- Android devices are an increasingly rich target for mobile malware writers, which makes securing those devices as they are used in the workplace a key element of any BYOD or COPE program.
- IT security pros should insist any BYOD program require the most up-to-date mobile OS versions and ensure the anti-malware protections included in any MDM or MEM deployment are top notch.
Now that all smartphone and tablet Christmas presents are making their way into the enterprise, it is important to examine the security protections put in place to secure their access to enterprise applications and data. Beyond authentication, passwords, remote lock and wipe, and other basic security measures provided in enterprise mobile management suites, anti-malware for those mobile endpoints is a key element that should be carefully scrutinized. Continue reading “A New Wave of Android Devices Is Coming to the Workplace; IT Security, Are You Ready?”