Need rises for mobile cybersecurity

Monday - 4/25/2011, 6:55pm EDT

Scott Gordon, Vice President of Worldwide Marketing, Forescout

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That smart phone you carry has made life easier for you - or more annoying, depending on how you look at it. But it's also giving hackers a new way to get into your networks.

IT shops all over the federal community are fighting back, by hiring mobile security firms to keep the bad guys out.

Scott Gordon, Vice President of Worldwide Marketing for a company called ForeScout, which focuses on automated security solutions for government and the private sector. Gordon says demand for his company's services is rising.