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What Should We Do Right Now?
First, learn to be careful with your personal or company phone in the same way you are careful with credit cards. In the event a device is lost, having the ability to shut it down remotely if it was lost would be great. Rumor has it that Apple phones will have this capability. Also, don’t use you child’s name or husband or wife’s birth date as a password. Make it tough for the finder to crack the phone and use it for illicit purposes. Of course this also depends on a standard that passwords will be used on these devices in the first place. While many of our phones have this capability, how many of us really use it?