Trend Micro Mobile Security 8.0 Aims at BYOD Businesses
Protection can be tailored for personally-owned and company-owned devices, with features including mobile-device management.Cloud-based security specialist Trend Micro announced the release of Trend Micro Mobile Security (TMMS) 8.0, designed to bolster enforcement of existing password and encryption policies for businesses deploying bring-your-own-device (BYOD) initiatives, as well as provide more granular remote-wipe capabilities. The platform also includes a mobile-application management system that allows IT to automatically push corporate apps to Apple iOS, Research In Motion BlackBerry and Google Android devices. TMMS 8.0 provides mobile devices with protection from Web-based threats and malware and functionalities such as selective wipe and encryption tools to help keep sensitive corporate information secure, and is available as a plug-in for the companys OfficeScan solution, integrating directly into a businesss existing IT management infrastructure.
"As personal mobile devices make their way into office environments, enterprises are seeing a much greater need to secure and manage these devices," Steve Quane of Trend Micro said in a press statement. "The rapid rise of malware threats targeting mobile platforms and the sheer number of devices being brought into offices only increases the danger. TMMS 8.0 is focused on allowing IT Administrators to simplify the management of their office environments, take advantage of the BYOD phenomenon and keep workforces productive and flexible."