Is My Contact List Secure?

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    Happy New Year everyone!

    Prior to getting my Droid, I kept all contact information in my Treo's address book. Considering my contact list is now sync'd with my online Gmail account, is the information secure? Maybe someone can recommend a way to store sensitive information only on my Droid?

    Thanks, and enjoy your weekend.
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    B-Folders from the Market is an encrypted, password protected wallet type app that is pretty nice. It is formatted for several types of entries, including contacts. '
    B-Folders for Android

    Wally
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    There is no such thing as secure. Anyone wants to break in, they will find a way. Isn't there an app that wipes out everything on your phone if it's missing or stolen? Maybe I'm making this up and hoping someone makes a app for it?
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    I tried using CompanionLink to sync to my laptop. But it wouldn't work properly. I'll probably have to keep looking.
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    What are you trying to sync?
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    While wave secure is nice I think Mobile Defense is better. True you can't back up but I have another app for that anyway. Mobile Defense GPS is truly awesome.
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    1) You can disable the google contacts <-> droid sync in Settings > Accounts & Sync. you can disable sync per account or for the phone entirely. the security for your contacts is a secure as the end points. so how often is your phone not with you? and how strong is your google password and how often do you change it?

    2) enable a lock pattern adds some device protection. wavesecure gives you the ability to remotely erase your droid should it be compromised.

    3) i assume you still need your contacts to be useful, so i don't think that there is a way to store the data on your phone.
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