Mobile Workforce and Security

Monday, February 11, 2019
The benefits of a mobile workforce can be endless. Lower facility costs, workforce flexibility, increased responsiveness are just few benefits of mobility but with all the benefits there are potential pitfalls that need to be considered. Extending your corporate network increases your potential attack surface. Today’s modern mobile workforce differs from the past where mobility meant access some form of portal located in your corporate network. Your data stayed in your network but now it is much harder to control where your corporate data lives. One compromised phone not only creates an entry point into your network but your adversaries may now also have very important data. In a world of costly breaches additional steps must be taken to comply with the many regulations such as HIPAA. There are many threats to consider for smart phones and tablets such as malware, botnets, phishing attacks, device rooting or jailbreaking, and rogue applications. As a leading Managed Service Provider, Infinity Technology Services, is ready to help your company navigate the mobile workforce landscape. We have partnered with a leading security provider, Checkpoint, to deliver a modern, robust and effective mobile security solution. You will have confidence that your smart phone and tablet applications are safe to use. Our mobile security solution uses threat emulation, advanced static code analysis, app reputation, and machine learning to detect rogue applications. With real time risk assessments at the OS level, the attack surface of your mobile devices will be drastically reduced. To prevent your documents from leaking into hands that shouldn’t have them, Infinity Technology Services can implement a secure documents management system that has options to encrypt, protect and contain your critical business data.

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