Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)
programs can offer companies appealing productivity gains and cost savings. For instance, a recent Trend Micro
study of corporate decision-makers finds that promises of increased productivity is the chief factor driving BYOD initiatives.
However, even though many business leaders express security concerns about allowing employees to store proprietary company and customer information on their personal devices, BYOD programs don’t have to be complicated. Mobile application management (MAM)
solutions can provide executives with peace of mind regarding security concerns while ensuring that personal and enterprise mobile apps
and data are properly segregated and protected.
Mobile application management helps organizations deliver critical applications to employees while letting them use the device(s) of their choice. MAM solutions enable companies to manage and secure their enterprise mobility efforts from end-to-end. Because employees often download games, movies, music, and other personal apps which may contain malware, Trojans, or viruses, MAM can help companies regularly and automatically inspect devices for mobile application security compromises before taking appropriate actions.
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