2020, meant it was one the busiest year on record for security teams as they fought off bad actors and adapted to new employee behaviours When the pandemic began, organisations believed remote working would be temporary, but as two weeks became six, and six weeks became six months and most of us remained at home. As we begin 2021, it has become too clear to many businesses that remote work is here to stay. In fact, Research from Ivanti/former MobileIron found that 80% of the global workforce...
Mobile devices make irresistible targets for threat actors because they’re both ubiquitous and vulnerable. In 2020, there were an estimated 3.5B smartphone users. This year, another 300 million are projected to join their ranks. For the first time, more than half of all devices connected to the Internet are mobile. Many of these devices will be used by remote workers to access their employers’ enterprise networks, cloud applications, and data. By 2024, mobile workers are projected to...
It's easy for businesses to drop into reactive survival mode during a crisis like COVID-19. Navigating rapidly changing conditions can make it difficult to think beyond immediate challenges. And yet, even – or perhaps especially – in a crisis, it’s imperative that companies execute strategies that will make them stronger in the long term. In the case of COVID-19, those strategies should support clients as they transition to new working conditions.
Zero Trust security. Some would say it’s the latest and greatest buzzword and this disposition is understandable given the amount of jargon introduced into the Information Technology market each year. With vernacular being used interchangeably like “AI,” “Machine Learning,” and “Deep Learning,” these words get stripped of their real significance.
Many things blur the line between endpoint management and security. Examples? Managing an endpoint. Configuring it. Performing application and software management. And patching the endpoint. The fact is, managing and securing a device is so interrelated that it makes sense for these two functions to come together in a single platform that can accomplish these, and other tasks needed in your IT organization. Here are the seven ways Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) can support security.
Ivanti/MobileIron has been recognized as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide UEM software 2020-2021 Vendor Assessment. Read an excerpt of the IDC MarketScape evaluation of Ivanti/MobileIron in the UEM market, including:
Hackers are smart people. They know that the fastest way into a target is to find the weakest point of entry. All too often, they find that access point through the marketing organization, which many hackers consider a "soft target." The main reason is fairly simple: Marketers are typically more public and visible — and therefore more exposed — than the rest of the company.
While we can certainly agree that 2020 was unconventional to say the least, we can now look back and appreciate some of the positives that arose. In response to COVID-19 and the resulting precautionary protocol, everyone – businesses and individuals alike – had to change how they go about their daily lives. Many companies have been obligated to keep their employees at home if deemed “non-essential,” but the challenge remains of having operations and customers to attend to.
This year, many companies realized business resilience was more than just a buzzword on a PowerPoint slide. They found themselves struggling to survive a crisis no one saw coming, but which had a massive impact worldwide.
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