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Published: 13 Oct 2012

We are used to rapid change in the IT world, but the last two years rank as exceptional. Since January 2010, when the late Steve Jobs announced the iPad, the way we use computers has changed dramatically. The iPad, followed shortly after by other tablet computers running the Android operating system from Google, immediately caught the imagination of people of all ages and occupations. Although designed primarily as a platform of audio-visual media and Web content, the tablet took off like no other format before it as a general-purpose computing device that was easy to carry, easy to use, always on – and also looked pretty cool. Tablets had existed before, of course, including the Apple Newton of 25 years ago, but this time a lot of component factors fell into place: the wide availability of Wi-Fi connections, high-speed wireless communications, more powerful processors, improved screen technologies and better batteries. Security pros need to ensure that if users want to use these new devices, they understand they have a duty of care and a responsibility to ... Access >>>

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