Still not convinced? Consider this...
The number of unique Web threats appearing per hour in 2006 was about 2.37. Today that many unique Internet threats appear every second—some 8,200 per hour. More specifically, Trend Micro found the number of Android malware shot up from 1,000 at the start of 2012 to 350,000 by year’s end. As of the first week of December 2012, over 1,700 malicious and high risk apps were still available on Google Play and third-party providers.
And if that’s not enough, about 6 in 10 Android users only download free apps, some of which are FakeAV, programs designed to look like antivirus software but are just the opposite.
So, whether you are trying to safeguard your identity or you are tasked to protect your company’s data from cybercriminals bent on disrupting your networks with viruses, worms, Trojan horses and more, it’s time to take a closer look at the options available to assure that everything from your baby pictures to mission-critical data is properly protected.