Trend Micro Mobile Security
Comprehensive enterprise protection for mobile devices
The wide use and increasing capabilities of smartphones and PDAs introduce security risks to the medium business and enterprises that parallel those for laptop computers. Analysts predict that data-centric mobile devices will become a major target for virus writers, hackers, as well as pose a risk to data confidentiality. Lost or stolen devices can endanger confidential business data, compliance efforts and business reputations. Businesses suffer the costs from downtime, leaked data, infections, lost employee productivity, and cleanup.
Trend Micro™ Mobile Security protects smartphones and PDAs from data loss, infections, and attacks from a central enterprise console that can also manage desktop protection. Encryption and authentication defends data integrity on lost or stolen devices. The anti-malware features block viruses, worms, Trojans, and SMS text message spam. Built-in firewall and IDS protects against hackers, intrusions, and denial-of-service attacks—potential threats to the increasing number of Wi-Fi-enabled mobile devices.
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Balancing the requirement for strong network security with the need to harness collaborative web technologies is essential for business growth.
Incident handling is a vast topic, but here are a few tips for you to consider in your incident response. I hope you never have to use them, but the odds are at some point you will and I hope being ready saves you pain (or your job!).
- Have an incident response plan.
- Pre-define your incident response team
- Define your approach: watch and learn or contain and recover.
- Pre-distribute call cards.
- Forensic and incident response data capture.
- Get your users on-side.
- Know how to report crimes and engage law enforcement.
- Practice makes perfect.
I’m dating myself, but I remember when holiday shopping involved pouring through ads in the Sunday paper, placing actual phone calls from tethered land lines to research product stock and availability, and actually driving places to pick things up. Now, holiday shoppers can do all of that from a smartphone or tablet in a few seconds, but there are some security pitfalls to be aware of.