Sunday, December 30, 2012

How does MDM, NAC based discovery/access control tools, & Containerization tools differ in managing enterprise security due to BYODs?

MDM or mobile device management solutions mainly focuses in the end device rather than the network and usually done by installing a client software on the device itself...........

On the other hand, Mobile Discovery & access control devices via NAC or network access control technology works mainly in the enterprise over the enterprise network. It can also detect all devices, types, kinds across all devices (cross-platform) irrespective of whether they are registered or not providing complete inventory of devices including OS, model, type etc. and all can be done without installing a client on the device...................

The third way of protecting data due to BYOD is the containerization of apps (app wrapping). Here the solution is around the data and the apps and not around the device per say. If you think holistically, there are four different types of apps, native apps which are supplied by the OS (say email client),...........................

Read more here…….


Manjunath M Gowda
CEO, i7 Networks - “Agentless BYOD Control

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