Mobile security, which refers to the protection of mobile devices against cybersecurity threats, is a top-of-mind concern for today’s companies due to the growing use of mobile devices for business purposes. As remote workers access corporate data and applications using untrusted mobile devices, companies require an easy-to-use solution that protects their data without negatively impacting employee productivity.
Mobile security is complex because of the large number of potential attack vectors – devices can be targeted at multiple levels:
Mobile devices suffer from a number of potential cyber threats. Some of the most common and impactful include:
Mobile security should be a priority for organizations; however, some common misconceptions about it – as outlined in Check Point’s mobile security buyer’s guide – can cause organizations to compromise the protection of their mobile devices:
Secure mobile access is an important component of an enterprise cybersecurity strategy. As mobile devices become a more widely-used option for remote work, the data, applications, and systems that they access are at increased risk of compromise by infected devices.
At the same time, mobile security needs to prioritize the needs of the device users, including privacy and usability. Achieving this while providing effective mobile threat defense requires a mobile security solution that implements these core principles of optimal mobile threat defense:
Check Point Harmony Mobile is the market-leading Mobile Threat Defense solution. It keeps corporate data safe by securing employees’ mobile devices across all attack vectors: apps, network and OS. Designed to reduce admins’ overhead and increase user adoption, it perfectly fits into the existing mobile environment, deploys and scales quickly, and protects devices without impacting user experience or privacy. To learn more about Harmony Mobile’s capabilities, request a personalized demo. You’re also welcome to try out Harmony Mobile in your own environment with a free trial.