Mobility vs. Security: Balancing Accessibility & Efficiency against Threats

Presented by

James Morrison, Computer Scientist with the Federal Bureau of Investigation

About this talk

In today’s application economy, IT and business units are focused on increasing employee effectiveness and driving customer loyalty with a broad range of new ‘mobile-first’ applications. Having ‘an app for that’ offers many benefits – consumer-like experiences, increased use of enterprise applications, support for mobile workforce and a global customer base, to name just a few. But with each new mobile app – and mobile user – comes another attack surface and possible source of data loss or regulatory infraction. What now? Attend this Slashdot webinar to hear our expert panel discuss the challenges facing IT, developers and DevOps teams today, and what enterprises of all sizes should be doing to ensure their applications and users aren’t at risk. Attendees will hear: -How MDM is evolving, and what that means to users and IT -Methods of controlling devices that access your network and apps – simply -Why provisioning matters, and how to accelerate onboarding and retiring of users and devices -How to give users secure corporate access while retaining their existing mobile experience -Why content is king – and how to collaborate securely no matter how large the group How to give access behind the firewall – without messy configuration settings or VPNs

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