Smartphone Hardening

Threat Level: stolen while locked

  1. Use a Passphrase as Lock Screen passcode to reduce the odds of it being guessed and remembered by others
  2. Hide Notification Previews in the Lock Screen to prevent others from seeing private content without unlocking
  3. Use a SIM card PIN to lock your SIM if transferred to a different device or if the phone is turned off and on again
  4. Require Unlock for Control Center to prevent others from turning off GPS or mobile data without turning off the phone

Threat Level: stolen while unlocked

Threat Level: stolen with passcode

  1. #TODO time restriction iCloud with password

Countermeasures:

  1. Activate Lost Mode as soon as possible.