A mobile app must be its own fortress and never assume platforms are encrypted, authenticated, use VPN or require a PIN for security.
To prevent malicious apps from attacking corporate assets, get an EMM solution that disables app stores while blacklisting and whitelisting apps.
When you’re ready to deploy apps or provision Wi-Fi, certificates, VPN or email to mobile devices, get an EMM solution to provide MDM.
Use Femtocells + mobile broadband routers to extend wireless to customers & employees without coverage in buildings or at remote work sites. It goes without saying that not all organizations are the same. They don’t all reside in offices in downtown skyscrapers or on corporate campuses. The way employees work and how customers are served... Continue Reading →
Rather than extending your entire network out to mobile devices via VPN, publish individual services through a web gateway or the cloud. Most remote employees gain access to Intranet resources through a virtual private network (VPN). Using 3rd party or built-in software, employees provide credentials and sometimes a smartcard to create a VPN tunnel. Once... Continue Reading →
For users of the Nokia Lumia 1520 on AT&T, the Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 mobile operating system update is available for immediate download. The smartphone built from the ground-up to address the security and management needs of every enterprise has arrived. Some of you developers and early adopters running the developer preview may need to use the Nokia Software Recovery Tool to... Continue Reading →
I'm pleased to announce that we are enhancing the business capabilities of Windows Phone 8 with the Enterprise Feature Pack. Building on technologies like Secure UEFI Boot, BitLocker, and TPM, an update to Windows Phone 8 will arrive in the first half of calendar year 2014 that increases IT control while boosting employee productivity. The Enterprise Feature... Continue Reading →
Let’s talk about trust. So far, my BYOD guidance has been to give your employees a lot of value without allowing their devices to access your internal corporate network. Frankly, the ability to trust any mobile device inside the firewall is a hard sell for security folks. The closest I’ve ever seen was encrypted Windows Mobile... Continue Reading →
Gartner says that the Mobile Enterprise Application Platform (MEAP) market will top $1 Billion by the end of 2010 and that more than 95% of organizations will choose MEAP instead of point solutions through 2012. The big takeaway here is that companies have been building tactical mobile application silos that support only one application and... Continue Reading →