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...
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.
Employees working from home on a company-provided computer are putting businesses at risk with one in four consumers admitting to using their work email or password to log in to consumer websites and apps such as food delivery, online shopping and even dating apps.
Mobile phishing attacks are getting so sophisticated that they can fool even the smartest of us. Cybercriminals can now intercept your call with a bank without you even noticing. But it’s not always greater sophistication that enables successful attacks.
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:
Microsoft Teams is prone to the same phishing hazards, impersonation scams and privacy violations as email is, yet many users naïvely treat this and other workplace communications platforms with inherent trust. As a result, they often share sensitive information too freely or click links and open attachments that in an email they might ignore, warns a new report.
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.
What is Mass-Distributed Phishing? As one of the most common cyber scams on the planet, phishing is the sending of legitimate-looking emails to trick people into divulging personal information and opening files embedded with malware. Run-of-the-mill phishing attacks generally work on sheer scale and volume. Cyber criminals send out a large number of emails that impersonate big brands that most people will be familiar with. They bank on at least a small percentage of the recipients happening to...