Once you’ve managed to realize the importance of keeping your phone as safe as locked vault, you need to know which apps to really put your money on. To help you make the right choices, we've reviewed 10 security apps that are worth the space on your phone.
1. Get Your Tech Back With Find My Phone (Free)
What do you think about an app that would not only help you find your lost iOS device but also protect your data while it’s lost? Find My Iphone helps you do just that. You may lock your phone while its lost, send a message or it or even erase all data.
2. WISE ID – Protect personal data. (Free)
3. SECURE IT mSECURE by mSeven Software, LLC ($9.99)
How about you get an insurance for $10 for your Iphone? Yes that’s exactly how much it takes to get a 256 bit blowfish encryption, password generator, free back up utility, cloud data protection, auto-lock, email backup and optional self destruct.
4. Secure FolderPRO by iDevMobile Tec. ($1.99)
This app has some similarity with the mSECURE though is available at a cheaper rate. It can code-lock or pattern lock your pictures, videos, texts, credit cards as well as your passwords. You can easily identify any intruder with picture and gps track system. It also gives you a secret website, along with a private navigation system. This happens without a track of history.
5. Surf Safely With Kaspersky Safe Browser (Free)
We have all been fed up of inappropriate content and malicious links, Surf Safety filters such links and saves the users from fake websites.
6. Alarm.com – monitor/control security systems at home or business. (Free)
Wouldn’t it be great if you are able to keep a check on your house or your business in your absence? This app helps you do just that. Although it requires for one to have an interactive alarm.com service plan with a compatible system, the outcome is great because you have access to your home from just anywhere. This app enables you to watch a live/recorded video from your security cameras, set your thermostat temperature or even control the lights.
7. Wickr Lets You Send Self-Destructing Messages (Free)
Would you rather have all your read messages lying around filling your inbox or have your inbox clean and sorted? Wickr comes to your rescue to solve this crisis by allowing you to send messages to several other users with this option of building a mechanism to destruct these messages. The mechanism they use is to forensically erase unwanted files you deleted from your device, with Secure File Shredder.
8. Hide Photos From Prying Eyes with Pic Lock 3 (Free)
All of us have our restrictions when it comes to the privacy of our pictures. With its redesigned interface and multiple layers of protection Pic Lock 3, helps you keep your media files safe and secure.
9. Avira Mobile Security App Offers Backup, Anti-Theft (Free)
This app makes storage, access and sharing data securely very easy for all the users while they are on the go. The firm’s very first cost free iOS brags of a malicious process scanner, storage and battery optimization tools which are then to the company's Secure Backup platform.
10. Lock It All Up With Keeper Password & Data Vault (Free)
If you have not heard about 256-bit AES encryption then you have probably missed this app from Keeper Security that boasts of syncs across all of your mobile devices which creates passwords which are ultra secured with the embedded password generator.
11. Kryptos (Free)
This may sound like technology for the secret services, however if you had been looking for a space where you could safely discuss the secret topics then Krypton is what you were looking for. This app equips the user with a free military-grade 256 bit AES-platform which is encrypted for keeping secrets safe,. The connection is made through voice over IP for secure calls over 3G, 4G and WiFi networks.
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