DARPA project could help with mobile security in the enterprise
A DARPA project seeks researchers from academia and business to improve security for mobile networks and devices. The program could bring better tools for the enterprise. Read Now
Managing issues of endpoint security involving employee-owned mobile devices is a key part of the security professional's job description. Not only must corporate data and networks be protected from hackers targeting enterprise systems; mobile endpoints now, too, must be defended. There's nothing obvious or easy about the mobile endpoint security challenge. This era of mobile workers using multiple devices has expanded the attack surface for hackers; meanwhile, the IT department's ability to control employee-owned endpoints has gotten increasingly complex. This guide looks at all aspects of the mobile challenge for enterprise security and offers up various approaches IT pros can take, from strategy to tools and training. It looks, too, toward the future to outline the likeliest challenges ahead when it comes to mobile device security.
1The tools to battle the threats that mobile endpoints invite
When the mobile era dawned, so did the new age of mobile security threats. But with the proper tools and training, enterprise assets can be defended. Here's your guide to what tools exist and what training enterprise employees need to help keep company data and networks secure.