IT admits obstacles to user mobility due to security concerns
Organizations are challenged to meet demands for greater mobility as 92% of IT departments worldwide still restrict users from accessing sen…
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Mobility is finally being top priority, but the approach is still traditional IT security and not Mobile First security. Multi-factor authentication is an absolute necessity, and so is point-2-point encryption. Mobiles communicate over public networks.
VPN was not built for the asynchronous behavior of mobile networks, with varying bandwidth and drop outs, so your solution cannot rely on old tech like VPN.
So there is a strong need for an extra layer of security, app security, where only the app has access to corporate data and only communicates according to user credentials and user situation with raised authentication requirements when necessary.