There’s no question that mobility offers a wealth of benefits to organizations, from better productivity and collaboration to improved IT agility and competitive advantage. But as I explained in my previous blog, implementing a mobility program requires careful attention to security. There, I detailed why secure virtual workspaces are the best way to enable users to access corporate resources from their personally owned devices.
Now let’s look at another piece of the mobile security puzzle — preventing security breaches on corporate-owned devices. How can IT keep mobile devices up-to-date and secure, both when they’re in the hands of authorized users and in the event that the device is lost or stolen?
The answer is effective mobile device management (MDM).
A sound MDM strategy will include the following best practices for keeping data from being compromised:
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Effective MDM complements the secure virtual workspace, helping organizations create, implement and grow their BYOD strategies. To learn more about achieving a secure mobile enterprise, read our whitepaper, “The Secure Mobile Enterprise.”