BYOD and Chill - Threat Prevention on Mobile Devices
According to the latest research report on BYOD by Hexa Research, the BYOD market is projected to grow beyond $350 billion by 2022 from $94.15 billion in 2014. (http://blog.ingrammicro.ca/blog/how-to-stay-secure-and-mobile-with-the-microsoft-surface)
But when you BYOD- Bring Your Own Device, you BYOT– Bring Your Own Threats – as well. Embracing the BYOD trend is not all about reducing OpEx (Operating Expenses) and CapEx (Capital Expenditure), it also needs to be about reducing cybersecurity risks.
The exploding mobile workforce relies heavily on the use of mobile devices. Such devices are not exempt from threats and vulnerabilities. From device thefts, data tracking and hacking – these devices pose a variety of security risks. The least difficult one to prevent being cybersecurity risks.
Some good news though, the machine learning capabilities available on McAfee Endpoints are now available for Apple iOS and Google Android devices. These capabilities are used to identify threats and cyber attacks including zero-day type. McAfee MVISION Mobile delivers that and more. MVISION Mobile is capable of advising users when they are connected to a compromised network. It is also able to integrate with all major Enterprise Mobility Management solutions (EMM). Managed by the single pane of glass console ePolicy Orchestrator, it provides a central management platform.
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