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November 30, 2023 by Jesus Vigo

Streamline device redeployment workflows with Return to Service Command

It's never been simpler to redeploy devices or sanitize shared ones in a secure, efficient manner while ensuring they are reenrolled with your MDM solution, ready for new users. Learn more about how Apple’s Return to Service Command helps IT achieve this quickly and easily.

November 1, 2023 by Jesus Vigo

What platforms does Jamf support?

Threats don't sleep. They also don't discriminate against device types or target just one platform. So, why should your enterprise security strategy be any different?

Pro Tip: it shouldn't.

Bad actors are hoping you don't know this, but Jamf does. That's why in this blog, we discuss why it's critical for security solutions to support multiple platforms in order to be truly holistic and offer comprehensive protections against existing and evolving threats that target your fleet - not just one type of device on a single platform.

October 18, 2023 by Jesus Vigo

What is a Whaling phishing attack and how to prevent it

Threats impacting your cybersecurity defenses continue to grow and evolve from one type of form to another. Advanced Persistent Threats (APT) and converged threat types were already difficult to detect, and now existing threats, like Whaling, are getting supercharged by AI to become more efficient and scalable. In this blog, we delve into Whaling Phishing attacks:

  • What Whaling attacks are?
  • How do they impact cybersecurity?
  • Provide examples of real-world attacks
  • Breakdown the anatomy of a Whaling attack
  • and discuss the different ways to prevent them
October 17, 2023 by Jesus Vigo

Assessing Security Needs: Enhancing Your Organization’s Overall Security Posture

Understanding the security needs of an organization is only one component of maintaining a strong security posture. Knowing the risks that are unique to your organization and assessing them accurately are critical to the overall security posture as well.

In this paper, learn:

  • What risk is and how telemetry data collected provides visibility into device health and overall security posture
  • Why assessing risk must be performed at a regular cadence, iteratively as part of the security stack
  • How this data aids your organization in not only determining its security needs but also how to use it to protect against current and future risks
  • Why integrating risk data with endpoint security solutions helps organizations maintain a strong security posture while meeting compliance goals
October 12, 2023 by Jesus Vigo

macOS Security Basics series: The One Where Your Data Wasn’t Encrypted with FileVault

Encrypting your data may seem like a foreign concept to some users. It may be the stuff of thriller-type novels and spy yarns. But the reality is that encrypting data is a fundamental security control that is built into every version of macOS (and iOS/iPadOS for that matter) that serves a singular purpose: keeping unauthorized users from accessing your personal, corporate and privacy data whenever your computer is not in use. As a matter of fact, the benefits combined with a dead simple setup make it a “no-brainer” for business and personal users alike, leaving users to wonder why they didn’t enable it sooner.

October 6, 2023 by Jesus Vigo

Protecting Vulnerable mobile endpoints. Manage and secure.

Managing and securing your most vulnerable endpoints, mobile devices requires more than just MDM or mobile threat defense solutions. Admins need to be able to converge these technologies as part of their existing security strategy to ensure a strong, organizational security posture.

In this blog, learn more about how the integration of macOS and mobile devices is the future but also key to holistic, endpoint protection strategies. Also:

  • Insight into current mobile security challenges and solutions
  • The importance of mobile-specific security measures
  • An overview of holistic endpoint protection
  • And best practices for mobile security policy implementation
October 2, 2023 by Jesus Vigo

What is Mobile Threat Defense (MTD)?

Mobile Threat Defense solutions are all concerned with one thing only: ensuring the security of your mobile devices against malware, network-based attacks and the overall reduction of risk that modern-day security threats pose to the mobile user base.

September 15, 2023 by Jesus Vigo

What is Mobile Security?

Securing your mobile fleet, while sharing many similarities with desktop computers, may vary vastly depending on variables specific only to mobile technology. In this blog we breakdown some of those factors unique to mobile devices, which include:

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