3 Key Features of Mobile Device Management

Mobile Device Management MDM

3 Key Features of Mobile Device Management

Keep Wireless Network Devices Secure, Reliable, and Compliant with Mobile Device Management

The Mobile Device Management (MDM) solution you choose to deploy should be appropriate, productive, and secure. After all, you are likely managing a lot of mobile devices. Employees, now more than ever, utilize apps during the workday and keeping all mobile devices secure and reliable is critical.

According to Computer Weekly’s article, Where the device hits the network – A Mobile Device Management Upgrade, the conversation of MDM continues to be a hot topic to explore.

Whether you are just developing your MDM security strategy or updating it, be sure to review his trends surrounding mobility management tools, edge computing, and IoT. They all play a large part within your MDM security strategy.

Keep in mind, there is a wide range of functionality each vendor offers, but these three elements of MDM should be top-of-mind when developing your MDM strategy:

Secure Mobile Access
It is vital that your departments’ goals help users securely access applications while maintaining proper security controls on your wireless network.

Visibility of Mobile Devices
Understanding what’s running on mobile devices is the key to creating compliance policies and being able to detect potential risks. Simply put, if you do not know what’s running, how can you control the risk?

Mobile Device Security
Malware happens; the best MDM solutions provide anti-malware and data protection capabilities to help limit the risk of breaches and data loss.

Your organization looks to you as an IT leader to develop a successful approach to protecting your mobile devices. Emphasis on these three key features will help limit security risks and help your organization navigate the complexities of developing the right MDM solution.

Rebecca Enrooth

Lead Qualification Specialist at Comm-Works

Rebecca currently serves as the Lead Qualification Specialist for Comm-Works. She possesses experience in the legal, marketing and political space, and has worked in a variety of fields including technology, law, and government. She holds her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Government from St. Catherine University in MN and in her spare time, you’ll find her discussing politics, fashion, and spending time with family.