Endpoint device management: Protecting the enterprise front door

Cloud Musings

According to Bill Odell, the Dell Vice President of Marketing for Endpoint Device Management , you need to protect the enterprise front door. Since devices are the network’s gateways, endpoint device management is now the key to protecting your enterprise data.

New Android malware could damage phones

IT Manager Daily

A new malware strain could cause some headaches for Android users. Loapi also fights any attempt to revoke device manager permissions. If the user tries to take away the permissions, the app will lock the screen and close the window with device manager settings. The post New Android malware could damage phones appeared first on IT Manager Daily. In this week's e-newsletter IT Security Android hackers malware smartphones

MIM ? For The Win - A Screw's Loose

A Screw's Loose

A few months ago I wrote a blogpost about how MDM (Mobile Device Management) had died. It was a slow painful death, but it was justified as it brought forth MAM (Mobile Application Management) and would lead to MIM (Mobile Information Management). I had been tweeting with Brian Reed , an amazingly smart person in the enterprise mobility management arena, and we seemed to be in violent disagreement. Policies shouldn’t be written in reference to devices.

RIP MDM 200X ? December 16th 2011 - A Screw's Loose

A Screw's Loose

Mobile Device Management (MDM) is dead and many hardly knew you. I truly never thought you would hang on this long but you really managed to stick it out. You were the savior for Bring Your Own Devices (BYOD). You know the parts, you were so good at finding a device, you could wipe a device like no one’s business, when you wanted someone to use a password, by golly they used one. Expense management. Malware. About.

BYOD can pose privacy risks to employees

Network World

Companies that use remote device management software to oversee employee devices used for business have the ability to collect a lot more information than employees may be comfortable with, according to a report released today. The intent of these MDM solutions is not to spy on employees, but to monitor for things like malware and general security," said Salim Hafid, product manager at Bitglass , which produced the report.

The BYOD Problem

Cloud Musings

Everyone wants their device of choice right there next to them 24/7. To an employer, however, that smart device is nothing more than a dagger posed to rip apart every shred of corporate security. The process should also concurrently configure the newly enrolled device.

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How to Choose the Best Vulnerability Scanning Tool for Your Business

Galido

To be noted is the fact that a vulnerability scanner is as important as a malware scanner today. While a malware scanner helps check for malware and clear them, the vulnerability scanning tool could help prevent malware threats and attacks.

Security and Windows 10 Will Cross Paths for Enterprises

CTOvision

1 area of spending increase in 2015, with nearly half (46%) planning to invest more in access control, intrusion prevention, and virus and malware protection. Outside of the more notable and talked about features—friendlier UI, improved device manageability including MDM, easier operating system deployment (OSD), universal applications, and a customizable store portal for organizations—Windows 10 comes with something even more important - deeper security. By Deepak Kumar.

Identify yourself for MIM - A Screw's Loose

A Screw's Loose

He was kind enough to place things like MDM (Mobile Device Management) and MAM (Mobile Application Management) in the diagram for us. Remember the tenet, data is protected while at rest or in transit and regardless of the device or location. Expense management.

The CTO made me do it - A Screw's Loose

A Screw's Loose

of course, the answer is no but you don’t have much of a choice now, his device has to be enabled. This is where true BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) began; enabling your executives to work on the new devices they had just bought. In the beginning it was easy, you enabled mail on the device through ActiveSync and you were done. That lasted until the App Store appeared and now you had to deal with actually managing the devices. Expense management.

Business Enhancements For Surface Pro 3 & Windows 8.1

CanITPro

update 1 include: Workplace Join – This feature allows a middle ground between all or nothing access, allowing a user to work on the device of their choice and still have access to corporate resources. you can use an OMA-DM API agent to allow management of Windows 8.1

Sunburn - A Screw's Loose

A Screw's Loose

The first thing that they worry about is whether they can get their email, calendar, and contacts on their device. The first bit of pushback always concerns logging into the device. Most organizations require that users put a passcode on their device. Expense management.

You saved how much? - A Screw's Loose

A Screw's Loose

As I wing off to another city this fine Monday morning, it seemed like the perfect time to talk about the economics of bring your own device (BYOD) and in this case we are talking mobile solutions. This whole concept kicked off a few years when an analyst house published a research report on how much money a company could save if they went from corporate liable (company owned) devices to personal liable (employee owned) devices. Expense management. Malware.

Herding Kangaroos - A Screw's Loose

A Screw's Loose

I spend a lot of time talking to EMM (Enterprise Mobility Management) vendors these days. Previously these were all MDM (Mobile Device Management) vendors, but as that acronym has started to lose some buzz they decided a name change is in order. The Consumerization of IT (CoIT) has led them to realize that they can’t keep selling businesses licenses to their product that will sit on the shelf unused due to the exorbitant control that IT would be exerting on a user’s device.