10 ways to keep your care home mobile phones secure

Posted by Jo Love in Care home telephone | 0 comments

These top tips from Business Insider are worth considering for any care home mobile phone users, especially if you have access to confidential information (think GDPR).

Here is a quick summary but you can read the full advice here:

  1. Lock your home screen
  2. Use caller protection apps
  3. Avoid charging your phone in public charging ports
  4. Use two-factor authentication
  5. Update your phone’s software regularly
  6. Turn your Bluetooth and WiFi off when not in use
  7. Don’t root your device
  8. Encrypt hot spots
  9. Store passwords in encrypted files
  10. Use VPNs

If you’re worried about your care home mobile phone not being secure and would like some advice on the best  mobile phone options for your care home please call us at any time.

 

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