Mobile and Wireless: 10 iPhone, iPad Apps for Data Storage, Security and Remote Access

By Nathan Eddy  |  Posted 2012-04-05 Print this article Print
DataVault Password Manager ($9.99)

DataVault Password Manager ($9.99)

This app stores confidential information related to credit cards, bank accounts, log-ins and more using Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) protection.
A mobile device, such as a smartphone or tablet, can also function as your desktop or laptop in your pocket, and chances are you'll be accessing email, photo files or other documents while on the go. With all those files transferring between platforms and computers, it's important to keep tabs on where your data is, how to get access to it, and how to secure your files so that only you (or the people you approve of) have access to them. With security breaches a rising concern among smartphone owners, the Apple App Store offers a variety of ways to secure your phone and individual files using 256-bit encryption, password savers and other secure access features. Applications such as Dropbox offer a free way to store your files for access wherever and whenever you need them, while platforms like LogMeIn offer full remote desktop control. What good is all that personal information and company data if you can't keep it safe, secure and readily accessible? Here's a look at 10 apps for the iPhone and iPad that will keep you locked and loaded when it comes to your data.
Nathan Eddy is Associate Editor, Midmarket, at Before joining, Nate was a writer with ChannelWeb and he served as an editor at FierceMarkets. He is a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.

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