Should Integrators Use Text Messaging (SMS) For Business?

This is more of a 'business communication' question than 'security'.

When I was with my previous integration company, I had a very pronounced bias against employees using SMS for business communication: things like work orders, PO authorizations, and general business coordination belonged in email, not texts. Why? Because my IT platform had no engineering controls for...

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