Kaspersky Lab has updated Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Smartphone more smartphones to protect against loss, theft, unauthorized access and mobile malware.
The new package also supports the maintenance platform, Android, and the latest versions of other operating systems. The launch of this update further strengthens the portfolio of Kaspersky Lab solutions for the corporate segment.
The growing use of smartphones in professional environments reflects the surge in commercial deployment of IT products last year. Until recently the most frequently used devices were the professional-level laptops and desktops, but these were added several brands of smartphones. According to data collected by market research firm IDC, in the first quarter of 2011 in Western Europe have been sold over 21 million smartphones , or 76% more than last year. 35.7% of all smartphones sold in this period comes with the operating systemAndroid .
This dissemination of personal devices at work means that both the company and those devices are used to access private data of the enterprises, and these have a hard time controlling the wide range of smartphones chosen by the staff.
With the increasing presence of mobile devices at work, is vital for IT organizations protect business and personal data that users access. Is this a major challenge for companies, who must find a balance between the potential savings of the commercial deployment of IT solutions and safety of this new front on the endpoint.
Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Smartphone is designed to provide enterprises with powerful and reliable solution for the protection of the staff who work in mobile mode in case of lost or stolen devices.The software offers several features that allow you to locate the anti-theft devices using GPS, to encrypt data and to block or delete them from a distance. The solution also provides protection against malicious programs and SMS spam attacks on the Internet.
This updated software from Kaspersky Lab is flexible and easy to implement, and gives businesses full control over the mobile workforce, managing all platforms from a single console: Kaspersky Administration Kit also enables privacy protection for mobile devices used for any purpose both professional and private and has all the features of a traditional antivirus program.