IT Asset Management

Data Security: How to Secure a Device That is Offline
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Data Security: How to Secure a Device That is Offline

Device freeze policies in Absolute Data & Device Security (DDS) allow you to secure your devices – and the important information they contain – regardless of internet access, user, or location. In the video below, we explain how you can secure a device that is offline. A missing device can cause a lot of trouble. Though its rare, a device can go completely dark with no internet connection or activity....

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How Educational Institutions Can Safeguard Data & Devices
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How Educational Institutions Can Safeguard Data & Devices

Absolute Software recently attended BETT 2015 this past January, where we talked about how Absolute is helping to safeguard education technology. Alongside that event, I had a chance to share some of my thoughts on the topic with the Microsoft UK Schools blog. Technology is rapidly changing the classroom environment and the wider education system. Text books are being replaced by digital devices and virtual classrooms, expanding the idea...

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Core Tenets of Mobile Security
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Core Tenets of Mobile Security

CSO Online’s CSO’s 2015 Mobile Security Survival Guide is a succinct look at the shift taking place in enterprise mobile management, reflecting the need to simplify and unify the security and management of devices. A shift in focus and simpler but more powerful tools can go a long way to reducing the threats that mobile devices pose to enterprise data security. As the article points out, part of taking control...

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The Impact of New Device Activations on Corporate Security
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The Impact of New Device Activations on Corporate Security

Millions of people unwrapped new devices on Christmas Day. Smartphones, tablets, laptops and other gear prompted a flurry of new device activations. Christmas Day consistently sees the highest number of new device activations and app installs each year (hence why the season is also one of the highest for theft). In 2014, more than 51% of new devices unwrapped worldwide were Apple devices, followed by Samsung (17.7%) and Nokia...

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