The introduction of Android Enterprise with Android 5.0 (Lollipop) back in 2014, allowed enterprises and corporations to deploy, secure, and manage Android with various deployment scenarios, including Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) and Corporate-Owned, Personal-Enabled (COPE) as well as Corporate-Owned, Business-Only (COBO) devices.
It’s safe to say that in today’s world everyone has gone remote, with users accessing data online from different devices like smartphones, tablets, and laptops. In previous blog posts, we’ve discussed how UEM solutions are ideal when it comes to ensuring the security of data and devices that are operating remotely. However, Apple, Google, and Samsung also offer their own services and tools to help manage their devices and protect their data. Let’s break down their...
With smartphones and tablets becoming the new enterprise endpoint, mobile application testing should move up the list of priorities for IT managers. The lessons we have collectively learned from dealing with Windows updates apply just as much for mobile devices. A strong update strategy involves rigorous testing, closely managing the update process, and ensuring excellent situational awareness and communications. Let’s dive into how to account for each of these requirements.
Update: Microsoft Defender for Endpoint mobile threat defense capabilities for iOS are in public preview as of October 1, 2020. We are excited to share with you the next steps in our journey to deliver industry leading endpoint security capabilities across all platforms. Rob Lefferts, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft 365 Security and Compliance, shared our commitment to build solutions that enable a single view of your entire estate.
Organizations have always walked a tightrope when it comes to striking the perfect balance between securing company-owned assets and end-user privacy. What if there was an ideal balancing pole that allowed them to ensure data security without compromising privacy? With the release of Android 11, Google delivers this perfect balance.
Rumored to have a September 8th release date, Android 11 introduces some great improvements for end-users, like wireless Android Auto support for all Android devices, chat bubbles, etc. But Android 11 has also implemented some major changes and restrictions to enhance user privacy that need to be considered from an enterprise perspective to ensure a smooth transition and maintain security and control.