10 iPad Security Facts You Can't Afford to Ignore

Monday Jun 27th 2011 by Robert McGarvey
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How secure is the iPad? It's got the edge on Android and Windows tablets, but these top 10 facts will help you understand the security risks iPads face.

Security isn’t a yes or no proposition -- there's no such thing as absolute security. Some tablet PCs are more or less secure than others -- including the iPad -- and so it behooves small business owners to know what risks they or their employees face when using a tablet PC for work.

In this case, we look at 10 facts about iPad security. Read on -- there's more to iPad security than just downloading a hard-to-find app.


Search the Apple Apps Store for broad gauge iPad antivirus software, or malware killers, and you won’t find much. What you will find are a few apps, two of which (freebies from McAfee) are created to serve as news alerts about virus threats. A third, Anti-Virus Detective from radius180, is a $.99 purported “malware decision tree” for helping identify malware.

Read the complete article: Top 10 Fun Facts About iPad Security

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