Mobile data protection and authentication software

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About Mobile data protection and authentication software

Mobile data protection involves protecting data on mobile devices from both internal and external threats. In the era of consumerization, IT pros need mobile data protection to keep corporate information safe regardless of where it lives -- in the data center, on company-owned PCs or on personal smartphones and tablets. Organizations also need to implement data protection policies that cover theft and loss, as well as keep track of who owns devices, what acceptable usage is and what support is provided when problems arise. Mobile device authentication software can also help to control information sharing and remote access. By providing passcode, smart card and certificate management, device authentication software ensures secure access on mobile devices. Users should be aware of the mobile data protection and device authentication software that controls their device, so they can report data loss and recover personal information when threats arise.