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Mobile Device Security Assessment Service Unveiled by Redspin
January 09, 2013
Redspin, Inc. has unveiled a new service that offers evaluation of mobile device security. The increasing usage of mobile devices in the place of work has augmented a number of security risks – issues that can now be tackled with the latest Redspin service.
Policy advances and other operational concerns have been merged by Redspin's Mobile Device Security Assessment. Organizations are therefore able to deploy feasible policies and efficient control, ensuring the correct and protected usage of mobile devices along with BYOD.
According to a latest survey by Ovum (News - Alert), the usage of private mobile devices at office has augmented considerably. As per the survey results released in September 2012, the majority of current BYOD activity is however not managed in an appropriate manner by IT departments. The number of endpoints has increased twofold with BYOD utilization.
Apart from augmenting the risk of loss, robbery or hacking occurrences, BYOD usage unveils fresh threats like mobile malware.
In a statement, Daniel W. Berger, president and CEO at Redspin said, "Allowing personal mobile device use at work can result in significant improvements in productivity, employee satisfaction and cost savings. But without an adequate mobile device security program, the potential for those gains will be squandered. In addition, since many people are already using their smartphones at work (whether allowed or not), we encourage all our clients to put mobile device security high on their list of 2013 IT priorities."
Computerized scanning, surveys and interviews are used by Redspin's Mobile Device Security Assessment to establish the current utilization profile of mobile devices inside the enterprise. Current threats, susceptibility, and risks of present usage can therefore by uncovered with this approach.
Technology accompaniments and/or limitations, associative policy development and user training are included in the counsel for remediation.
Redspin is a major provider of dissemination testing and IT security evaluations. All-inclusive IT security evaluations, risk administration and compliance offerings have been supplied by Redspin for over 10 years. The safety of classified information and security of very important systems is ensured using the organization’s offerings.
Redspin offers professional analysis, total objectivity and business insight to the Fortune 1000 enterprises and to the healthcare, banking/financial services, retail, technology, energy, hospitality and casino industries.
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Edited by Braden Becker
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