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Understanding User Agents in the MaaS360 Secure Browser

I was recently asked by a customer what type of Browser the MaaS360 Secure Browser is built upon or emulates so that the customer’s developers can design their web sites accordingly. To provide this information you must examine the browser’s user agent string (UA) which helps identify which browser is being used, what version, and […]

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How do I deploy thousands of iOS devices quickly and securely?

Recently IBM and Apple have announced a number of strategic partnerships, however one of these that has slipped under the radar that we have found very interesting is the integration between IBM’s MobileFirst Protect (formerly MaaS360 by Fiberlink) and Apple’s Device Enrollment Program (DEP). What happens when you get a new iOS device? When receiving […]

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Managing Mobile Phone Usage for School Children

Whilst many companies have been concentrating on securing corporate Mobile devices and rushing policies in place for BYOD there is another group of problematic users that has been largely forgotten; school children. According to a new international study three-quarters (73 per cent) of UK 10-year-olds have a personal mobile. There are mixed views from the […]

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Migrating from Blackberry to iOS or Android

With the recent spate of bad news about Blackberry and the prediction from IDC that by 2018 their market share will fall to a mere 0.3% it is unsurprising that several companies are reviewing their phone purchasing policies. The big worry for businesses is security and how they are able to secure Android and iPhones […]

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Mobile Device Containerisation, IEM and Enterproid Divide [ Part 2 of 2 ]

This is Part 2 of the blog on Mobile Device Containerisation, IBM Endpoint Manager and Enterproid Divide. Actually to be correct this should just be Divide as since Part 1 of this blog  was published, Enterproid Divide has been rebranded simply as Divide on the back of fresh funding led by Google Ventures. Divide as […]

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Mobile Device Containerisation, IEM and Enterproid Divide [ Part 1 of 2 ]

This is the first part of a two part article on IBM Endpoint Manager and Enterproid Divide. It is assumed that the reader is familiar with IBM Endpoint Manager or as it was previously known BigFix. Since IBM acquired BigFix there have been numerous enhancements and improvements including the introduction of Mobile Device Management. IBM […]

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IBM Endpoint Manager Android Mobile Client Installation

To install the IBM Endpoint Manager mobile client on your Android, use the following steps: 1. Click on the ‘Play Store’ icon on your phone. 2. From within the ‘Play Store’ search for “IBM Endpoint” and “IBM Mobile Client” will be listed. 3. Once you have found this – click the ‘Install’ button and click […]

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IBM Endpoint Manager iOS Mobile Client Installation

To install the mobile client on your iPhone, use the following steps: 1. Click on the App Store icon on your phone. 2. From within the App Store search for “IBM Endpoint”. 3. Once you have found this – click the “Free” button, enter your iTunes password and install. After the application is installed it […]

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