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By: Microsoft     Published Date: Jul 07, 2016
Enable, protect, and manage mobile productivity Protecting email and other corporate data on mobile devices—without bogging down workers—is one of today’s biggest challenges faced by IT pros today. With the massive, global proliferation of mobile devices, it can be a struggle to manage and secure these devices and your data, both on approved enterprise applications and shadow IT. Download this free e-book to learn how to control the uncontrollable and create a solution that: • Enables continuous management, so your employees are more productive. • Offers threat protection, so you can detect abnormal user behavior, suspicious activities, known malicious attacks, and security issues right away. • Guards against data leakage. • Provides security after loss or theft of mobile devices. • Helps protect your Microsoft Office email, files, and apps.
Tags : mobile devices, enterprise, best practices, management
     Microsoft
By: Webroot     Published Date: Sep 18, 2013
With the exploding use of mobile devices and BYOD, mobile apps represent a major new threat. This infographic reveals some surprising facts about malicious mobile apps, including where they come from, what they do, and what other IT pros are thinking about MMAs. Below are some key highlights: • 73% of IT pros expect mobile threats to their networks will increase in the next 12 months • Mobile threats account for 59% of all malware • 12% of all Android Apps are now malicious
Tags : malicious mobile apps, mobile apps, malware, security, smartphones, mobile threat, mobile device, byod
     Webroot
By: Webroot     Published Date: Sep 18, 2013
This whitepaper explains how exploding mobile threats challenge mobile device management (MDM) vendors, carriers, service providers, and app stores to ensure the safety of apps. Consumers and customers will hold these companies responsible for providing adequate security, and employees will expect enterprise IT departments to protect them from malicious mobile apps like they have come to expect for PC malware. The report describes how a cloud-based app reputation service protects against the risks of mobile applications in the wild: • Collects millions of applications from a variety of sources • Stores mobile app data in the world’s largest cloud-based threat database • Analyzes and scores apps on a range from malicious (e.g., known malware such as Trojans or root kits) to trustworth
Tags : mobile app, mobile threat, mobile device management, mobile application management, malicious mobile app, security
     Webroot
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