Mobile Security Innovators
Businesses understandably have been nervous about the arrival of the mobile era, where employees expect to be able to use their smartphones, tablets and laptops to get work done wherever they may be. The protections of the corporate network are typically nowhere to be found when workers are off-site. But even as cyberthreats have surged, an array of cybersecurity vendors have stepped up to provide powerful security and management capabilities for mobile devices, whether corporate-owned or not.
To give a sense of the key players in mobile security and device management right now, we’ve rounded up 30 of the coolest vendors to know about.
Anne Bonaparte, CEO
Headquarters: San Francisco
The company’s mobile threat defense offering for enterprises, Appthority Mobile Threat Protection, secures business data against threats across mobile devices, apps and networks. One recent move by Appthority saw the integration of the company’s technology with managed Google Play, as a way to automate the vetting of Android apps prior to distribution to employees.
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