you ever got by without your new mobile device, and you are not alone. In a recent survey, 28% of people stated that they "currently use" or "will soon use" a tablet instead of a traditional PC. In a different study, it was revealed that 9.5% of Internet traffic was generated by smart phones. Without a doubt, this is the era of hand-held computing. The days of being chained to a PC or bulky laptop are quickly fading away.
It is undeniable that mobile technology has advanced in leaps and bounds. Unfortunately, popular Internet technologies always catch the attention of criminals, and mobile devices are no exception. Rest assured, the hackers that once were trying to break into your PC are now vigorously targeting your new iPad 2. So what can you do to protect your device and your data? Alliance has a few suggestions: