Security is a concern for business owners everywhere, especially with the rise of mobility, telecommuting, and BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) in the workplace. BYOD is a firm’s policy of allowing employees to bring their own mobile devices (phone, tablets, laptops and wearables) to work to use with company systems, software, network and information.
This practice has become an inevitable reality that employers and employees are embracing. But, it also doubles the number of devices within an organization that require support.
We no longer live in a static world, and technology is changing to help make the the work-life balance improve by easing long commutes, and more. The digital workspace is great for end users.
It provides the ability to access applications and data, and can increase employee satisfaction and productivity overall. The downside is your company’s surface area for a cyber-attack increases, and attack vectors change every day.
How do you know what combination of security measures to take to protect your endpoints, provide ease of use for employees, and not stabalize workflow? How do you know you’ve made a good choice? How can you prove which solution is most effective?
The answer is not a “one-point” product, it is a platform that combines Single Sign-On (SSO), MFA, and Identity and Access Management, with a layer of MDM, to provide access control and data based on conditions such as, strength of authentication and device compliance.
The MDM layer provides users remote access to corporate applications from their mobile workspaces, including mobile devices, laptops and PCs. With united endpoint protection technology, employers can manage secure policies such as encryption, passcodes, data loss, prevention, remote lock and wipe and patch management to keep data protected across all users.
This unified platform provides access control, application management and multi-platform endpoint management (Unified Endpoint Management). Should a device be lost or stolen, company data can be segmented and remain safe in the data center.
Policy can be implemented to control access to company data based on what apps are on your phone, what apps aren’t, and even what apps you as a business want to permit your employees to access and use.
The deployment of MDM with UEM enables you to improve user experience and tasks that were considered costly, complicated, and time consuming. All employees and personal devices can be managed within hours and handled effectively through your IT Managed Service Provider (MSP) to allow for automation capabilities across your digital workspace.