England based Internet security firm, Sophos has lunched Sophos Mobile Control, a product targeted to a mobile and Smartphone devices.This product comes with Sophos Anti-virus, Sophos Client Firewall and Sophos Disk Encryption and hence protects mobile and Smartphone devices like iPhone, iPad, Android and windows devices.
Sophos Mobile control secures the mobile devices by centrally configuring security settings and enabling lockdown of unwanted features. The features like strong password policy and lock period, control and installation of applications and blocking usage of cameras and browsers will help in enabling the enforcement of consistent security policies.
It also has the facility to register new devices and erase or lock the device, in case of lost. It handles official emails through a secured gateway permitting only registered and secured devices to access those emails.
“The definition of a company endpoint is shifting rapidly and security solutions must quickly adapt to provide companies and users the protection they need without causing undue burden on IT staff and users. The introduction of the Sophos Mobile Control provides device and data protection and security controls in the context they need it.”, said Matthias Pankert, Head of Data Protection Product Management, Sophos.