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Mobile Security Incidents to Rise - Keep Taking the Capsules

31 October 2014 | Updated 01 January 1970

Mobile secure access of data is posing ever more challenges and ranks high on denying unauthorised entry

Check Point Software Securities recently published its report highlighting the scale of the problem of unauthorised access when using mobile devices.

It found that 82% of the security professionals surveyed expected mobile security incidents to rise in 2015. 72% said the number of personal devices connecting to their networks had more than doubled in the past two years and 42% noted mobile security incidents had cost their organisations more than US$250,000.

Check Point has launched its Check Point Capsule which is said to offer multi-layer security, including:

  • Secure access to work.
  • Protects business data on mobile devices, without having to manage the entire device.

Capsule is claimed to create a secure business environment and separates business data from personal data and applications on mobile devices. This enables users to securely use business applications through a simple user interface, where they have one-touch access to corporate e-mail, files, directories, corporate contacts, and calendars, without affecting their personal data.

The system supports various device platforms and operating systems, including iOS, Android, Windows and MacOS.


Picture: Do you need to investigate mobile multi-layer security to separate your organisation's data from personal data

Article written by Mike Gannon | Published 31 October 2014


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