More and more often, the phone, laptop and tablet enable access to a wide range of corporate applications and information processed by such entities. Moreover, mobile devices are often used to confirm the identity of a user.
For many companies, mobility and the possibility to work safely from any place, at any time and in any situation is indispensable for them to operate effectively. More and more often, the phone, laptop and tablet enable access to a wide range of corporate applications and information processed by such entities. Moreover, mobile devices are often used to confirm the identity of a user. It creates completely new risks such as:
Nowadays, the mobile market is developing very dynamically. According to Gartner, mobile devices will dominate among the terminal devices, that we use to perform our daily work, by 2020. Undoubtedly, the use of mobile devices in business offers completely new possibilities in comparison with traditional "work with a computer", for example:
When providing employees with the opportunity to work remotely with the use of various mobile devices, it is necessary to analyse the following risks and implement appropriate measures, if necessary:
On the one hand, IT departments face the challenge of providing users with the benefits of mobility and meeting their business requirements on the other. Users want to use business applications on their mobile devices in the manner they use their hardware and its features in their private lives. With EMM (Enterprise Mobility Management) and SSLVPN platforms, IT departments can meet the following requirements: ensure the security of mobile devices, define a compliance policy, support multiple operating systems, support both private devices and devices owned by the company, and increase the mobility of applications and enterprise's contents, while ensuring compatibility with the current IT infrastructure.
According to 47% of the CIOs surveyed by Gartner, mobility is the rule – not the exception.