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App container, app wrapping and other emerging mobile security tactics

Posted on June 29, 2016 in Articles | by

The flood of personal devices entering organizations through both formal bring your own device programs and informal use of personal technology poses a significant risk to enterprise security. While organizations traditionally relied upon mobile device management (MDM) technology to control both the apps installed on mobile devices and the security configurations of the device operating system, this approach does not offer the flexibility necessary for bring your own device (BYOD) models. Users do not want clunky corporate software that intrudes into their personal use of technology, and enterprise IT departments don’t want the support burden the comes along with such heavy-handed management. An app container and application wrapping are emerging as more BYOD-friendly solutions to the mobile security challenge.

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Mike Chapple, CISSP, Ph.D.

Mike is an IT leader, information security professional, author, speaker and trainer with over fifteen years of experience in the field.

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