Mobile Security: The need of the hour By businessict
Organizations across the globe are worried about mobile security, and their concern is valid. Because most of the workers these days access corporate data from their smartphones, especially with many companies opting for the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy. What this effectively means is, organizations are finding it excruciatingly difficult to keep sensitive data from falling into the wrong hands. It is estimated that nearly 80% of the office work is done on the mobile device, most of which are outside the corporate firewalls. Though there are wise people who take precautionary measures like keeping their devices patched and updated, the number is abysmally low. The need of the hour is to have the perfect mobile security solution that can protect your devices 360 degrees
Sophos Mobile Control is one such solution that helps organizations to secure all the mobile endpoints across its breadth. It enables businesses to spend less time on security and focus more on other strategic activities that need their attention. Sophos Mobile Control can protect both your Android and iOS devices from all malicious threats trying to take control of your sensitive data.
Why Sophos Mobile Control Solutions?
Endless Protection of Data
When you opt for Sophos Mobile Control Solutions, you sign up for advanced device encryption techniques that keep even the most vulnerable data secure from attackers. All your business emails and documents are protected even if they are stored in your personal devices and even if you access external WiFi. You are also protected from vicious apps and files that you download.
Unified Endpoint Management
All the worries of an organization about managing multiple entities such as endpoints, network, and servers using multiple security applications are warded away by Sophos, as its Unified Endpoint Management capabilities help you to manage them in a single console – Sophos Central. You are promised the same console including looks and feel while accessing any security product of Sophos.
Office 365 Support
Office 365 has gained wide prominence across the world due to its utility and its ability to help people manage their day to day office activities. Now admins of Sophos Security Solution in your organization seamlessly manage and configure within the Sophos Mobile Security console. Yes, you heard it right, there is no need for a separate console.
Apart from managing Office 365 effortlessly, the admins have been given great powers and flexibility to keep the mobile endpoints of all the employees secure. But all this without compromising on the privacy of the employees. Admins can control and secure the content of the employees' emails and workspace apps without actually handling the mobile of the employees.
Sophos Intercept X for Mobile
The popular Sophos Intercept X that has protected millions of endpoints across the globe helps to protect your mobile endpoints too, under the umbrella of Sophos Mobile Control. It uses the power of deep learning and artificial intelligence to detect malware and ransomware before they can attack your mobile.
It intelligently stops web-based threats from malicious websites that your employees visit or performs an unsafe download or clicks on bad links. It even detects if you are in an unsafe WiFi and provides a blanket of safety around you while you are using it. You are also protected from accessing phishing text messages and malicious QR codes which have gained great notoriety these days.
Sophos Intercept X for mobile also constantly monitors the integrity of every device to reduce the surface area of the attack. It does this by keeping a version compliance check and regularly recommending device health check settings. It also constantly checks security compliance such as screen locks, the status of device encryption, and any jailbreak detection.
To Sum Up
We have seen the importance of having a robust mobile security solution and also how Sophos Mobile Control is the perfect choice to achieve that. However, most organizations would need the assistance of a Cybersecurity Provider to set this up and that is where BUS ICT can help, which is one of the preferred partners of Sophos. BUS ICT has secured the information of various governments and companies in the past through their plethora of tools that help to safeguard their data at minimal time. BUS ICT beautifully blends its expertise in software automation and managed services to assist organizations of every size in their risk management process.