You consider yourself an ‘experienced’ user of mobile technologies.


1::Not use too many apps as the smartphone will become less secure.
2::Block all the app downloads and just use the standard one already on your phone.
3::Scrutinize permission requests when using or installing smartphone apps.

Unfortunately this answer has little to do with security. Instead, a relevant strategy for being secure is to scrutinize permission requests when using or installing smartphone apps or services. You should also consider that many pre-installed apps have access to personal and sensitive data.

 

While this practice could partially ensure your safety in relation to the new apps you are installing, it also limits your use of the Internet and phone. A much better strategy would be to scrutinize permission requests when using or installing smartphone apps or services. You should also consider that many pre-installed apps have access to personal and sensitive data.

 

This is the correct answer. It is important to check what the permission requests are when installing new software on mobile devices, e.g. a request to access your sensitive data. You should also consider that many pre-installed apps have access to personal and sensitive data.

 


You have your own smartphone with which you navigate the Internet and use several apps to get updates for local services, weather, etc., and to find additional services, e.g., locating the best restaurant in the local area. Often you receive prompts for installing new apps on your device.

To ensure your device and data remain secure and safe, when you install a new app it is good practice to….