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Vrhar, Petra. (2015). Data protection on mobile devices. Diploma Thesis. Filozofski fakultet u Zagrebu, Department of Information Science. [mentor Mateljan, Vladimir and Juričić, Vedran].

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This paper provides an overview of the most popular mobile operating systems, the question of data security on mobile devices, and discusses how to protect privacy and data on them. The paper consists of six parts. The first part presents a brief history of the development of mobile devices to date, as well as mobile technologies and operating systems. In the second part are presented and described most popular operating systems today, the importance of functionality, while emphasis is placed on the security and defenses, and currently available software in the form of the most popular tools used. The following provides an overview of malicious programs and examples of attacks on data security of mobile devices. The fourth part compares the safety and ways how to protect mobile devices through the most well-known operating systems. The next part transparently analyzes short survey of smartphone users and protection of data on mobile devices, while the last examines future trends with the conclusion about the safety of the use and protection of data on mobile devices.

Item Type: Diploma Thesis
Uncontrolled Keywords: mobile device, operating system, smartphone, security, data protection, malicious programs
Subjects: Information sciences > Social-humanistic informatics
Departments: Department of Information Science
Supervisor: Mateljan, Vladimir and Juričić, Vedran
Date Deposited: 14 Mar 2016 12:07
Last Modified: 14 Mar 2016 12:07

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