Why Going Mobile-Only Makes Financial Sense for Today’s Enterprises

Why Going Mobile-Only Makes Financial Sense for Today’s Enterprises

Taking a mobile-only path to endpoint computing with a cutting-edge, DeX-enabled smartphone such as the Samsung Galaxy Note9 not only makes perfect sense for your workers’ productivity — it makes even more financial sense. From reducing hardware acquisition costs to cutting down the number of endpoints being managed across the business, mobile-only raises your bottom line.

What Is Mobile-Only?

Mobile-only endpoint computing is the replacement of traditional laptop and desktop PCs with smartphones (or tablets). In some cases, this may be limited to on-the-go task workers who are able to complete all work on their mobile device, but it’s now reaching a broader base of users […] 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

MDM Market Growth in Last 5 Years – Stats, Facts, and Values

MDM Market Growth in Last 5 Years – Stats, Facts, and Values

Mobile devices like smartphones and tablets are ubiquitous in the day-to-day life of an average user. Since personal devices are indispensable and even irreplaceable in today’s generation, these smart devices have penetrated the modern-day workplaces too. Moreover, organizations today are embracing BYOD for it offers a flexible work environment, reduces infrastructure costs (device costs, maintenance costs etc.), and contributes towards increased employee productivity.

Nevertheless, the continued proliferation of mobile devices spawns concerns like corporate data protection, device management and synchronization with different platforms, varied OSs and varied IT configurations.

MDM Market Growth : Stats, Facts and Values

Mobile Device Management (MDM) is no […] Read more

Knox Deep Dive: Real-time Kernel Protection (RKP)

Knox Deep Dive: Real-time Kernel Protection (RKP)

The Knox platform’s patented Real-time Kernel Protection (RKP) is the industry’s strongest protection against kernel threats and exploits. RKP works seamlessly out-of-the-box, with no setup required. Simply powering on a Samsung Knox device provides world-class threat protection and attack mitigation. RKP supports the rest of the Knox security offerings to provide full security coverage without the typical gaps anticipated with mobile devices.

 

Why does kernel protection matter?

 

Kernel protection is central to device security and enterprise data protection.

 

A compromised kernel can leak sensitive data and even allow remote monitoring and control of the affected device. Other more commonplace protections like Secure Boot […] Read more

Knox Platform for Enterprise goes beyond Android Enterprise

Knox Platform for Enterprise goes beyond Android Enterprise

Samsung and Google have been diligently working to advance and secure enterprise mobility, and today we see improvements around both Google’s Android operating system and Samsung’s Knox platform that make it easier than ever for businesses to stay connected, protected, and productive.

 

Samsung launched Knox in 2013, designing a mobile security platform that was embedded into the hardware and software of most of its Android tablets and smartphones. We built a suite of IT solutions that leverage this platform and address a variety of business needs through the entire device life cycle. Today, we call this evolved platform Knox Platform for Enterprise (KPE).

 

During this time, Google […] Read more

Deployment with GRAB Malaysia

Deployment with GRAB Malaysia

Another great event with GrabMY held last week. We’ve assisted Grab’s driver in setting up their mobile devices. We help corporate to engage mobility in workplace with Samsung #Knox, ensure driver’s device and corporate data are safe and secure.

Get in touch with us today to find out how you can be part of SYNDES® offerings #GRAB #SYNDES #mobility #security

 

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Manageability Highlights

Manageability Highlights

Device management services

To address a variety of business needs beyond security, the Samsung Knox portfolio is complemented by robust cloud services that ease mobile device deployment, customization, and management. These services include:

 

Knox Mobile Enrollment:

With this free service, enterprises can use a web console or REST API calls to automate device enrollment, either individually or in bulk. After an IT admin registers a device with this service, the device user simply turns it on and connects it to a Wi-Fi or 3G/4G network to enroll it with an EMM system. There is no manual enrollment of individual devices, and no […] Read more

App Isolation

App Isolation

The Knox Platform uses app isolation to prevent rogue apps from intentionally or inadvertently accessing unauthorized data. The Knox Platform provides several forms of app isolation to create a protected app container space on Samsung devices. Each option is based on the same core isolation technology called Security Enhancements for Android (SE for Android.) SE for Android is an integration of SELinux and Android, expanded to cover Android components and design paradigms. The Knox Platform offers these options:

 

Android Enterprise on Samsung devices:

Android Enterprise provides app isolation through Work Profiles, which provide basic isolation of enterprise apps from personal apps. When […] Read more

Knox Platform Differentiators

Knox Platform Differentiators

The Knox Platform provides a robust set of features that are a superset of features on top of the basic Android platform, to fill security and management gaps, resolve pain points identified by enterprises, and meet the strict requirements of highly regulated industries. The following summarizes the key differentiating features:

 

Security highlights

The following sections describe how the Knox Platform provides an industry-leading ecosystem of products and services to secure and ease mobile device management.

 

 

Hardware-backed security

 

The Knox Platform defends against security threats and protects enterprise data through layers of security built on top of a hardware-backed trusted environment.

 

Trusted environment:        […] Read more