As the IT industry grapples with the security implications of mobile devices, some experts believe one of the most important first steps it can take is to stop getting caught up in irrelevancies.

“We are lost in a conversation of mobile versus PC or phones versus tablets or whatever else, but that’s not what’s important,” says Steven Sprague, CEO of Wave Systems, explaining that the really important piece is, “How are we going to manage multiple tenant trusted devices, and what are the basic foundation principles for that? Then you’ve got to stick to your guns. I don’t care if they have the slickest marketing program under the sun — we’ve got to continue putting on our glasses and calling out when the emperor has no clothes.”

via Why A Hardware Root Of Trust Matters For Mobile — Dark Reading.

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