How to limit Skype for Business usage only to devices with MDM?

­One of the main security challenges many organizations using Skype for Business (Lync) are facing is the need to restrict workers to using Skype on managed devices only. Many enterprises require that Skype access would be limited to managed devices with installed corporate Mobile Device Management (MDM) software only. These organizations want to verify that […]

Keep your emails safe while publishing Skype for Business

Skype for Business (Lync) is gaining popularity among organizations that wish to benefit from high-quality communication within the corporation. These organizations should realize, however, that as part of the Skype for Business deployment, Exchange Web Services (EWS) are required to be published externally in order to allow meeting information to be available to the Skype […]

MobilityShield offers secure reverse proxy alternative to Microsoft TMG

Microsoft’s recent decision to stop issuing any further releases of its Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) has led IT Security managers to search for a reliable and cost effective solution to replace the Forefront TMG. This has driven companies to seek other reverse proxy solutions for using Lync and SharePoint on mobile devices. MobilityShield has decided therefore, to offer […]

MobilityShield and harmon.ie launch secure SharePoint mobile connectivity solution

MobilityShield and harmon.ie, a proven enterprise mobile collaboration leader, partner to offer secure mobile connectivity for organizations using Microsoft SharePoint. The innovative security solution will be presented for the first time at the SharePoint Conference 2014, which will take place in Las Vegas on March 3–6, 2014. The solution adds Two-Factor Authentication to verify that […]

41% of federal workers endanger their agencies by using unsecured mobile devices

Forty-one percent of US government workers put their agencies at risk with their non-secure habits while using mobile devices, according to a report published by Mobile Work Exchange. The report, entitled “The 2014 Mobilometer Tracker: Mobility, Security, and the Pressure In Between,” indicates that 90 percent of federal employees use at least one mobile device […]