Mobile Threat Defense: What Companies Should Know

Mobile Threat Defense: What Companies Should Know

Enterprise mobility is ruling the business world and the influx of modern multiple devices accompanied by a plethora of platforms, applications, and networks have become the reality for today’s companies. But with technology comes power, and with power comes the responsibility to protect these devices, which are the carriers of mission-critical corporate data, user information and customer details from varied external threats, risks, and attacks. The mobile threat landscape is becoming increasingly sophisticated and a compromised device can do irreparable damage to a company. Hence, securing mobile devices from multiple threats has become a foremost concern for the organization’s IT […] Read more

5 Major Business Benefits of Mobile Device Management

5 Major Business Benefits of Mobile Device Management

It is the rise of the mobile devices as the new exciting edge of everyday computing and has become an integral part of the business world. Today, old-school desktops and laptops are not the only devices used for work. Most companies now depend on the use of smartphones and tablets to handle day-to-day business tasks ranging from the critical to the routine.

But this mobile environment is generally unfavoured to grow and evolve without restriction. Businesses need to clear the blur lines between the personal and corporate use. Small or large businesses could even face security risks and other complications created […] Read more

How to Configure Your DeX Mode Device Security Settings With Knox | SBTV

How to Configure Your DeX Mode Device Security Settings With Knox | SBTV

With the ability to turn any desk into a potential workspace, Samsung DeX is the key enabling technology for companies looking to go mobile-only, cutting IT costs and lightening their employees’ loads to increase productivity.

You can make your workers’ DeX experience even more effective and improve device security by configuring DeX Mode settings using our simple and powerful tool, Samsung Knox.

In this episode of SBTV, I show how IT administrators can use Knox to easily edit DeX Mode defaults and shortcuts on their workers’ Samsung devices.

For instance, you can set which apps show up on the now-expanded DeX desktop, as well as which […] Read more

Don’t Let Security Concerns Stop You From Embracing Mobility

Don’t Let Security Concerns Stop You From Embracing Mobility

There is no question that heading into 2019, mobility is critical to a company’s efficiency, profitability and growth. At the same time, the use of mobile devices increases the business’ attack surface and extends the security agenda.

 

From phishing scams to device theft, data breaches due to inadequate mobile security have become a real concern. According to Verizon’s latest Mobile Security Index, 93 percent of businesses say mobile devices present a serious and growing threat, and 79 percent cited intentional or accidental employee misuse as the most significant security concern.

 

Common Mobile Security Concerns

 

There are many ways that mobile security can be compromised […] Read more

Granular Device Management – Custom Boot Banner

Granular Device Management – Custom Boot Banner

Samsung Knox is the only mobile platform that allows an enterprise to natively change the device boot logo. In many industries, such as government or defense, this change is mandatory for compliance. Through the Knox Platform, enterprise IT admins and developers can customize the following:

 

Samsung boot up display
Splash screen animation, when the device is turned on or off
Lockscreen image, which can provide an enterprise logo or contact info for lost phones

 

Enterprises can use these capabilities to mitigate problems such as the following:

Phone is lost and found:

Owner information is available by simply powering on the device. There is no need to […] Read more

Granular Device Management – Split Billing (Dual APN)

Granular Device Management – Split Billing (Dual APN)

Split billing separates enterprise and personal data usage.

 

In Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) deployments, enterprise billing allows employees to be properly compensated for data costs generated from work-related app usage.
In Corporately Owned, Personally Enabled (COPE) deployments, enterprise billing allows employers to pay for data usage incurred only for work purposes.

 

Split billing also works with dual SIM devices, by mapping some apps to using the data plan from one SIM, and other apps to the other SIM’s data plan.

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Granular Device Management – Remote Admin Lock of Device

Granular Device Management – Remote Admin Lock of Device

This feature allows an IT admin to remotely lock out a device, for example, when the device is out of compliance. Once the device is locked, only an IT admin can unlock it and not a device user. This functionality solves two problems:

 

Prevents unauthorized users from accessing the device if it gets lost or stolen.
Prevents users with valid login credentials from using the device, for example, if the credentials are stolen or the user is no longer allowed to use the device.

 

With stock Android, an IT admin can lock a device only if it is currently unlocked. If the device […] Read more

Device Software Update Management

Device Software Update Management

Strict control over device firmware updates

Samsung developed Enterprise Firmware Over-the-Air (E-FOTA) to enable enterprises to save time and support costs, and manage the mobile infrastructure as efficiently as possible.

 

With E-FOTA, enterprises can control device software updates as follows:

 

Select the highest firmware version allowed on devices:

This option ensures that device users can’t independently update to an unsupported firmware version, preventing issues that could negatively impact employee productivity, support costs, and data security.

Force the download of a specific firmware version onto select devices:

Enterprises can download new firmware to a few test devices to run interoperability or compatibility tests. This mandatory download is […] Read more

Deployment with GRAB Malaysia

Deployment with GRAB Malaysia

The attendance is fascinating as Grab driver are early in line this morning to pick-up their Samsung mobile device.

Grab Malaysia on this day deploy quality mobile device in improvising their services. With the enhancement of the new series of Samsung mobile devices. Grab drivers are now enthusiastic to achieve better daily, weekly, and monthly target along with their new partner. (Samsung mobile devices)

After hours of queuing, Grab driver received their Samsung mobile device. While these Samsung mobile device works with Knox as it enhance Grab on better hold on their asset until the Samsung mobile device is served.

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